Check out our sites for Winter 2017!
City of Light
City of Light is a progressive community of faith which holds these core values: compassion in action for a world in need, inclusion that calls them to create a world that works for and welcomes everyone, empowerment for one another to discover their best in relationship with God. Volunteers will participate in ongoing community support and development programs which seek to further the betterment of Atlanta, such as: clothing and food distribution, meals for the hungry, inclusive support groups, and more.
The mission of Moab Solutions is to reduce and eliminate the waste of materials and human potential while nurturing the well-being of the natural world. We protect and restore natural areas, help the homeless help themselves, and promote the benefits of Respect, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle practices. At our core is a deep respect for and love of the natural world, and all lives that depend upon it. Volunteers will be participating in a series of projects around the Moab area.
Kerrville State Hospital
Kerrville State Hospital is one of ten mental health facilities in the Texas Department of State Health Services system and provides care for adults with major mental illnesses who need the safety, structure and resources of an inpatient setting. The hospital operates 202 beds for individuals hospitalized on a forensic commitment. Volunteers will work with patients - possibly doing special events and workshops for them, and work on site projects.
Open Arms Minnesota
Open Arms of Minnesota is a nonprofit that cooks and delivers free, nutritious meals to people living with life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities. We believe that food is medicine, and our work matters to the health outcomes of our clients. With the help of over 6,000 volunteers, they'll cook and deliver more than 600,000 delicious meals this year to people living with cancer, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), as well as their caregivers and dependents.
FiftyForward is the leading resource for adults 50+ in Middle Tennessee who seek to live longer, more fulfilling lives. It is the premier provider of innovative programs and services for older adults and their families through a powerful leadership team of staff, volunteers and community partners. Members participate in hundreds of educational and wellness programs. Volunteers will assist with programming and services for the members.
Food & Friends
The mission of Food & Friends is to foster a community caring for men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling. Students at this site will be working to package meals for those members of the community.
Misericordia offers a community of care that maximizes potential for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are also physically challenged. By serving society’s most vulnerable citizens, Misericordia also serves the families who want the best for them, yet cannot provide it at home. Misericordia offers a continuum of care to meet their diverse needs and aspires for each individual to live as independently as possible in the highest level of community integration feasible.
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
Salt Lake City/St. George, UT
SUWA promotes local and national recognition of the region’s unique character through research and public education; supports both administrative and legislative initiatives to permanently protect the Colorado Plateau wild places within the National Park and National Wilderness Preservation Systems, or by other protective designations where appropriate; builds support for such initiatives on both the local and national level; and provides leadership within the conservation movement through uncompromising advocacy for wilderness preservation. Volunteers to this site will participate in 2 projects in Salt Lake and 2 in St. George, Utah.