Action MinistriesAction Ministries Inc. provides an extensive network of community partners and volunteers with the tools and expertise to lead fellow Georgians out of poverty. By meeting basic needs, the ministry removes barriers that prevent thousands of Georgians from breaking the cycle of poverty and realizing their potential. www.actionministries.net
Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and ChildrenAtlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children, a branch of Atlanta Mission, provides day services focused on building relationships, meeting needs, and casting vision and hope for each woman’s future. They offer a variety of services, including childcare, showers, laundry, lunch, MARTA cards, medical care, life-skills classes, access to overnight services, and much more. www.atlantamission.org
The Child Development Association (CDA)The Child Development Association (CDA) provides affordable early learning programs and childcare for preschool children of low-income families in the metro Atlanta area. The CDA prepares economically disadvantaged children for success in education and life. Childcare services enable hardworking parents to maintain full-time employment. The CDA has provided outstanding service to low-income, hard-working families for more than 45 years. Located in Roswell. www.CDAkids.org
The Drake HouseThe Drake House provides short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment programs for homeless mothers and their children in north metro Atlanta. Women and children entering The Drake House are offered a variety of support services to empower and educate them and move them towards self-sufficiency. www.thedrakehouse.org
EnAble of GeorgiaEnAble of Georgia is now In Community and provides nurturing homes and quality support services for adults with developmental disabilities. Community Access Services are geared toward preparing and assisting individuals to become part of their broader community. Community Living Support Services are provided to those either living at home with their family or in the community in their own homes. EnAble offers residential services within group homes located in typical neighborhoods. www.incommunityga.org
Family Promise of North Fulton/DeKalbFamily Promise of North Fulton/DeKalb is a network of interfaith organizations working together to end homelessness. We provide temporary assistance, hospitality, and case management for families with children experiencing homelessness. Our interfaith, nonsectarian network brings the faith community together to help our community’s families regain housing, independence, and dignity in a time of need. Four times a year RUMC hosts families who are experiencing a housing crisis. We are part of a network of congregations in North Fulton and DeKalb Counties working together to provide guests a safe, homelike shelter where families can stay together. www.familypromisenfd.org
Foster Care Support Foundation (FCSF)Foster Care Support Foundation (FCSF) serves a growing need throughout Georgia by providing free clothing, infant equipment, and developmental toys to thousands of children in foster and relative care. We partner with Georgia’s DFCS for child referral, verification, and foster parent recruiting and training. We serve foster children residing in Georgia’s foster homes and children housed by private agencies. www.fostercares.org
Habitat for HumanityHabitat for Humanity – Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. There is an ever increasing need for affordable housing in North Central Georgia. Habitat for Humanity ReStores accept donations of new and gently used items. We sell those items to treasure hunters and bargain shoppers to raise money for our mission of eliminating substandard housing. www.habitat-ncg.org
Mary Hall Freedom HouseMary Hall Freedom House – Provides housing and substance treatment services for women and their children in order to empower them to break the cycle of addictions, poverty and homelessness for themselves and their children.www.maryhallfreedomhouse.org/
Murphy-HarpstMurphy-Harpst provides round-the-clock therapeutic care that enables children to heal and recover so that they can re-engage with society and lead productive lives. For nearly a century, Murphy-Harpst has successfully treated thousands of children by building the environment necessary to reverse the cycle of a lifetime of cruelty and neglect. www.murphyharpst.org
MUST Ministries addresses the basic needs of individuals, families, and children with facilities in Cobb and Cherokee Counties and programs in numerous other counties. MUST brings people of many faiths together to respond to God’s challenge to minister to others with compassion and love. RUMC hosts the MUST Summer Lunch program that provides free lunches in the Roswell area every weekday of the summer to low income children who normally receive free lunch when they are in school. www.mustministries.org
MUST Summer Lunch Program needs you! Volunteers deliver nearly 1,000 sack lunches each day, M-F, May – August 4, to area kids in need. This requires many packed lunches, as well as lots of volunteers to pack lunches and load them into cars, and drivers and riders to deliver the lunches each day.
To volunteer for packing, loading, driving and delivering, CLICK HERE.
To sign up to donate lunches, CLICK HERE.