OUR VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES

We partner with local organizations to offer monthly opportunities to engage in volunteering activities

We would like to invite you to be part of one of our Current Projects:

 

Project #1 – Help with the "Formiguinhas" Program

What are the “Formiguinhas” and how it works? Raquel Marshall started the program in 2019 with the goal of raising donations and helping the Houston street population. Since then, the “Formiguinhas” have provided many meals and services for this population. “Formiguinhas” means “ants” in Portuguese.

How can you help?

- Donating some items - clothing, food, drinks or some items from their Amazon List  (items should be delivered to the address on the list)

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/27G6BRU97DTNN?ref_=wl_share

- Volunteering to make the food that is delivered on Sundays, going on the delivery day or providing some service for the homeless. For more details contact Raquel: 331-222-2766

Project #2 – Donations for the Refugee Assistance Program - Interfaith Ministries

We are collaborating with the Interfaith Ministries and asking for donations to their Refugee Assistance Program: https://www.imgh.org/refugee-services/refugee-services-wish-list/

Items to Donate:

- Small kitchen appliances: blenders, coffee makers, toasters, toaster ovens, food processors.

- Electronics: tv’s, computers, laptops, printers, small electric heaters, fans, vacuums

- Furniture: love seats (no wedge beds), night stands, coffee tables, side tables, tv stands, bar stools, living room chairs, table/stand-up lamps.

- Cookware, Dinnerware

- Clothes and Shoes (new or clean gently used)

- Underwear and Socks (NEW)

Drop-Off Items:

Items may be dropped off at the Interfaith Ministries on Tuesdays only between 9 am and 4 pm 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002

For more information, to deliver big items (like furniture) or to arrange pick-up, please contact: Agustin Socorro at 713-533-4933 or asocorro@imgh.org.

 

Project #3 - Volunteers for COVID 19 Vaccination Campaign

You must complete all 3 Steps below in order to be on the list to become a volunteer. The AlertMedia system (Step 3 below) will send a message when an opportunity for volunteering is available. You will have to follow the instructions received in order to sign up.

1 – Complete your registration online: https://homelandpreparedness.tovuti.io/register-page

2 – Complete the Online Courses: “Program Orientation” & “Required Documents” (1.5 horas)

3 - Register with AlertMedia to get the most up to date information about volunteering/events: https://homeland.alertmedia.com/public/v1

 

A few other ideas for drop off Donations and Volunteering:

Rosenberg Richmond Helping Hands (RRHH)

Location: 902 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469, Phone: (281) 232-4904

Donations - http://www.roserichhelpinghands.org/get-involved#donate

Donations must be delivered from 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the location above. They accept all food, clothing (gently used without rips, tears or stains) and hygiene products. Other donations to consider include: New socks, diapers, depends and new undergarments. Men's clothing and shoes are items that they always have a great need for. RRHH have a clothing closet and a pantry to assist those in need. They are able to choose 5-8 outfits per person from the clothing closet without charge. Helping Hands endeavors to provide new undergarments, socks and diapers for each person in need.

Volunteer - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c49aaab2ca3f49-helping

Volunteers are needed Monday thru Thursday from 10 A.M. until 2:30 P.M. They need volunteers in the Food Pantry, Clothing Closet and as Case Workers.

 

Second Mile

Location: 1135 Highway 90A, Missouri City, TX 77489, Phone: (281) 261-9199

Donations - https://www.secondmile.org/wishlist/

Donations may be dropped off Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the location above. Second Mile has a Wish List for the most needed items. Please visit their website to check the current list

Volunteer - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4da4ae28a7f49-july1

You must fill out the Volunteer Application (on the Sign-Up Genius link above) and take with you on the day of the Volunteering. They need help on the Food Pantry/ Warehouse and with Events.

 

Interfaith of the Woodlands

Location: 4242 Interfaith Way, The Woodlands TX 77381, Phone: (281) 367-1230

Donations – Hang Me Up Shop (Resale Store)

Donations are accepted Monday – Saturday from 10am – 4pm at the Hand Me Up Shop (536 Sawdust Rd, Spring, TX 77380). Items that you can donate: gently used, quality clothing for the entire family, boutique items, books, toys, houseware items, furniture and home décor in good condition. All proceeds generated from the shop benefit Interfaith Programs and Services.

Volunteer - https://woodlandsinterfaith.org/volunteer/

They currently have many options from working at the Hang Me Up store to Family and Senior Services. If you are interested send an email to smundy@woodlandsinterfaith.org

MAM – Memorial Assistance Ministries

Location: 1625 Blalock Road, Houston, TX 77080, Phone: (713) 468-4516

Donations for the Resale Shop

https://mam-resale.myshopify.com/pages/donations

The donation center is open Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays, 10am-3pm. Donations must be in resalable condition and delivered in boxes, bags, containers or hangers that do not need to be returned to the donor. Any questions? Email: donations@mamhouston.org

Volunteer

https://www.mamhouston.org/volunteeropps

Take a look at the Volunteer Opportunities on the link above​​, to help you choose how you'd like to help.

Contact the Volunteer Recruiter by phone or email at (713) 574-7540 or MAMVolunteers@mamhouston.org to schedule an appointment for a brief meeting and tour.

Complete a volunteer application: https://www.mamhouston.org/howtovolunteer

Stay well! Stay Positive! And remember God is always with us.

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