Go-Ops | December 2017


BUILDING HOMES- Bay Area Habitat for Humanity is building homes in LaPorte and Texas City  and now Galveston! If you would like to help a homeowner build their home (they spend 300 hours helping other volunteers), please join us in building communities and showing God’s love with our hands and feet. No experience or special skill is required, and we will provide any tools needed.

RESTORE- The Bay Area Habitat for Humanity Restore needs your donations! The Restore accepts furniture, appliances, household goods, anything you want to donate! They will pick up donations as well. If you remodel your home, the Restore can take cabinets, light fixtures, bathroom fixtures, etc. To call for pick-up, call 281.332.1118 or visit www.bahfh.org/restore. You and your small group can also volunteer in the store to help customers and stock shelves.

Contact Person: Erin Boyd
Email: erinboyd73@yahoo.com
Phone Number: (281) 615-5134


Gift Card Donations: Friends thru the Fight is looking for gift card donations to distribute to all of their patients that were sponsored throughout 2017. These gift cards will be part of their Christmas Blessing end of year gift. Ideas for types of gift cards include Target/Walmart (most ideal), grocery store, restaurant, etc.

Help bring meals: Friends thru the Fight is in need of small groups or individuals to help bring meals to sponsored patients by signing up on meal calendars the have already been set up.

Contact Person: Dusti Suhre
Email: dusti77@aol.com
Phone Number: (281) 773-8407


Good Neighbors adopts families at Rancho del Rey and Town Village Mobile Home Parks for our annual Christmas Angel Tree ministry. If your family, small group or ministry team would like to sponsor a families’ Christmas gifts, please contact us for more info. You will be able to deliver your gifts directly to your sponsored family by December 16th.

Contact Person: Renee Lafont
Email: reneelafont@gmail.com
Phone Number: (281) 549-9584


Welcome Kits can be made at any time by families or small groups. A list of kit items can be found at https://www.houstonwelcomesrefugees.com/welcome-kit-list/. Once the kit is assembled please contact Kate Somers for local pickup. There will be a kit collection day at the HWR facility in the Heights in January.

Items can also be purchased and shipped directly to HWR via their Amazon wish list at any time.

Contact Person: Kate Somers
Email: refugee@somersbunch.com
Phone Number: 281-748-5622


Lighthouse Christian Ministries has a few Christmas serve opportunities coming up for small groups. We host a Christmas gift shop on Dec 19-21 where families can select gifts for their children. We also have a gift wrapping station at Baybrook Mall. If interested, please sign up at the following links:
Gift Wrap – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4cafa722a7fb6-gift
Christmas Shop- http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4da5ac2cabfa7-thegreatest

Contact Person: Tammy Eckart
Email: tammy@lighthousecm.org
Phone Number: 281-339-3033


Loving Hearts is a social group ministering to special needs adults. We have many fun, social events planned throughout the year; held at the Egret Bay location, as well as out in the community. Our needs vary from providing games, crafts, small prizes, foods, beverages and being a general helper to our special guests. For more information and a full schedule for 2018, please contact Teresa.

Contact Person: Teresa Waite
Email: teresa3waite@hotmail.com
Phone Number: 281-904-1334


Come and serve the 4B area by volunteering or donating birthday party items to make a memorable and special day for children currently living in homeless shelters. The Program serves 100 children a month at the Santa Maria Hostel, Boys and Girls Harbor and the Kidz Harbor! We use the same neutral theme for all our girl/boy parties per month and use solid color paper products! We would be ecstatic if you or your small group could help in any way.

TBJP will be hosting birthday parties the last weekend of January.

TBJP will be hosting a fundraiser at Charming Charlie Baybrook on December 15th from 5pm-9pm with 10-20% if profits going to TBJP.

TBJP will be hosting a mother/son dance in February, stay posted for a date and location.

TBJP is currently collecting books for a fundraiser book drive in March.

Please contact Christi for ANY questions and further details on needs.

Contact Person: Christi Keeler
Email: Christikeeler@gmail.com
Phone Number: 832-425-0218


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