Rise Against Hunger "Mini Foodstock" (Age 5+)
Be a part of the huge assembly line as we package thousands of highly nutritious meals for children in need across the globe. This is a great project for families to do together.
Potato Drop (All ages)
An annual favorite. We will box thousands of potatoes to be delivered to the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Great project for preschool families!
CAC Food Packs (Age 5+)
Help assemble dry food kits for the Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs.
DUMC Church Cleanup (Age 10+)
Projects to clean and beautify our church campus.
Dresses for Orphans in Africa (Age 12+)
Sew dresses for orphans in Africa. Must know how to sew and bring sewing machine.
Easter egg stuffing (age 8+)
Preparing Easter eggs for the Children’s Ministry. Great project for children and teens.
Homeless Hygiene Kits (Age 5+)
Assemble hygiene kits to help local homeless shelters.
SOLE HOPE (AGE 10+)
Cut shoe parts from old jeans that are sent to Africa to make shoes for children.
NO SEW BLANKETS (AGE 13+)
Make no-sew blankets that are distributed by local ministries to families in need. A favorite among teenagers.
Knit In (AGE 13+)
Knit prayer squares and continue our charity projects for Northside NICU.
PACKAGE OF HOPE FOOD BOXES (AGE 4+)
On the day of event, use a church-provided Publix gift card to purchase food and assemble bags for local families in need. Great project for families or small groups.
WESLEY WOODS – BLESSING BAGS (AGE 8+)
Make gift bags for the low income seniors at Wesley Woods.
CLEANING KITS FOR HOPE ATLANTA & DRAKE HOUSE (AGE 7+)
Volunteers will assemble cleaning kits for residents of local Transitional Housing ministries.
hospital art project
Paint six large pre-penciled panels to create art that will hang in a local hospital.
City of Refuge Snack Bags & Hightower Homework Club Craft Kits (age 7+)
Volunteers will assemble snack bags that will go to City of Refuge to help individuals and families who are transitioning out of crises. The same team will also assemble craft kits for students at Hightower Homework Club.
2023 At-Home Project & Off-Campus Projects
WELLSPRING IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (AGE 14+)
Help an organization that provides recovery services to victims of human trafficking by doing yard work at the Duluth Wellspring Living campus. May require 30 minutes of travel.
Hightower Elementary Grounds Cleanup (AGE 12+)
Volunteers will help beautify the Hightower Elementary School campus grounds by doing landscaping and general cleanup. The school is a 12 minute drive from DUMC.
COOKIES & CARDS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS (AGE 4+)
Bake cookies at home, prepare appreciation cards and deliver to our local first responders.
2023 Before & After Opportunities
INFORMATION TABLE (AGE 18+)
Greet volunteers and point out room locations from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Clean Up (Age 18+)
Reset the church by cleaning and moving tables & chairs back.
DELIVERY DRIVERS (AGE 21+)
Deliver donations to various partners including Wesley Woods and the CAC the week after the Great Day of Service.
Many of our projects require physical supplies. Our community can shop for these items online, and have donations sent straight to the Church. As we get closer to the event, we will post an Amazon shopping link. Donations are also needed of the following items and can be dropped off in the bins at the church: travel size toiletries, dish soap (regular/small size), cleaning wipes, and multipurpose spray cleaner. Please click HERE to view our Amazon Wishlist.