Are financial hardships preventing you from meeting your basic needs?

Life can trigger adverse circumstances beyond your control, creating financial hardships that prevent you from meeting your basic needs. OCBF’s Benevolence Fund was established to provide members with temporary financial assistance to meet the costs of life’s necessities – specifically food, clothing, housing, transportation and/or health.

Qualifications/Requirements for Assistance:

  • Be a member of OCBF in good standing for at least six months.
  • Be actively serving in a Ministry with verification through ministry letter.
  • Have a consistent giving record.
  • Your request should be for necessities of life (food, clothing and shelter).
  • You have not received assistance within the past six months.
  • NOTE: The availability of funds is predicated on the replenishment of funds disbursed to accepted applicants.

Qualifications/Requirements for Assistance:

  • You must be a member of OCBF in good standing for at least six months.
  • You must be actively serving in a Ministry with verification through ministry letter.
  • You must have a consistent giving record.
  • Your request must be for necessities of life. Benevolence will not cover requests for credit card bills, late fees, funeral expenses, medical expenses, medications, etc.
  • Assistance has not been received by you in the past six months.
  • NOTE: The availability of funds is predicated on the replenishment of funds disbursed to accepted applicants.

For more information about the Benevolence Fund, please contact Financial Stewardship at stewardship@ocbfchurch.org.