Due to COVID-19 GRACE Ministries is offering limited services, mainly focusing on distributing food,  diapers, and clothing. At this time, breakfast and the children's craft area will not be available. All operations strictly follow COVID-19 health and safety guidelines for the well-being of all those involved. Please click HERE to get involved with our COVID-19 Response & Relief.

Grace Ministries Video Presentation

General Information

WHEN: Second Saturday of Each Month
Registration begins at 7:30 AM
Distribution begins at 8:00 AM

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. The ministry also provides job training for Personal Care Aids and Commercial Drivers Licenses to eligible low-income immigrants.

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 get. 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 3:30-6:30pm*
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)

- Worship (assisting with the short worship time – music)

- Working in the clothing, toy, linen, 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. Donations are accepted Sunday – Friday the week of Grace Ministries. Donations of the following items are appreciated:

- Good condition, seasonal clothing bagged by clothing type

- Bed and bath linens, dish ware and cookware (We are unable to accept other household items.)

- Small toys and stuffed animals (We are unable to accept large toys and video games.)

- 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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