Campus Ministry
Works of Mercy

Sophomores

Sophomore Volunteering
 
FEED THE HUNGRY, 
TEND TO THE NEEDS 
OF THE HOMELESS,
CARE FOR THE
ELDERLY OR DISABLED


20 hours required
Due Date - March 2, 2020

Anawim Thrift Store:
 Thrift store owned by Magnificat House that provides clothing and household items for those in need.
Address: 2102 Common St., Houston, TX 77009
Phone number: 281-650-8712
 
Autumn Leaves: Father Sellers takes a group every Sunday afternoon to play music and visit with the elderly
Address: 17801 West Road, Houston, Tx 77095
Contact Fr. Sellers: ssellers@sj23lions.org for more information
Time: Sundays from 1:15-2:15

Avondale House: This organization works with kids with autism; you can share your talents of music, art, or sports with the kids.
Address: 3737 O’Meara Drive; Houston, Texas 77025
Phone: (713)993-9544, ext 2623
Contact: Carrianna Werner
The Beacon: Working with the homeless in several different areas of service. Working as a greeter and helping intake all the clients, helping provide meals, and helping with laundry.
Address: 1212 Prairie St. Houston, TX 77002
Phone number: 713-220-9737
Contact: Ron Marshall
Email: rmarshall@beaconhomeless.org
 
The Center (Best Buddies): Working with people with Down syndrome and autism in classroom settings. You will need to fill out a volunteer application.
 
Address:3550 West Dallas St, Houston, TX 77019
Phone: 713-525-8484
Contact: Eileen Kelly
 
Cinco Ranch Alzheimer Center: volunteering with the elderly who suffer from memory loss. You will visit with the guest, and help with programming. You will need to fill out a volunteer form.
Address: 3206 South Fry Road Katy, Tx, 77450
Phone number: 281-638-8685
Contact: Shelley Fincher
City Wide Club: Annual Thanksgiving and Christmas Feasts, and Easter Egg Hunt: provides social services for the poor and needy. Sign up online!
Phone number: 713-752-2582
 
Clothed By Faith: A second hand clothing store for those in need. Work in the store is considered direct hours, and work in the warehouse is considered indirect hours. Keep in mind that half of your hours must be face to face.
Address: 802 Dominion Dr., Suite 100, Katy, TX, 77450
Phone: 281-676-8837
Contact: Jen

Down Syndrome Association of Houston- Provides a variety of activities for people with Down Syndrome such as game nights, sports, camps, and crafts.  You will need to fill out an application through campus ministry, and we will send the application to the organization.
Address: 7115 W Tidwell Rd, Building K, suite 106, Houston, TX 77092
Phone: 713-682-7237
Contact: Monserratt Pardo
Email:mpardo@dsah.org
 
East Spring Branch Food Pantry: food pantry which provides food for families in need. These hours are indirect hours. Keep in mind half of your hours have to be face to face with the people you are serving.
Address: 7901 Westview Dr, Houston, TX 77055
Phone: 713-464-0852
Contact: Mary White

Everyday opportunities: Camp Rock
: Weekend Camp in the fall and spring that is for kids with disabilities. If you are interested, make contact with Suzette Coates. You will need to fill out an application.
         Phone number: 832-913-6286
         Contact: Suzette Coates
         Application: http://www.journeyadventures.org/apply/

Heritage Park of Katy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Address: 6001 George Bush Drive Katy, Texas  77493
Contact: Katie Simonson
Phone number: 281.395.1124
 
Houston Food Bank: Food pantry that provides food to low-income families. To sign up, visit their website.
         Address: 535 Portwall St., Houston, TX 77029
         Phone number: 832-369-9254
Open: Monday through Friday: 8am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, 6pm-9pm; Saturday 8am-12pm, 1pm-4pm; every third Sunday of the month 9am-12pm.
 
