Are you looking for volunteer opportunities in the local community? There are many opportunities to grow closer to our friends at Church of the Living Hope this summer. Here are three unique ways in which you can grow and serve with our neighbors on 104th street in East Harlem:
1. Are you interested in participating in a community meal with the migrant community in East Harlem and hearing their stories? Church of the Living Hope will be helping to host an event called “La Mesa” or “The Table.” In partnership with the Cabrini Coalition, we will be gathering with the migrant community around a meal to listen to stories, and learn how we might help serve those in East Harlem. The first “La Mesa” meal will be the evening of June 17 at 6:30 p.m.
2. Do you love to garden? Work continues on their brand new sacred green space throughout this season. Throughout the summer, volunteers are encouraged to help plant, tend to raised bed plants, or offer educational resources for aspiring green thumbs.
3. Would you like to lend a hand serving those in need? Jan Hus is distributing food and clothing up at Church of the Living Hope and in need of volunteers. Approximately 50 to 75 families and individuals receive food and clothing on a weekly basis Wednesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Opportunities to help set up the sanctuary as well as handing out food and clothing are welcomed.