Service

Service

Here are some service ideas you can do on your own or with a group
• Make “I Care” kits with combs, toothbrushes, shampoo, etc. for homeless people
• Help with repairs at a local homeless shelter
• Make a care package with mittens, socks, t-shirts, long underwear, etc. for a child at a homeless shelter
• Collect grocery coupons to give a local food bank
• Organize a neighborhood group to plant, tend and harvest a vegetable garden
• Donate food to Harvesters, Hillcrest, or Love INC.
• Adopt a “grandparent” at a local nursing home
• Visit a nursing home
• Rake leaves, shovel snow, clean gutters, or wash windows for a senior citizens
• Pick up medicine for an elderly person
• Go for a walk with a senior citizen in your community
• Hold an afternoon dance for your local nursing home
• Teach them your dances and ask them to teach you theirs
• Deliver meals to homebound individuals
• Offer to pick up groceries with/for a senior citizen
• Help senior citizens in your neighborhood obtain and install locks or smoke alarms
• Teach a senior friend how to use a computer or the Internet
• Get a group together to sing or present a play at a nursing home
• Help neighbors paint and repair their homes
• Clean up a vacant lot
• Organize a campaign to raise money to purchase and install new playground equipment in an area park
• Campaign for additional lighting along poorly lighted streets
• Paint a mural or clean up in a local park
• Plant flowers in public areas that could use some color
• St. Mary’s Food Kitchen
• In As Much Ministries
• Meals On Wheels
• Liberty Hospital Volunteer
• Hillcrest Ministries
• Local Schools – tutoring, misc.
• Blood Bank-babysitting
• Love INC
• Prison Ministry-do a Bible drive
• Visiting Elderly
• Give manicures/painting fingernails for elderly women, visiting, etc