Service Opportunities

May 20
Bumper Crops collection for Urban Ministries

June 2
Show Up & Serve: Bumper Crop Day for Wake Relief

June 10
Bumper Crops Collection for Wake Relief

All Service Related Events

Collections

Clothing Closet
This ministry collects good, usable seasonal clothing and linens on the first and third Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. - 5:50 p.m. in W100, except in July. Children’s clothing is especially needed. The items collected are then distributed to agencies to help those in need.
Contact: Paula Williams or Cornelius and Charlotte Swart

Greensboro Tornado Victims Collection
On Sunday, April 15 several hundred homes, some schools and businesses were damaged or destroyed by a tornado. We want to provide funds to First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro as they work with community leaders to help meet needs. If you wish to help, please write a check to WMPC and put "Greensboro Tornado" in the subject line. We will forward all donations.

Let’s Feed the Animals
Companion Animal Ministry is collecting dog and cat food for the SPCA of Wake County’s AniMeals program. The SPCA will give your donations to Resources for Seniors to distribute to home-bound seniors and disabled adults. Your participation will help local citizens in need from having to choose between feeding their pets or paying bills, buying medicine or buying enough food to feed themselves and their families. Donations of dog and cat food can be put in the CAM/SPCA collection tub in The Connector.

Oak City Outreach Collection 
Help the WMPC Young Adults collect donations for Oak City Outreach. Items needed are: bars of soap, wash cloths (dark colors), lotion, shaving cream, deodorant (men and women), toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, cough drops, tissue (individual packs), lip balm, disposable razors and over the counter pain relievers. Items need to be travel size and unopened/unused. Drop off items in marked bins located in The Connector. Contact Robert Galloway with questions.

Eyeglasses Needed
WMPC is collecting your eyeglasses (prescription or readers) for the seminary in Wroclaw for use in their mission work in under-served areas of Eastern Europe. A collection box marked for Eyes and Ears Ministry is in The Connector. Questions? Contact Siobhan Millen.

White Memorial + Daniels Middle School = Partnership
WMPC is asking members to stock Daniels’ food pantry, which supplies food students may not otherwise have over the weekend. We need individual portions of canned fruits, vegetables, pastas, canned meats and 100% juice boxes. Leave items in the Connector. Help is also needed delivering these donations to the school. For additional information contact Martha Connor.

Tutors are needed for the ESL (English as a Second Language) students who function on a kindergarten/first grade level and need help in basic math and reading skills. Students will be tutored during their lunch period once a week. If you can commit to come weekly or every other week, contact Flo Durway.

Wheels4Hope - Donated Cars Changing Local Lives
Wheels4Hope is a faith-based, car donation program dedicated to helping economically challenged families and individuals by providing them reliable, affordable vehicles. Wheels4Hope takes donated cars, staff and volunteers repair them, and we place them with qualified recipients who are referred by Partner Agencies.

Ways to support Wheels4Hope:
• Car Donations
• Volunteer your time and skills

For more information go to wheels4hope.org or call 919-832-1941.

Food Needed
Remember that food is always needed in our local pantries. When shopping pick up a couple of extra cans to place in the crate in The Connector. Canned meat, pasta, pinto beans, kidney beans and fruit are always needed. No glass or open containers please.

Volunteers Needed

Ushers and Greeters Needed
Are you looking for ways to become more involved in church? Do you enjoy and care about people? Do you possess a servant’s heart? Then we want YOU to help as an Usher or a Greeter! Join fellow members as we welcome and greet one another at each Sunday Service. No special skills required. Contact Amy Claprood by email or at 919-834-3425, ext. 210, to volunteer.

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Day Trips
There is still much to do in the eastern part of our state in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. They could use work crews for a variety of tasks. If you have an interest in joining some day trips to the Rocky Mount/
Tarboro area, contact Gloria Johnson via or 919-834-3425 , ext. 207.

Martha Ministry: Angel Food
Angel Food Ministry is a caring group of church members dedicated to providing meals to those who have recently been discharged from local hospitals or have otherwise had an interruption in their daily lives. We strive to bring meals to members of all ages as a way to care for one another and lend ongoing support through difficult times. We are always looking for volunteers to join our Angel Food Ministry! No cooking experience necessary, just a desire to serve others.
Contact: Laura Bryant

Martha Ministry: Transportation
For transportation needs or for more information about volunteering to provide rides for those in need please contact Jean Williams, Parish Nurse.

Opportunities at Saint Saviour’s Center
The Diaper Train serves families with babies on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Volunteers are needed to distribute diapers from 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on these days. You can volunteer weekly or as available. For more information, contact Lisa Ives at 919-833-6400, ext. 222, or .

Flower Shuttle
Do you like flowers? Consider delivering flower arrangements from the Flower Shuttle at Raleigh Moravian Church on Tuesday mornings. The arrangements are used as centerpieces for Meals on Wheels lunches at the Center and as door prizes for seniors to enjoy. Volunteers rotate weekly and usually deliver once each month. Contact Sharon Hayes at 919-833-6400, ext. 201.

Meals on Wheels Needs You
Meals on Wheels provides hot lunches five days a week to those who are unable to get out or care for themselves. This is the only contact some recipients have with the outside world. Delivery time is typically between 10:30 and 12:30 and takes around 90 minutes. They are in need of drivers on the first Wednesday and Friday, second Monday and the third and fourth Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For information on volunteering, contact
919-833-1749 or wakemow.org.

Make a Difference to a Child
Mayview Learning Center is located within our Oberlin Road community, and it is in need of your help. Tutors are needed once a week to work with children and youth to complete their homework and work on math skills. The time commitment for K-3 is 3:15-4:25 and the older students is 4:30-5:50. The center is located at 1103 Parker St. and Geraldine Leach is the Center Director. Reach her at 919-834-5663 (1:00-3:00 p.m.). If you would like to visit and see the center before making a commitment contact Gloria Johnson.

Volunteers Needed at StepUp!
StepUp Ministry builds stability in lives through Employment and Life Skills. With larger class sizes in Jobs, Life Skills and Alumni, we have many new opportunities for you to share your talents, gifts and time. StepUp has immediate needs for more volunteers to serve as children’s helpers on Tuesdays or Thursdays, co-partners and summer meal servers (great group opportunity!). Please contact StepUp’s Volunteer Coordinator, Suzanne Templeton, to volunteer!