For over sixty years, Wesley Community Center (a national mision of the United Methodist Church) has been assisting and empowering families in a predominantly Hispanic south Phoenix neighborhood. Ove 200 children each day (ages 5-15) participate in a variety of programs. Wesley has a new Health Center and holds a variety of classes that lift people out of poverty.
UMOM (United Methodist Outreach Ministries)
UMOM is the largest family shelter in the state of Arizona, and at any given time provides housing, meals, job training, day care and related services to hundreds of families and children. In 2010, they moved to their new facility that accomodates hundreds of families in completely remodeled rooms. UMOM has many opportnities to volunteer your time and servces.
To learn more about UMOM and how you can volunteer your time to improve the lives of others click here.
Habitat for Humanity is a ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. They build for people in need regardless of race or religion. Periodically the church is involved in helping build a Habitat house and anyone is invited to help.
For homeless senior citizens in the Phoenix area, the answer is Justa Center, a day resource center specifically designed to help those over the age of 55 to find appropriate housing, employment and other needed services. Justa Center is one of the few agencies in the country that target homeless seniors and serves between 120 – 130 people each day.
You can help with donations of the following items: shampoo (travel size), bar soap (travl size) blankets, sheets, 8 oz coffee cups, coffee, sugar, napkins, Pine Sol, foot powder, reading glasses, combs.
Donations may be dropped off at the church office, brought on Sunday morning
or dropped off at the Justa Center. Be sure to label ‘for Justa Center’.
For more information on how you can help click here.
Justa Center 1001 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, Az. 86007