Get involved in your community! Many of the organizations listed are Christian ministries, but all are opportunities to show love.
Arrive Minnesota: arriveministries.org
Arrive is a Christian non-profit organization that helps refugees and immigrants. They partner with over 50 Twin Cities churches and hundreds of volunteers to provide tutoring, English language training, resettlement support, church refugee gardens and friendship to refugees across the metro area and beyond. Volunteer opportunities are listed on arriveministries.org/how-you-can-help. Contact: email@example.com or 612-798-4332.
Community Emergency Services: cesmn.org
CES provides direct aid relief (including food from their food shelf), advocacy, referral, guidance and prayer support for people in need. They can use Local Opportunities to Serve Get involved in your community! Many of the organizations listed are Christian ministries, but all are opportunities to show love. volunteers to interview clients, help sort and shelve donated groceries, and donate items. Contact: Melanie LaPointe, CES Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-870-1125, extension 128. Karin Olson has helped for several years.
Damascus Way: damascusway.com
Damascus Way is a halfway house for men coming out of prison. Opportunities to help include preparing hygiene kits for new residents or cooking and sharing a meal as a group. Contact: 763-545-6558 or craig. email@example.com
Feed My Starving Children: fmsc.org
Pack nutritious food packets for needy children around the world. Well organized for groups and families to participate. Many First Free families have participated. Contact: 763-504.-2919 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source Ministries: sourcemn.org
Through urban outreach and anti-trafficking efforts, SOURCE empowers the at-risk and unreached to make a break from the past and build foundations for the future.