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.
To provide shelter, meals, hospitality and suppor for homeless families.
With the support of area congregations and their volunteers as well as the professionals at the day center, homeless children and their parents are provided with the tools to find housing, employement and other necessary skills by which they can become self sufficient. The congregations provide on a rotating basis a place to stay at their church building as well as food and social time. To be included in the program the families are cannot be actively using, drugs and alcohol, suffer from severe mental illness or be fleeing from abuse.