Urban Solutions, a comprehensive ministry that seeks to enable people to lift themselves out of poverty, will hold a kick-off benefit dinner Saturday night at 5 p.m. at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave.
The program involves coaches who work one-on-one with people to assist them in using available resources and acquiring skills to maintain and thrive independently.
Saturday night s banquet includes a chicken dinner, silent auction, and car raffle. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. Information: 419-478-6012.