Opportunities to Serve Individuals

Opportunities to serve will be posted here as needs arise! Please click the “I Want To Help” button, if you are able to help with any of these needs:

Opportunities to Serve Organizations

Opportunities to serve will be posted here as needs arise!

The You are Covered Project will be handing out boxed lunches, backpacks and snack packs on the 4th Saturday of each month beginning on April 24th.  Prep for the lunch will start at 11:30am at the East Liberty Crossroads located at 325 North Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.  Lunch will be served at 2pm at the corner of Stanwix and Boulevard of the Allies.  Volunteers are needed to prep and serve lunch along with donations listed below.  If interested in volunteering or donating items, please contact Bethanne Crawford at 412-618-6288.

The items needed for the lunch are as follows:

  • Fruit/Fruit cups
  • Chips
  • Desserts, cookies, brownies, etc…
  • Water / Gatorade
  • Spoons
  •  Ziploc bags
  • Children’s Books/Bibles for Children
The items needed for the Backpacks are as follows:
  • Gatorade
  • Granola bars
  • Cheese or Peanut butter packs of crackers
  • Toiletries
  • Bibles
  • Religious books
  • Journals

YACP is located at the East Liberty campus of Crossroads located at 325 North Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.  For more info please visit their website at yacp.info or email info@yacp.info

Roots of Faith
800 Main Street
Sharpsburg, PA 15215
(412) 799-0111

Help is needed (and much appreciated) in the following areas:

  • Replenishment of paint supplies for the Rock Painting Ministry – specifically acrylic paints in all colors and paint brushes
  • Outdoor garden beautification
  • Drum set tuning
  • Distributing meals at the grab and go dinners on Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday every month in the summer)

The WAMA Food Pantry at 105 West Allegheny Road, Imperial, PA (warehouse behind Rite Aid) is in need of several individuals who have the ability to lift heavy items on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for food distribution days. 

The  Food Pantry Distribution is as follows:
*Tuesday, April 13 – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
*Wednesday, April 14 – 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
*Tuesday, April 27 – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
*Wednesday, April 28 – 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Please call the Food Pantry at 724-695-1305 to let our coordinators: Tim Opfermann and Linda Stoner know if you would like to help or to get information.
 
Please send any donations or correspondence to:
West Allegheny Food Pantry
PO Box 527
Imperial, PA 15126

EAST END COOPERATIVE MINISTRY – FOOD PANTRY
Here’s what they need now:

  • Bottled water
  • Canned tomato sauce
  • Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Spaghetti and macaroni pasta
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Canned soups
  • Oatmeal and whole grain cereals
  • Mac & cheese boxes
  • White and brown rice
  • Disposable utensils, plates and bowls
  • Ziploc bags, any size
  • Napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Sugar
  • Salt
    Drop items off at the East End Cooperative Ministry (6140 Station Street) or Calvary Episcopal Church (315 Shady Avenue) Monday – Friday 9AM – 1 PM

INDIVIDUALS NEEDED FOR FOSTER CARE HELP IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY!

Family Connections, a program of Adoption Connection, PA (a faith-based, full-service, non-profit foster care and adoption agency in Beaver County) is seeking foster parents, respite families, and those available for emergency shelter calls in Allegheny County.  There are also volunteer opportunities or holding a food or clothing drive for foster children.

If you would like more information on how you may become involved, contact Ginny Householder, Family Recruiter at 724-371-0671.

Caring Hospice Services of Western Pennsylvania

Our team is looking for volunteers who would love to bring smiles to our patients’ lives! Whether you have an artistic or musical talent you could share, a certified pet therapy dog to make a pet lover’s day or even just holding someone’s hand who needs comfort and peace. Join our amazing team as a volunteer. Whether it’s a phone call, a virtual visit or even an in-home visit, our patients would love to hear from you! Volunteers have the opportunity to provide such a rewarding gift to those who are terminally ill. Full hospice training will be provided and Covid-19 precautions are in place. Volunteer office help is also needed.

Servicing patients in Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Greene, Fayette and Beaver counties.

Contact JoBeth Tassari at 412-666-0900

Camp Agape (Christian camp and retreat center in Hickory, PA) is looking for male and female cabin leaders, aged 18+, who do not need extensive experience with children (preferable, but not necessary). Please see below for job descriptions.  If you have any questions, please contact Program Director, Karen Reardon @ campagapeprogramdirector@gmail.com or (631) 806-2257.