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ORGANIZATION: Lexington Rescue Mission

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 17 people are interested
Lexington Rescue Mission

We need volunteers to help plant and maintain our garden. This project directly helps struggling families who may have a hard time getting fresh vegetables or other food due to loss of income from COVID This volunteer opportunity has flexibility on timing. This can be one-time to plant the garden or ongoing to maintain it. We are following CDC safety guidelines and all volunteers have access to masks and gloves.

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About Lexington Rescue Mission

Location:

444 Glen Arvin Avenue, P.O. Box 1050, Lexington, KY 40588, US

Mission Statement

We exist to serve and glorify God through a Christ-centered ministry that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of hurting people in the greater Lexington area.

Description

Lexington Rescue Mission works to restore hope and rebuild broken lives. We do this by reaching out to people who are living on the margins with vital relief efforts and helping them overcome their key obstacles to self-sufficiency and living a meaningful life.

In 2014, we:

  • Served 42,006 meals to the hungry
  • Provided 600 people with free clothing
  • Assisted 56 people with transportation
  • Provided 444 free medical visits for the uninsured
  • Prevented 82 families from being evicted
  • Prevented 80 families from having utilities shut off
  • Provided transitional housing for 44 men and women
  • Prepared 70 people for employment through Jobs for Life
  • Provided 1,563 people wiith resource referral and case management
  • Ministered to 1,135 people in chapel, small groups and pastoral care.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Hunger
Community, Faith-Based, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

444 Glen ArvinLexington, KY 40508

(38.06493,-84.50399)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Gardening
  • Baking
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • 1 hour Weekly
  • Younger children can volunteer with a parent w/guardian chaperone over the age of 18.

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