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Host Snacks & Goodnight (WFDC) - Cornerstone Community

Make a difference in the lives of Houston's homeless single women & families at the Women & Family Development Center at Star of Hope's Cornerstone Community!

Who doesn't love an evening snack? It can be a long time between dinner & breakfast when you can't raid the fridge for a snack. Volunteers have a wonderful time visiting with clients as they provide & serve an evening snack.

Before Volunteering:
Volunteer Orientation is required of all volunteers. Please sign up to Attend our Virtual Volunteer Orientation We are excited to have you join us & learn more about Star of Hope & how you can partner with us!

Volunteers arrive between 7:15 PM - 7:30 PM to sign-in, walk to the dining room and set-up. Clients are invited to come by for a snack beginning at 7:45 PM. Snack time is over at 8:15 PM. Volunteers help sweep-up & sign-out by 8:30 PM.

Snacks and beverages are provided to residents only Thursday through Sunday. Please view Calendar for availability

Volunteers will serve both the families and single women who reside at the Women & Family Development Center. Please provide snacks for up to 260 residents.

This opportunity is only available for groups & requires a designated group leader. Once the group leader signs-up for a certain date, he/she will receive a separate email that contains a private link for group members to register.

The maximum number of volunteers for this project is five (5).


Location: Cornerstone Community

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VIP - Hope Bags - Outreach Services

Prepare Hope Bags that meet immediate, daily needs of the men, women and children of our city. Together giving hope and ending homelesssness one life, one family at a time.

Major Responsibilities:
Assemble hygiene, toiletry or snack packages in Ziploc bags
Include a Bible verse or a Note/Card of Encouragement
See the latest Ongoing and Urgent list on website
Schedule drop off date
Deliver items at facility
Important Note:
Upon signing up you will receive an email within 2 days, to coordinate your Volunteer in Place opportunity
This opportunity is currently a hands-free delivery opportunity as we continue to safely navigate COVID-19 limitations.

Location: Outreach Services

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VIP - Host a Donation Drive - Offsite Projects

Would you like to engage other community members in Star of Hope's mission while helping the homeless? Hosting a donation drive is a wonderful way to create community awareness and participation in our mission while meeting the very real needs of those less fortunate. The best part about this opportunity is that it is done at your convenience and your location.

The most successful donation drives focus on only one or two items. To view our urgent needs list as well as our accepted donations, please visit our Star of Hope website.

Location: Offsite Projects

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VIP - Infant & Toddler Birthday Celebration - Cornerstone Community

Make a difference in the lives of Houston's homeless children at the Women & Family Development Center at Star of Hope's Cornerstone Community! Host a Birthday Celebration for the infants and toddlers at Women & Family Development Center! Invite family and friends to join in the fun!

Major Responsibilities:
Provide the supplies needed for a Birthday Celebration!
Provide 2 3 dozen cupcakes
Provide decorations for a birthday celebration
Provide gift bags for the children celebrating a birthday
Each gift bag valued at $15 (typically 4-5 children per month)

Upon signing up you will receive an email within 2 business days, to coordinate your Volunteer In Place service with the following details:
Quantity of items
Item details
Drop off location
Drop off time

Important Notes:
You are welcome to sponsor the monthly Infant & Toddler Birthday Celebration by check or credit card.
This opportunity is currently a hands-free delivery opportunity as we continue to safely navigate COVID-19 limitations.

Location: Cornerstone Community

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VIP - Men's Welcome Bags - Men's Development Center

Our men need the same hygiene and toiletry items that we use when dressing each day. You might even want to include a scripture card or Note of Encouragement!

A total of thirty (30) bags are needed monthly.

Major Responsibilities:
In a gallon Ziploc bag or gift bag place the following items
-Deodorant
-Tooth Paste/Tooth Brush
-Lotion (Full Size)
-Shampoo (Full Size)
-Face towels
-Floss
-Socks
-Chapstick

We also ask that all the bags be consistent in contents. Colors can vary, but we ask that the bags have the same items as not to make anyone feel left out if they do not get a certain item.

This opportunity is currently a hands-free delivery opportunity as we continue to safely navigate COVID-19 limitations.

Location: Men's Development Center

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VIP - Snacks & Goodnight - Cornerstone Community

Make a difference in the lives of Houston's homeless single women & families at the Women & Family Development Center at Star of Hope's Cornerstone Community!

Who doesn't love an evening snack? It can be a long time between dinner & breakfast when you can't raid the fridge for a snack. Provide Snacks & Goodnight to our children and families at Women & Family Development Center! Invite family and friends to join in the fun!

Major Responsibilities:
Provide snacks and beverages for up to 225 residents only Monday through Wednesday
Snacks and beverages must be individually packaged
Snacks to be distributed by Star of Hope staff
Sponsor Snacks & Goodnight by check or credit card

Important Notes:
Upon signing up you will receive an email within 2 business days, to select the method to provide Snacks & Goodnight and coordinate your Volunteer In Place service.
This opportunity is currently a hands-free delivery opportunity as we continue to safely navigate COVID-19 limitations.

Location: Cornerstone Community

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