There are a multitude of ways to be involved with The Father's Heart Street Ministry. Whether you're young or old, single, married or have a whole family that wants to be involved, there's a place for you. Don't worry about experience, we can train you. Here are just some of the ways you can jump in and be part of what we're doing. If you'd like more information about these or other volunteer positions, please call the Storehouse and we'll answer your questions.
- Pick up Donations
from various locations and bring them to the Storehouse
- Serve food/pass out clothing
out on the street
- Organize clothing/clean/sort, etc in Storehouse
- Make 10-15 sack lunches once a month to be delivered out on the street
- Provide and/or serve lunch for 50 people at the Day Center
once a week or monthly
- Provide meals for "emergency shelter" days--when Storehouse is open overnight due to extreme weather
- Prepare food for special holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas
- Prepare decorations for special events and holidays (ie table decorations for holiday meals)
- Serve food for special occassions
- Set up/clean up for special events
- Play golf (at TFH annual Golf Tournament)
- Van driver--to pick up guests for events, special occasions, etc.
- Sleep over/supervision/friendship during overnight shifts when Storehouse is open for emergency shelter
- Driver--to take clients to medical appointments, etc.
- "Adopt" a homeless person or low-income family for Christmas and buy them a gift off their wish list (to be handed out at the Christmas dinner)
- Lead Bible study
- Teach computer, life or skills
- Organize fundraising events
- Contact churches regarding donations
- Write grants
- Donate special skills (carpentry, electric, car mechanic, etc.) for special projects needed to be done
- Spread the word--tell everyone you know about TFH
- Make hygiene kits (see below)
A volunteer taking blood pressure for a Father's Heart client.
A volunteer decorating the table for the Thanksgiving dinner served annually at The Father's Heart Storehouse.
Please check here for most current volunteer needs/openings
These are a great project for groups or families to put together as they require little time and money.
Hygiene kits consist of things like travel sized shampoo and lotion, soap, a washcloth, a comb, toothbrush and toothpaste, a pair of socks, etc. that are all placed in a gallon-sized ziplock bag and handed out to people living on the streets.
Anyone Can Make a Sack Lunch:
Here's a simple idea to get your juices flowing....