Grace Ministries Video Presentation

General Information

WHEN: Second Saturday of Each Month
Distribution 7:30-9:30 AM

(Clients who are in line by 7:00 AM will be added to a lottery to determine the order for receiving food)

GRACE Ministries is a community outreach program that serves low-income immigrant families in the local community. On the second Saturday of each month, low-income families receive food, clothing, diapers, household linens, toys and children’s books.

Client Information

When you arrive, please wait patiently for registration to begin - Registration will begin at 7:30am. You will receive a number.  Please wait until your number is called. Once your number is called, you will be directed to a station to supply additional information before proceeding to get your items. Clothing, food, household items, diapers and toys will be available for you to receive. At any point during GRACE Ministries, our friendly volunteers will be available and would love to help you if needed.

Volunteering at GRACE Ministries

Set Up Fridays: Usually setup on Friday runs from 1:00-3:00 pm
Opportunities to serve on the Friday preceding a Grace Ministries Saturday include the following:

- Sorting and hanging clothing donations

- Arranging toy donations and linen donations

- Bagging food

Saturday at GRACE Ministries:

- Pre-registration and greeting (Spanish speakers are very helpful)

- Registration (Spanish speakers needed)

- Working in the clothing, toy, household item, diaper and food areas

- Helping guests take their goods to their vehicles

- Clean Up

If you are interested in volunteering with Grace Ministries, please contact Phil Mohr at pmohr@centreville-umc.org

Donations

Support GRACE Ministries through your financial gifts and donations of lightly used items. Donations are accepted the week of Grace Ministries. Donations of the following items are appreciated:

- Clothing and shoes (clean, new or lightly used).  Please bring clothing appropriate for the season we are in.  If you sort it by gender/age, that is very helpful.

- Household basics (linens, pots and pans, dishes, etc.).  We cannot accept large furniture, televisions, mattresses, or cribs.

- Small toys and stuffed animals (new or lightly used, all parts complete and in good condition)

- Books for young children

- Diapers, especially sizes 4, 5 & 6

Non-Discrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
 Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
 To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1)     mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
          Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
          1400 Independence Avenue, SW
          Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
 (2)      fax: (202) 690-7442; or
 (3)      email: program.intake@usda.gov.
 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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