Here some current opportunities around Houston to serve those most at risk during this unprecedented time.
Agape Development - transforming our neighborhood by preparing Christ-following, independent, community leaders. They will hold their summer camps for neighborhood children and teens and they have a lot they need to do in order to be ready for this, especially at their new facility! Click here to hear more. All you have to do to help is send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you'll receive instructions.
Houston Responds - Unite, empower and mobilize churches across Greater Houston to expedite long-term recovery and respond to future disasters. Check out their Masks for All project here where you can donate funds and/or supplies as well as produce masks for greater Houston and in particular under-resourced areas.
The Landing - To serve survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation with a trauma-informed approach fueled by the love of Christ. Continuing to serve survivors during COVID-19 - click here to watch a short video from Kara Parker, Executive Director, on how you can help. Here is a needs list, which you can either donate or purchase and have shipped through Amazon.
Small Steps - To provide an exemplary early childhood program to instill and foster the social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth of economically at-risk children and their families. Help assemble a box of food for a family. Next time you are at the grocery store, you can purchase 10-15 items from the attached list to create a food box/bag for one of our families! If you are looking to engage your kids, we welcome decorated boxes and/or homemade cards inserted with the items. We will have safe distanced drive-thru drop-offs every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Small Steps (2902 Jensen Dr. Houston, TX 77026). If you are interested in signing up for a box(es), please sign up by clicking here. OR you can check out their Amazon Wish List.
Work Faith Connection - Helping people in transition build a new life through work and faith. Pray daily for their needs by downloading their Prayer Guide.
Kids Meals - Fighting childhood hunger right at their doorsteps. Click here to explore ways to volunteer with Kids Meals.
Houston Food Bank - Filling pantries. Filling lives. Click here to watch an interview done by Houston Responds with Houston Food Bank CEO, Brian Greene and then click here to access their COVID-19 page where you can sign up for a variety of volunteer opportunities.