The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Family Outreach Community CenterFamily Outreach Community Center
The Family Outreach Community Center exists to improve the quality of life for residents of Henderson County by providing assistance for low-income families, implementing programs targeted towards strengthening the community and assisting other exist... Read more
The Family Outreach Community Center exists to improve the quality of life for residents of Henderson County by providing assistance for low-income families, implementing programs targeted towards strengthening the community and assisting other existing outreach programs in the county.
Mobile Food Pantry
Operation Backpack, in partnership with West Central CUSD #235
Parenting & Family Assistance Program:
Children’s clothes, maternity clothes, and personal hygiene items
Essential baby supplies
Holiday food baskets
Provide school supplies and clothing to low-income students in need.
Learning lessons, opportunities to learn new skills
Project Santa Angel Tree, in conjunction with West Central School District, providing Christmas gifts to students who may otherwise not get many.
Educational fliers for parents, in conjunction with Operation Backpack
Offer budgetting assistance and Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class discounts for low-income families
Employment Services/Career Development Program:
Career Closet, providing professional clothing for job interviews