VOLUNTEERING, ACTIVISM,
& ORGANIZING OPPORTUNITIES

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Plymouth people have a history of being generous with their time, talent, and treasure in supporting worthy organizations, both locally and across the planet. Plymouth members and friends can forge deeper connections on a local level by volunteering with the organizations that Plymouth supports.

 

There are many ways to provide volunteer service to these organizations: by unloading trucks, reading to children, helping with parties and other special events, delivering meals, doing clerical work, organizing for justice – as well as dozens of other tasks. Contact any of the agencies on this page to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of neighbors near and far.

Plymouth Church Initiatives

For those who wish to volunteer as part of a group with other Plymouth members

Growing Hope Globally (Formerly Foods Resource Bank)
Contact Plymouth members Peg and Rick Schilb at p.schilb@frontier.com

Assists people in developing nations to become more food secure and independent.


Indiana Center for Middle East Peace

260.515.9300
www.indianacmep.org

Educates and empowers for peace, justice and human rights locally and globally.

 

Just Neighbors-Interfaith Homeless Network

260.458.9772
www.ihnfamily.org

Provides emergency shelter, meals and professional support for homeless families. Plymouth members serve meals three weeks out of the year. For more information or to sign up to serve, contact Diana Bauer at dcb1120@gmail.com


Study Connection

260.484.4430
Program Coordinator: Lucy Hess, lrh22@frontier.com

Plymouth members tutor Fort Wayne area students at the church on Wednesday afternoons.


Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light
www.hoosieripl.org/

Brings Hoosiers of faith together to promote renewable energy, energy conservation, and energy efficiency, as a faith response to climate change. Members of Plymouth’s Environmental Justice Action Team respond to various HIPL campaigns and calls for action.

 

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Partner Organizations

Plymouth members volunteer as individuals at many of the following organizations.

 

Amani Family Services

260.484.1414

www.amanifamilyservices.org

Partners with immigrants, refuge families and the community to promote safety, encourage personal growth and foster a spirit of belonging.

 

Associated Churches of Fort Wayne & Allen County

260.422.3528

www.associatedchurches.org

Congregations that are united to support and respond to those in need.

 

Cedars Hope

260.422.6441

www.mhanortheastindiana.org

Provides housing and support for women with mental illness.

Volunteer for one-on-one mentoring with a resident.

 

Center for Nonviolence

260.456.4112

www.centerfornv.org

Provides education, support and advocacy for victims of violence.

 

Cornerstone Youth Center

260.623.3972

www.cornerstoneyc.org

Provides opportunities for moral growth and sustainable life skills development for youth and families in Southeast Allen County.

 

Crossroad Child and Family Services

260.484.4153

www.crossroad-fwch.org

Provides therapy, education and family support for troubled youth.

 

Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana

260.456.4534

www.easterseals.com/neindiana

Assists people with developmental disabilities.

 

Faith in Indiana

260.557.4613

www.faithinindiana.org

Unites people of faith & marginalized people to act for racial & economic justice.

 

Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity

260.422.4828

www.habitatgfw.org

Unites volunteers and local investors with qualified families to build safe, stable and affordable homes in Allen County.

 

GiveHear

260.602.3276

www.givehear.org

Builds the self-worth of individuals by restoring hearing potential and providing them with opportunities to engage with their communities through service to others.

 

Indiana Beyond Coal Campaign

812.325.0685

www.facebook.com/indianabeyondcoal or e-mail megan.anderson@sierraclub.org

Fights for renewable energy.

 

Matthew 25

260.426.3250

www.matthew25online.org

Offers free medical, dental, and vision services for those in need.

 

Mustard Seed Furniture Bank

260.471.5802

www.mustardseedfortwayne.com

Provides household furnishing for referred families as they rebuild their lives after suffering disaster, personal tragedy or other misfortunes.

 

NeighborLink Fort Wayne

260.209.0074

www.nlfw.org

Uses a website to provide a structure that allows the needs for those who fall through the cracks of traditional social services to be connected with community volunteers for home maintenance and home repairs.

 

Positive Resource Connection

260.744.1144

www.positiveresourceconnection.org

Support those with HIV/AIDS.

 

Safe Families for Children

260.417.8967 (Northeast Indiana Chapter)

www.safe-families.org

Works to prevent child abuse and neglect by building relationships with vulnerable families

SCAN (Stop Child Abuse & Neglect)

260.421.5000

www.scanfw.org

Works to stop child abuse and neglect.

 

Sierra Club

https://www.sierraclub.org/indiana/northeast-indiana

Contact Celia Garza at nein.sierraclub@gmail.com

Promotes climate solutions, conservation, and movement building.

 

Turnstone Center

260.483.2100

www.turnstone.org

Seeks to enhance the lives of people with physical disabilities.

 

Vincent Village

260.456.4172

www.vincentvillage.org

Seeks to alleviate the problems of the homeless.

 

Wellspring Interfaith Social Services

260.422.6618

www.wellspringinterfaith.org

Works to enrich the lives of Fort Wayne central city residents