Christian Outreach Center – a Christ-centered ministry helping people in Downtown Baton Rouge to learn self-sufficiency.
Ways you can help: lead a Bible study, teach life skills, donate hygiene kits or meal bags
Connections For Life – a rehabilitation program for women coming from incarceration. A thrift store on Highland Road is a major source of income to the program.
Ways you can help: donate items that can be sold in the thrift store (clothing, appliances, toys, books, furniture, etc), help sort donations at the thrift store, volunteer with the food pantry that occurs bi-monthly
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank – providing food and educational outreach to the people of Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes.
Ways you can help: participate in a food drive, sort food at the GBRFB warehouse
Habitat for Humanity – builds and renovates homes for deserving, low-income families.
Ways you can help: participate as a construction volunteer, work in the ReStore (a resource that provides income to Habitat)
HOPE Ministries – a client choice food pantry that allows individuals to gain self-sufficiency and dignity, and choose the food that suits their preferences and nutritional needs.
Ways you can help: mentor a family at-risk for homelessness, interview food pantry clients one-on-one, stock shelves and assist clients in selecting food, data entry & administrative tasks
Kairos – a ministry that addresses the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women, youth and their families. Throughout the year, weekend retreats are held where a series of talks, discussions and chapel meditations help create a Christian community within the group.
Ways you can help: be a team member and minister directly to those incarcerated, bake cookies (these cookies are used as a tangible expression of Christian love), be a financial donor, be a prayer partner
Learn more- Women’s Kairos Learn more – Men’s Kairos
One Stop Homeless Services Center – provides case management, as well as a place for homeless individuals to do their laundry, shower, recieve mail and use the telephone
Ways you can help: donate washing detergent, toiletries, personal hygeine items, snack food items and towels.
Revive225 – a ministry of FUMC Baton Rouge, that repairs homes within 3 miles of the church. Volunteer groups from around the country come work for one week, and live at the FUMC Campus.
Ways you can help: be a site leader for a day/week, bake cookies for the volunteers, serve dinner to the volunteers