There are many ways to serve in this ministry. The mission of this ministry upon its inception was to be a local ministry with local resources to offer hope to those inside the jails and upon release.
All of our donations are used in the jail and the Ministry Center for the following:
What can you do to help?
BACKPACK FOOD PANTRY
We distribute Backpacks to those coming out of incarceration who are couch surfing or homeless. These backpacks include:
Water, for an even better option water with electrolytes.
Pretzels with peanut butter ( has carbs, magnesium and protein to help maintain energy) Granola Bar/Cereal Bar “The Bar saves Lives”- A brand that gives aid to children with malnutrition and can help the homeless for a healthy snack during the day.
Trail Mix without chocolate but WITH FRUIT-protein at its finest.
Fruit cups/cans/ Pudding cups ( most do not have can openers) Beef Jerkey-added protein Crackers/ Baked Veggie Chips Brown Rice Cakes Popcorn ( unseasoned) Pumpkin Seeds Raw nuts Fast food cards beans/microwaveable containers of foods, i.e., ravioli, mac&cheese; beefaroni, etc. Tuna packs, Cans of Chicken ( pull of tops)
***The cans with the pull off tops are best. Most do not have can openers!
Travel type Toiletry Items
Volunteers to work at the Center as Men and Women come in needing our resources
Volunteers to minister in the jail for Faith Based Programs
Volunteers to help with our Gifts for Kids Program
Are you interested in being a voice on our Board of Directors?
Books (soft cover only) for the Jail Library
Coats for Men and Women
Clothes for Men and Women