Serving our neighbors in need...transforming lives and communities in response to Christ's call.
MUST is an orgainization that provides services and programs for - men, women, children, families, disabled persons, mentally ill, persons with AIDS - regardless of residence, income, race or religious beliefs. Services include Emergency Shelter, Groceries, Hot Meals, Clothing, Job Assistance, Health Care, Financial Assistance, Temporary Housing, Training Classes, Substance Abuse Counseling, Special programs and activities for children.
We have several locations for our Day Services: Marietta, Smyrna and Canton.
I had the opportunity to volunteer in the Toy Shop today. It was the first time i have done this type of volunteer work. I can't tell you what a blessing it was to be a part of helping these families. I believe i walked away with more than i gave today and will certainly go back again. This organization was organized, the toys were new and were nice items. I wish i could see the faces of those sweet babies when they see what they got. God is truly amazing! If you can't give money, give your time! I promise you it's so worth it!
There are some mean spirited volunteers on site sometimes. I will stay out of here I don't wish to be targeted. I'd rather leave this type of place alone. I told the volunteer at the food counter that I didn't realize my son was 19 and not 18. I said I don't keep up with grown people's age. She said, well he still lives in your house. So, I presume she was appalled and took that statement for more than what it was, therefore I was given all tomato soup and one can of pears because that's what I deserved for whatever negativism was taken from my innocent statement. I saw far more food than tomato soup. That's why you have to learn to shut up because people take whatever you say for something negative if they are a mean negative spirit themselves. A different volunteer in the clothes closet asked me were the bottoms I had jeans or pant. I answered and she looked up like I had said something bad and explained to me the pant/ jean rules meanly, as if I had a problem with her asking me that
I volunteered with MUST at the Marietta Fair, collecting canned food donations for their food bank. It was a great experience working with such warm-hearted and inspiring people. I would definitely volunteer with this organisation again.
They are 100% behind our community and directly affect those in need. MUST Ministries is an established Cobb County charity for over 30 years and I have personally been volunteering with them since 1988.