Our volunteers work in the World Vision storehouse sorting and packaging compassionate care products for community partners.
Creativity From Our Volunteers
After Superstorm Sandy, World Vision took a mobile Teacher Resource Center to schools heavily damaged by the storm. In a refurbished school bus, they provided free, new replacement school supplies to over 2,500 students and 150 teachers!
Making Grants To Fund Programs
Our grant funds support the Teacher Resource Center, where teachers at Title IX schools can shop for supplies for their classrooms free of cost. These supplies have been tracked to better school attendance and participation for students.
One of the mothers we work with, Eva, had a difficult year and she didn’t know how she was going to get school supplies for her daughter. But, because of us, she was able to meet her daughter’s needs and start the school year off right.
When Greg Hockenbrocht wanted to go deeper in the mission to spread mercy and justice throughout NYC, he joined our Community Grants Circle, a collective of people who participate and advise in our grant-making process. Here’s a bit about what he’s experienced since then.
The writer of Hebrews says, “Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.” Certainly, serving the poor and marginalized together is one way to encourage one another toward good works and build one another up in Christ.
Finding the time to volunteer can be difficult... and finding the right opportunity can be even harder. In celebration of National Volunteer Week, check out our 5 tips for making volunteering easier so you can start giving your time to share God’s love with the poor and marginalized in our