OPPORTUNITIES AND IDEAS
Loving your neighbor as yourself means loving them every day of the week. Here are some practical ways that you can love your neighbors, friends and the community. Have suggestions or need help? Please email Daniel Bair on the City!
Building Hope Community Life Center
309 West 9th Street P.O. Box 4237 Greenville, NC 27836
Building Hope provides an after-school program for children that are primarily from a low SES group. They also do a weekly meeting for adolescent girls and women (Women of Worth) and one for guys (Men of Standard) to encourage them to live Godly lives.
Zoe Restoration House
607 West 4th Street Greenville, NC 27834
The ZOE Restoration House for Women & Children is a Christian residential program which provides support services to females who are rebuilding their lives following the devastation of homelessness, chemical dependency, incarceration, and other conditions that have rendered their lives out of control.
God’s Love Ministry (God’s Love of Pitt County)
Faith based non-profit. They collect items, get referrals from churches, organizations, Dept. of social service, hospital, ECU, etc. and deliver. God’s Hope homes for women ONLY. They transport them everywhere they need to go. Volunteers take a day for transportation. Need people to come and spend the night, do Bible studies. Every Tuesday and Thursday, the women go through donated items to put them up, and Trudy and the men make deliveries.
Jesus, Other and You (JOY) Soup Kitchen
700 Albemarle Avenue Greenville, North Carolina 27834
The Salvation Army
Youth Ministry – Seasonal recreation for at risk youth
Outreach – drive their mobile kitchen anywhere and give people free food, anytime!
Combating homeless by keeping up a donated house for the homeless and ministering to the homeless that are living in tents around Greenville.
Certain Hope Ministries
1610 Canterbery Rd. Greenville,NC 27858
Certain Hope owns three properties in the neighbor in which they minister. Ministry house 1209 is the “open living room to the community.” Ministry house will be where a missionary family will live, full time and the More Hope House is being renovated to be a transitional housing for 3 families.
There is some “project work” related to fixing up the properties and neighborhood clean-up events. Help at Outreach events (lead worship, give a message, street drama, serve food, organize kids activities). Participate in a neighborhood trash pick-up day (probably in June). Help with property renovations. Help them keep the grass cut, mentor a young person from the neighborhood, hang out at 1209 at a certain time every weekend, lead a bible study, start a recovery group (AA or NA).
Greenville Homeless Shelter
1600 Chestnut Street, Greenville, NC (252) 752-0829
Provides shelter and a meal for homeless people (only open at night).
Hope of Glory Ministry
402 West 10th Street
They are a Christ-centered community outreach ministry committed to sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through evangelism, discipleship, and the distribution of food, clothes, hygiene products and household items to those in need throughout Pitt County. They make appointment to help people with financial support or otherwise, they don’t have walk-ins because they try to make things holistic and personal. During Community Transformation outreaches they have fun and games and gospel presentations as well as providing hundreds of Thanksgiving meals.
North Carolina Baptist Men
Phone: 800.395.5102 ext. 5599
Great local Ideas webpage!
Operation In As Much
- Saturday, April 28, 2012
- Saturday, May 5, 2012
Operation Inasmuch-North Carolina (OIAM-NC) is a one-day missions blitz in your community.
1328 Chestnut (Greenville)
Provides an after-school program for girls ages 6-12 from low SES groups. Girls are given a snack, assistance with their homework, and structured programs.
Boys and Girls Clubs
After-school program for children, many from a low SES background.
They select worthwhile projects to fulfill needs in developing countries, then people can donate money through their website to support a specific need.
RHA Howell Center
Provide residential care to children with severe neurological conditions. They also have two residential homes for adolescents who have both a medical and psychiatric diagnosis, but are high functioning enough to attend school.
Guardian ad litem
111 South Washington Street (Greenville)
252 695-7325 http://www.nccourts.org/Citizens/GAL/
GAL volunteers are the voice for a child (or siblings) whose custody is being determined. Volunteers are assigned a child/family who they meet with monthly and then communicate the child’s wishes to the court.
The Little Willie Center
807 West 5th Street
Lucille B. Gorham Intergenerational Center
1100 Ward Street
Greenville, NC 27834
Individuals typically enter an Oxford House after completing a drug and alcohol treatment program. Individuals living in a house are expected to participate in a recovery program in the community during their residence.
Walter B. Jones ADATC
2577 W. 5th Street
Phone: (252) 830-3426
14 day to 28 day rehab facility, inpatient, up to 56 beds in acute, 24 on ACU. Need help with bible studies and worship services.
Pitt County Head Start