Novo: “To Make New”

Novo comes from the Latin word for “change” or “to make new.”

Novo exists to break cycles of destruction, create hope, and instill a sense of purpose through life-changing mentoring relationships with inner-city boys and girls. Since 2005, Novo Ministries has been making a lasting impact in the inner city by supporting and mobilizing the faith community to provide children with positive role models, a safe haven from the challenges that surround them, and opportunities to learn about the God who created and loves them.


Impact by the Numbers

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  • 12,000+ online downloads
  • 7,000+ curriculum booklets distributed
  • 4,000+ kids impacted annually
  • 2,000+ volunteers serving
  • 200+ behind-the-scenes volunteers who served at Novo
  • 100% of our partners believe they have gained new knowledge and / or skills from Novo
  • And 1 more smiling child who was in need, thanking you every day!



“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”

II Corinthians 5:17

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