summer reach projects

Do you have a heart to serve but want to stay local?  

Would you like to help a church member, neighbor, a Calvary partner?

Serve with us this summer – locally!

serve opportunities

Lighthouse Women & Children

Saturday June 18th and 25th

The Lighthouse provides a fresh start to women and children who are experiencing homelessness by offering shelter and recovery programs in a comfortable, home-like setting.

Our volunteers will be completing a patio restoration and painting a new mural.  A team lead will guide our volunteers through each process. Do not need to be creative, just have a heart to serve and display the love of Jesus.

Yard Cleanup

June 25th

Local Calvary member who is a shut-in needs help with the yard. 

Volunteers will rake, weed, and beautify her home.

Patio Cleanup

Saturday July 9th

From 9:00am-11:00am in Newbury Park

We need 3-5 people to come help an elderly neighbor in need. 

Volunteers will rake leaves, blow and bag (if a dumpster is not available). 

Some low bush trimming and patio sweeping. 

Urban Promise Los Angeles (UPLA) – Canoga Park

Friday August 5th

UPLA provides urban children and youth with the support needed to succeed academically, grow spiritually and develop into leaders who can bring positive change to their communities. 

We need volunteers to help during UPLA’s annual carnival for kids. Everything from face painting, arts & crafts, manning a booth.

James Storehouse – Backpack Drive

Saturday August 6th

From cribs to college, James Storehouse serves kids in foster care. 

We need volunteers to purchase needed backpacks and supplies for Back to School. 

Also, we need volunteers to fill the backpacks the day of the event.

Dates decided by you

The dates for opportunities listed below are up to your group. We will work with you and the organizations / individuals to find a date that works best for both of you. 

Gabriel’s house

Date tbd

Gabriel’s House seeks to end the cycle of homelessness by encouraging, equipping, and empowering the women and children residents of Gabriel’s House.

Provide a meal one time per month and possibly invite the residents to join in the cooking!

Desk Organization

Date tbd

Local Calvary member who is a shut-in needs help with desk organization and filing. 

Need two volunteers to organize and clean her desk.

Cupboard Cleaning & Vertical Blinds

Date tbd

Help a Calvary member with some deep cleaning.

Seeking two ladies to come and help clean. You choose the date!

Embrace Ministries

Date TBD

This ministry brings church to the Migrant Farm Workers and their children within our county many of whom have never heard the Gospel!

Calvary’s Angel Threads ministry will be traveling to Oxnard to help families with their clothing needs. We need volunteers to help organize and distribute clothing at the location.

ACtion vc

Date tbd

TBD

If you have any questions about these opportunities,
please email Rrachel Fitzpatrick at rrachel.fitzpatrick@calvarywestlake.org