Located next door to Risen Christ, the Advent House is a comfort care home that provides an alternative living arrangement for the terminally ill when they can no longer be cared for in their home. Volunteer help is needed in many areas including residential care, housekeeping, ofice work, properties and fund raising. For more information on Advent House, visit http://www.theadventhouse.org
Flower City Work Camp
FCWC is a week-long camp (held during Spring Break) which brings the hope of Christ to inner-city neighborhoods. The camp, coordinated by a group of area churches, provides opportunities for youth (grades 7-12) and adults to work in city neighborhoods, fixing up homes, holding mini Vacation Bible Schools and mini sport camps. Volunteers work directly on homes, or in support areas such as providing food, transportation, and work supervision. For more information: www.flowercityworkcamp.org
Perinton Food Shelf
Service to the Perinton community by collecting and distributing food to families in need is accomplished through the Perinton Food Shelf. Volunteers help with the incoming donations and transportation of donations to the food shelf. Additionally, Thanksgiving and Christmas "food baskets" are collected and delivered to individual famlies in need that live right here in Perinton. For more information: www.perintonfoodshelf.org
Cameron Community Ministries is an Urban Outreach Community Center in the Lyell-Otis Neighborhood of Rochester, NY. Ninety-eight percent of residents in this neighborhood live in poverty.
The mission is to provide hope to our community through emergency services, engagement, education and empowerment.
Cameron Ministries offer many programs including youth after-school and summer programs, a free hot meal program that serves lunch daily, an emergency food pantry, and a clothing house that serves community members in need of clothing and housewares. http://www.cameronministries.org/
Community Lutheran is an outreach ministry in northeast Rochester, which provides hope to children and families living in the poorest section of the inner city. The Community Center on Joseph Avenue offers after school program for students. Volunteers are needed in a variety of areas. During special hoildays, volunteers help in other ways providing Easter Baskets, serving meals at Thanksgiving and coordinating an "Angel Tree" at Christmas. If you are interested in following the activities or donating to Community Lutheran Ministry, check out their new website at: wwwcommunitylutheranministry.org