We affectionately refer to this page as the "time and stuff page." In other words, following is a listing of great opportunities that your Home Group, your family, or you, individually, can engage with to make use of your time and donate your stuff.
If you have opportunities you would like to add to this page, please fill out this form and we will contact you to confirm your request was received and add it to this page.
Shepherd Community Center
Shepherd Community Center cultivates healthier children, stronger families, and a safer neighborhood through supportive relationships. Shepherd is a faith-based, nonprofit organization established in 1985 with a simple but staggering goal: to break the cycle of poverty on the near east side of Indianapolis.
Many opportunities exist to serve at Shepherd. Some examples include: collecting neighborhood surveys, construction projects, serving daily meals, homework help, assisting with resume building, helping maintain their garden, serving at the food pantry, one to one mentoring. Additionally, groups can volunteer to prepare and serve breakfast to our neighbors at Shepherd's free medical clinic and food pantry.
Please visit https://www.shepherdcommunity.org/volunteer-your-time/ to sign up to volunteer or connect with ZPC's contact Dale Thomas.
Make and Serve Dinner at St8Up Ministries
Grab your Home Group or family or friends and make and serve dinner for about 40 St8Up kids on Wednesday or Sunday evening.
> Margaret Gordon [ ; 317.873.1829]
Serving on Sunday morning at ZPC
Sunday mornings are an important connection time for ZPC! Our usher ministry and donut ministry need volunteers to help provide a welcoming atmosphere for both old and new ZPCers. Please consider serving in one of these important areas with your Home Group, family, or on your own.
> Karen Lankton-Schmidt [ ; 317.733.1643
Jeremiah House Fellowship Dinners
Plan, deliver, and share dinner with our brothers in Christ at the Jeremiah House. We ask that you and your family stay and eat with the men. The meal does not need to be fancy or even homemade. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate hospitality to other members of the ZPC community.
When: Thursdays January-May | 6-7:30 pm
Where: Jeremiah House
> Father of the Jeremiah House Ronnie Jordan [ ; 317.992.9501]
We rely on volunteers to help behind the scenes and could use your help! Help sorting and distributing food is needed on Thursdays from 10 am until noon and Fridays from 11 am until 2 pm.
But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Love to shop? Willing to give a few hours to unload donations or organize the pantry? Interested in packing groceries? Maybe you have a group or team looking for a one-time service project. If you have a willing heart and compassionate spirit, join us!
Email the Food Pantry Team to get all the details.