Serve Blog

North Kent Service Center

December 11, 2018

Volunteer opportunities available at North Kent Connect during the month of December. Contact Claire Guisfredi at

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Mission Thrift Store on Plainfield Ave near Beltline

November 27, 2018

Are you looking for a way to serve this winter months?  This thrift store is run almost entirely by volunteers – so almost all funds go to providing God’s word through the solar powered audio Treasure Bible to unreached people groups around the world. They have volunteer opportunities to fit just about everyone’s gifts, talents […]

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Volunteer to love on teen mothers and their children.

September 28, 2018

Are you interested in learning more about Grace’s Table, how to get involved, and what next steps you can take?  Join us at Grace’s Table on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 6:00-8:00PM.    We will discuss what it means to walk alongside teen mothers and their children. A presentation and discussion will be followed by a […]

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Women at Risk – and Art Prize

August 27, 2018

S.O.A.P. is a project that involves wrapping bars of soap in labels that have the national human trafficking hotline (1-888-3737-888) printed on them. The labeled bars are distributed to local hotels to be placed in bathrooms, creating the opportunity for victims to seek necessary help. Along with these bars, posters of missing children are handed out to […]

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Degage Volunteer Needs

July 28, 2018

Breakfast Shift Monday, Wednesday, or Friday 8:15-10:15am  A low-cost breakfast is served in Dégagé’s dining room each morning. Volunteers assist by preparing the food, running the cash register, and serving the food. Hygiene Desk Tuesday or Thursday 8:00-11:30am The hygiene desk volunteer works with the Life Enrichment Center Floor Supervisor to assist patrons utilizing our […]

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The Other Way – more options

June 13, 2018

Here a couple more opportunities for service – contact Megan if you are interested:  616.454.4011 x5221 ESL Childcare We are excited to be offering ESL classes this summer. To make these classes accessible to the most people, we are offering childcare during each 2-hour class and we need your help! The classes started June 4 […]

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Servants Center – caring for the Homeless and the Poor

June 7, 2018

You can help in these ways: Office Volunteer – can you help for a few hours 1 day a week?  There is a mountain of paperwork, busy phones, filing, faxing, and a variety of tasks you could assist with. Transportation Volunteer – help clients get to appointments or the grocery store. Marketing Expertise – do […]

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The Other Way – Family Volunteer Opportunity

June 2, 2018

The Other Way serves a poor neighborhood on the west side of Grand Rapids.  They are a Christ-centered ministry reaching many with His love. Saturday, July 14 is an opportunity for your family to serve together – accomplishing various tasks around the buildings in the morning – and/or helping with a community Block Party in […]

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Degage – latest volunteer needs

May 31, 2018

Current Volunteer Needs If you are interested – contact Hygiene Desk Wednesday morning 8:00am-11:30am Wednesday afternoon 1:00pm-3:00pm Thursday afternoon (SUMMER) 1:00pm-3:00pm The hygiene desk volunteer works with the Life Enrichment Center Floor Supervisor to assist patrons utilizing our showers, laundry facilities, mail delivery, and lockers. Volunteers in this position will have close interaction with the […]

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Heartside Gleaning Initiative

May 19, 2018

You can help on Saturdays to distribute food collected from the downtown Farmers Market to poor residents in the downtown area.  See more specific information below. Here is the link that includes all of the gleaning dates for 2018 and the sign up form:   Gleaning Instructions: We meet at 1:30 p.m. in the […]

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