Demonstrating the Warmth of Christ to the Homeless of Manassas During Extreme Cold
The Manassas Hope for the Homeless is comprised of Christians from over a dozen churches in the greater Manassas area who have come together to provide emergency shelter to the area’s homeless when we experience extreme cold weather.
NOTICE: We will need more volunteers to step up and join the fight. All wishing to volunteer to provide meals for the Shelter when open contact Jay Sharp info below.
Donations will be even more needed now due to the chances the homeless will be in the weather continuously through this season. A list of some things below, if you are thinking about donations please check with Jay Sharpe 571-277-0728 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, he will let you know exactly what we need more or less of.
DONATION ITEMS NEEDED:
NEW: 8oz to 10oz cups are need now for the shelter!!!! All donation items are relevant, although we may not be in the season, donations are collected all the time and will be distributed at the appropriate times. Gloves; warm winter clothes; thermal underwear; bug repellents; Water; Socks; Men’s & Woman’s underwear; Batteries; triple A, double A, and D’s.
Gofundme page has been set up for Hope for the Homeless please share with people you know to help the shelter out. You will find the page at this link https://www.gofundme.com/manassas-hope-for-the-homeless. Thank you all for your continued involvement.
Volunteer Sign-ups for the 2022-2023 Season
Links open a new website where you can sign up
- Thursday December 1 the shelter will be OPEN but food and volunteers are provided by Chapel Springs
- Friday December 2 the shelter will be CLOSED due to the change in forecast
- Saturday December 3 and Sunday December 4 the shelter will be OPEN to see available slots CLICK HERE
We need volunteers to provide hot dinners to the Hope for the Homeless Emergency Warming Shelter when it opens for the winter of 2018-2019. We plan to do that in 2 ways:
- Bring a hot meal, (you, your church or organization can donate the meal OR you can prepare a meal from our pantry) and bring it over on days that we know the Emergency Warming Shelter will be open. Dinner is usually at 6 pm, and breakfast is at 6 am.
- Donate for the shelter pantry either monetarily or with gifts of pantry items
We need volunteers for all sorts of positions. Please check out our volunteer page for ways you can help serve. Please note that all our volunteers are trained and is aware of the shelter rules and regulations. If you or your church is interested in getting trained please send an email to email@example.com. Thank you!
If you are trained and have not been added to the Volunteer group on Sign up Genius, you will not receive invites to Shelter openings, if this is you please contact Russ Six at firstname.lastname@example.org subject: HOMELESS SHELTER. Always check this site for updates and Shelter events.
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