Hillcrest Transitional Housing Program is one of our mission partners who provide a Christian environment that helps homeless families become self-supportive. Hillcrest Thrift Store helps support the program and you can be a part of the Volunteer team. Just pick a day a week, three hours a couple of times a week or whatever fits your schedule to help out in the store. Opportunities to help with accepting donations, pricing items, assisting customers and more are available. This is a great serving opportunity for individuals and groups. To volunteer, email Pam Reilly below!
Not only does Harvesters have volunteer needs at their facility to assist with sorting and packaging food items for groups, but they have Special Family Volunteer Nights where kids can learn the importance of serving others, Our Community CAN event where you can get your own neighborhood involved, make and provide Handmade Greeting cards for the seniors who receive food boxes each month and more. CLICK HERE to see their volunteer opportunities and to sign up.
LSSS is an emergency assistance organization that provides resources to meet basic needs of Lee's Summit, Lone Jack, Lake Lotawana, and Greenwood individuals and families. They offer volunteer opportunities in their upcoming Christmas Store, Food Pantry, Thrift Store and more. These are perfect for individuals, families or growth groups. Check out all the opportunities below. To Volunteer, contact Ted at (816) 525-4357 ext. 106.
If you love to cook and bring joy through sharing a meal with others, this is for you! The local Ronald McDonald House needs help with providing meals for the families staying there while their children are undergoing care at the hospital. This is a great opportunity for a growth group, a family or office staff to go and prepare and serve meals. CLICK HERE to see details and sign up.
You can make a difference in the life of a child at Crittenton Children's Center were they have excelled for more than a century at effectively treating the mental and behavioral health care needs of children, adolescents, and their families in Kansas City and across the region. Click below for Volunteer Information on areas where individuals and/or groups can volunteer. Contact Sherry Ott (or call her 816-767-4124) to volunteer or for questions.
Mother's Refuge is an amazing organization in Independence MO. They take in pregnant women with no resources and help them through their pregnancies and their first year of motherhood. They teach women life skills, help them set goals, and get them back on their feet. There are plenty of opportunities to lend a hand, they're looking for volunteers who can: mentor, tutor, babysit, help around the office, house sit, do minor maintenance, yard work and assist with fundraising. Check out their website to find out more about Mother's Refuge, and learn how you can make a difference.
Habitat for Humanity is a building supply store that accepts and resells quality new and used building materials generating funds used for Habitat homebuilding projects. There are ReStores located in Blue Springs and Independence. Volunteers can assist by picking up items, preparing them to go out of the ReStore floor, pricing, selling and more.
Call at 816.886.7374 to find out more details.
Blair’s Foster Socks, a non-profit organization where donations of clothes, socks, and other necessities that support foster families and children in distressed situations in Kansas City and beyond are collected and then provided to Foster kids. You can help by making donations of socks and clothing. Click on the button below to go to Blair's Foster Socks website for more details on how you can volunteer and drop off locations.