Ready to Make a Difference?

Well, You’ve Come to the Right Place!

Please contact our Day Center or a local participating congregation to volunteer for the following:

  • Van Driver – Volunteers drive the van in the morning and evening to and from the Family Center and the host congregations.
  • Dinner Host– Volunteers provide dinner for up to fourteen individuals at the host congregation. Volunteers are encouraged to prepare a nutritionally-balanced and simple meal.
  • Evening Host – Volunteer spend time with guests during dinner and after dinner while at the host congregation.
  • Overnight Host – Volunteers arrive at the host congregation between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. to sleep overnight at the host congregation. A bed is provided. Volunteers are asked to bring their own linens.
  • Family Center Host – Volunteer to spend time at the Family Center during the day to provide support or specialty skills such as resume writing or interviewing skills.

Regardless of how you are called to help, you can make a difference in the lives of homeless children and their families right here in Gloucester County. We welcome the opportunity to hear from you.

Provide a meal

Since the beginning of this year, over 3,400 meals were made available to our guests in the program. In just one month Family Promise Volunteers served over 700 meals, assisted 5 families.

Share some fellowship

Read to a child, play a game, have a conversation, make a difference in the lives of homeless children and their families right here in Gloucester County.

Dedicated volunteers

Because of the dedication of the volunteers, Family Promise will only continue to grow and provide homeless families with a chance to regain stability.

Congregations

 

Speaking to these organizations will put you directly in contact with the people on the front-lines of providing help in our area.

Host Congregations

Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church – Mullica Hill
Serving families since 2005
Coordinator Katherine Golden

Bethel United Methodist Church – Sewell
Serving families since 2005
Coordinator Darlene Hess

St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic – Sicklerville
Serving families since 2005
Coordinator Ed Brady

Holy Trinity Episcopal – Wenonah
Serving families since 2005
Coordinators Sean & Nancy Garvin

St. Thomas Episcopal  – Glassboro
Serving families since 2008 Coordinator Tal Kramer – Co-Coordinator
Brian Appleby-Wineburg

Trinity United Methodist  – Mullica Hill
Serving families since 2008
Coordinators Lisa Orr & LeeAnn
and Victor Gerhing

First Presbyterian of Pitman
Serving families since 2009
Coordinator Vicky Downing

Mantua United Methodist Church
Serving families since 2010
Coordinators Lori & Paul Brooks

St. Paul United Methodist Church- West Deptford
Serving families since 2010
Coordinator Gary Rutter

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church – Sewell
Serving families since 2010 Coordinator Ginny Murphy

Pitman Road Church of Christ
Serving families since 2014
Coordinator John Ashton

Zion United Methodist Church – Clarksboro
Serving families since 2016
Coordinators Trudy Jenkins & Beth Price

First Presbyterian Church of Woodstown
Serving families since 2017
Coordinator Val Wiest

First Baptist Church of Woodstown
Serving families since 2017
Coordinator Theresa Williams

Support Congregations

Congregation B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel – Sewell
Serving families since 2005
Coordinator Beth Nazer

St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church – Turnersville
Serving families since 2005
Coordinators Connie Sunderhauf, Jeannie McBride, & Maureen Chris

St. Stephens Episcopal – Mullica Hill
Serving families since 2007
Coordinator Rachel Rowe

Glassboro United Methodist Church
Serving families since 2008
Coordinator Audeen Conklin

Good Shepherd Episcopal  – Pitman
Serving families since 2009
Coordinator Sue Dixon

First Presbyterian of Woodbury Heights
Serving families since 2014
Coordinator Mary Reynolds

Jesus Recycles Ministries – Franklinville
Serving families since 2015
Coordinator Davina Hawkins

Church of the Incarnation – Mantua
Serving families since 2016
Coordinator Iwana Shillingsford

Path of Life Church – Clarksboro
Serving families since 2016
Coordinator Danielle Peters

First Presbyterian of Woodbury
Serving families since 2016
Coordinator Fred Hill

St. James Lutheran Church – Pitman
Serving families since 2016
Coordinator Pastor Laurie Johnson

Richwood United Methodist Church
Serving families since 2017
Coordinator Karen Luttenberger

First Baptist Church of Pitman
Serving families since 2018
Coordinator Gabrielle Bowen

St Peter’s Episcopal Church – Clarksboro
Serving families since 2015
Coordinator Deborah Buchma