Demonstrating the Warmth of Christ to the Homeless of Manassas During Extreme Cold.
The Manassas Hope for the Homeless is comprised of Christians from over a dozen churches in the greater Manassas area who have come together to provide emergency shelter to the area's homeless when we experience extreme cold weather.
Shelter Opening 1/25/19 to 1/26/19. Check your emails and keep and eye on this site for updates. Questions please contact Jay Sharp 571-277-0728
Winter donations needed: Thermal underwear men & women all sizes, Winter gloves men & women all sizes please with Jay Sharp at the number below before purchasing so we can balance the donations.
Gofundme page has been set up for Hope for the Homeless please share with people you know to help the shelter out. You will find the page at this link https://www.gofundme.com/manassas-hope-for-the-homeless or click on the link below. Thank you all for your continued involvement.
DONATION ITEMS NEEDED: All donation items are relevant, although we may not be in the season, donations are collected all the time and will be distributed at the appropriate times. bug repellents, Water, Socks , men's underwear large & Xlarge, Batteries triple A, double A and Ds . If you are thinking about donations please check with Jay Sharp 571-277-0728 he will let you know exactly what we need more or less of.
FOOD PANTRY NEWS:
Please read sign up for 13th to 15th carefully. IF you wish to be part of the group that provides food during the scheduled Shelter openings and you are not currently a member of that group, please contact Ann McWhirt at 571-275- 1594
We need volunteers to provide hot dinners to the Hope for the Homeless Emergency Warming Shelter when it opens for the winter of 2018-2019. We plan to do that in 2 ways:
1)Bring a hot meal, (you, your church or organization can donate the meal OR you can prepare a meal from our pantry) and bring it over on days that we know the Emergency Warming Shelter will be open. Dinner is usually at 6 pm, and breakfast is at 6 am.
2) Donate for the shelter pantry either monetarily or with gifts of pantry items
We need volunteers for all sorts of positions. Please check out our volunteer page for ways you can help serve. Please note that all our volunteers are trained and is aware of the shelter rules and regulations. If you or your church is interested in getting trained please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
If you are trained and have not been added to the Volunteer group on Sign up Genius, you will not receive invites to Shelter openings, if this is you please contact Russ Six at email@example.com subject: HOMELESS SHELTER. Always check this site for updates and Shelter events.