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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Assists people in developing nations to become more food secure and independent.
Indiana Center for Middle East Peace
Educates and empowers for peace, justice and human rights locally and globally.
Just Neighbors-Interfaith Homeless Network
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 email@example.com
Program Coordinator: Lucy Hess, firstname.lastname@example.org
Plymouth members tutor Fort Wayne area students at the church on Wednesday afternoons.
Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light
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.
Plymouth members volunteer as individuals at many of the following organizations.
Amani Family Services
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
Congregations that are united to support and respond to those in need.
Provides housing and support for women with mental illness.
Volunteer for one-on-one mentoring with a resident.
Center for Nonviolence
Provides education, support and advocacy for victims of violence.
Cornerstone Youth Center
Provides opportunities for moral growth and sustainable life skills development for youth and families in Southeast Allen County.
Crossroad Child and Family Services
Provides therapy, education and family support for troubled youth.
Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana
Assists people with developmental disabilities.
Faith in Indiana
Unites people of faith & marginalized people to act for racial & economic justice.
Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity
Unites volunteers and local investors with qualified families to build safe, stable and affordable homes in Allen County.
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
Fights for renewable energy.
Offers free medical, dental, and vision services for those in need.
Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
Provides household furnishing for referred families as they rebuild their lives after suffering disaster, personal tragedy or other misfortunes.
NeighborLink Fort Wayne
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
Support those with HIV/AIDS.
SCAN (Stop Child Abuse & Neglect)
Works to stop child abuse and neglect.
Contact Celia Garza at email@example.com
Promotes climate solutions, conservation, and movement building.
Seeks to enhance the lives of people with physical disabilities.
Seeks to alleviate the problems of the homeless.
Wellspring Interfaith Social Services
Works to enrich the lives of Fort Wayne central city residents