Service Opportunities

Upcoming Service Opportunities

HELP KENTUCKY TORNADO VICTIMS:

MATTHEW 25 MINISTRIES is requesting donations of the following types of items to supplement existing supplies, for restocking during their response to the 2021 December tornado outbreak, and for future distributions:

  • Monetary donations: Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for December Tornado Outbreak Relief will be used for the purpose intended)
  • Cases of bottled water (12- and 24- count)
  • Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion, etc.
  • Cleaning supplies: Laundry detergents, general cleaner, sponges, bleach (powdered form is preferred), mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves, etc.
  • Paper products: Toilet paper, paper towels, etc.
  • Baby and infant supplies: Diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.
  • First-aid items: Bandages, gauze, pads, first aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs, etc.

 

WEST CHESTER NAZARENE CHURCH, a Faith Alliance church partner, is collecting items for the Kentucky tornado victims. Items can be dropped off at the church at any time of the day, 7951 Tylersville Road, West Chester, OH 45069. Tables are located at the front or side entrances of the church for donations. Items specifically requested by our partnering churches in Kentucky include:

  • Generators, extension cords, gas cans, flash lights, batteries
  • Snack foods, bread, crackers, pop-tarts, fruit, pudding cups, jello cups, applesauce cups, breakfast bars, water, drink mixes, protein bars, peanut butter and jelly, multipack chips, baby food, formula, etc.  Foods that do not require cooking only, please.
  • Hand soap, body soap, toothpaste, tooth brushes, shampoo, deodorants, lotions, wipes, toilet paper, plastic ware, diapers.
  • Socks, children's gloves, adult gloves, toboggans/hats, blankets, towels, wash cloths, etc.

Additional information can be found at www.wcn.church/help  If you have any questions, you can contact the West Chester Nazarene Church office at (513) 777-6300.

ST. MAX, financial contributions may be made to St. Max disaster relief.

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SERVE CITY FOOD PANTRY, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, various times, click here to see available times and to sign up Serve City: Food Pantry (Open Hours) (signupgenius.com) and the link to the volunteer application Volunteer | Serve City (serve-city.org)

REACH OUT LAKOTA, various Saturdays, 10:00 AM - noon, help sort clothing at Reach Out Lakota, see sign-up for available dates. https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=70a0c49a9aa2da64-volunteer8&view=standard

ST. MAX CHILI COOK-OFF & GAME NIGHTSaturday, January 15, 5:30-9PM, various shifts available to serve and opportunities to donate food for the event Chili Cook-off Volunteers: 2022 Chili Cook-off Volunteers (signupgenius.com) 

Interested in preparing a crock pot of chili to share? Enter here Chili Makers: 2022 Chili Cook Off Entrees (signupgenius.com)

ST. MAX MEAL TRAIN Do you enjoy cooking and baking and preparing meals for others? Do you want to support those parishioners going through challenging times with a home cooked meal or carryout? Join our team! We are currently looking for people to help organize meal deliveries to families throughout the parish when needed.  please contact Stacy Volpenhein at mealtrainministry@saint-max.org  or text 513-828-8526.

LAST MILE FOOD RESCUE is seeking volunteers who are hungry to make a difference in our city. Did you know that 35% of food goes to waste while 20% of Cincinnati’s population struggles with food insecurity? Last Mile uses the power of technology to connect volunteer drivers to good food in need of rescue. Our simple app takes you every step of the way – from picking up food to dropping off at local non-profits. Would you donate an hour of your time to help us rescue good food and deliver it to those who need it most? Last Mile has rescued 500,000 pounds of food in just seven months! Our goal is to hit one million pounds of food rescued by the end of 2021. Join us in the movement to #endfoodwaste and become a food rescue hero today! Get started by downloading the app! www.lastmilefood.org/our-app

 

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