Including Kids: Serving families with children who have Autism by tutoring, being a peer model, sharing a talent, or babysitting. Fill out online form to volunteer
Address: 5364 FM 1960 Rd E, Humble, TX 77346
Phone number: 281-852-0501
Contact: Nicole O’Donell
 
Keegan Kitchen: Soup kitchen which provides meals for the homeless. This is a great place to work on your days off of school or over the summer.
Address: 535 Portwall St., Houston, TX 77029
Phone number: 832-369-9254
Contact: Kristian Fills
Open: 8am-12pm; 1pm-4pm Monday through Friday
 
Loaves and Fishes: Soup kitchen which serves and prepares meals for the homeless.
Address: 2009 Congress Ave, Houston, TX 77002
Contact: Larry Cronin
 
Martha’s Kitchen: This is a good summer service project for 1-2 kids at a time. They work 9:45am-1:45pm serving food to the homeless. They are only open Monday through Friday.
Address: S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003
Phone number: 713-224-2522
Contact: Sr. Mary Elena
 
Mission of Yahweh: homeless shelter for women and children in crisis.
Address: 10247 Algiers Houston, TX 77041
Phone number: 713-466-4785 at ext 107
Contact: Tonya
Mustard Seed Resale Shop: Resale shop in Houston which serves low income families. They are run by Magnificat House.
Address: 1410 Elgin St. Houston, Tx 77004
Phone: 713-524-7333
Website: http://mhihouston.org/how-to-help/volunteer/
 
Reach Unlimited: Work with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include reading and playing games with clients.
Address: 11832 Mueller Cemetery Rd. Cypress, TX  77429
Phone: 281.213.8323 x307
Contact: Lora M. Clack
Email: LClack@ReachUnlimited.org
Website: https://www.reachunlimited.org/support/volunteer/

Reigning Strength: Equine rehabilitation center for children with autism. Students would help lead horses and riders.
Address: 7126 Farm to Market 359, Richmond, TX 77406
Phone: 832-451-6874

The Rise School: working kids with disabilities from 8am-12pm during a summer camp.
Address: 5618 H. Mark Crosswell, Jr. Street Houston, TX 77021
Phone: 713-532-RISE (7473) 
Contact: Peggy Jackson
Website: http://www.riseschool.org/volunteer.html

SIRE- Equine rehabilitation center for children with disabilities. You will need to fill out a volunteer application, and go through a training course.
Address:
  • Fort Bend Location: 210 Preston St., Richmond, TX 77469
  • Spring: 4610 Sloangate, Spring, TX 77373
  • Hockley: 24161 Spring Drive, Hockley, TX 77447
Phone:
  • Fort Bend: 281-344-4308
  • Spring: 281-353-6160
  • Hockley: 281-356-7588
Contact:
  • Fort Bend: Mary Ann Gerity
  • Spring: Stphanie Wellman
  • Hockley: Michelle
Email:
Website/volunteer applicationhttps://sire-htec.org/volunteers/
 
Star of Hope: Feeding the homeless. There are three different centers that can take a group of six at a time. You will need to fill out a volunteer form
Address: several locations
Women and Family Emergency Shelter: 416 Dowling Houston, TX 77003
Transitional Living Center: 6801 Ardmore, Houston, TX 77054
Men’s Development Center: 1811 Ruiz, Houston, TX 77002
Phone number: 713-748-0700
St. Vincent de Paul Society: Food fair which provides fresh produce to low-income families.  The 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
Address: 6654 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77087

Sundance Memory CareServing and visiting with the elderly. You will need to complete a volunteer application
Address: 1820 Woodcreek Bend Ln, Katy, TX 77494
Phone number: 713-364-2826

Sunrise Senior Living
Description: Senior Assisted Living Facility. Students will be helping with the activities, but students must first attend an orientation and fill out an application. When students volunteer, they must sign in and check-in at the front desk.
Address: 21939 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX 77450
Contact: Jamie
Phone number: 281-717-1700
Website: https://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-cinco-ranch/overview.aspx

Catholic Charities Food Fair
 at the Mamie George Center
Please sign up through the Campus Ministry office.

Texana Center: This organization works with people with mental and developmental disabilities. As a volunteer, you would do arts and crafts, fitness, woodworking, and more with the children.
Address: locations in Sugarland, Richmond, Rosenberg, and Brookshire
Phone: 281-239-1427
Contact: Andi Wallis

West Houston Assistance Ministries
: Food pantry (indirect hours) and resale store (direct hours) serving low-income families.
Address: 10501 Meadowglen Lane, Houston, TX 77042
Phone: 832-413-5983
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