as the name suggests - is all about serving our local community by partnering with organizations already mobilizing to meet Monroe's needs. From hunger and homelessness to grief counseling,
the services listed below are providing much needed support.
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Our Strategic Partners
God Works Family Soup Kitchen
We at ElevateMonroe are really excited to be a part of what God Works is doing in feeding the hungry in our area. There are 13 meals served throughout Monroe County every week. We are responsible for setting up, preparing, serving, and cleaning up 2 meals each month.
Learn more about God Works by visiting their website.
Oaks of Righteousness
Oaks of Righteousness Christian Ministries operates a homeless shelter for men, women and children. They also operate for the community a clothing closet and emergency food pantry, and a summer lunch program as well as offer addictions programming and life skills training. Oaks focus to offer a hand up rather than a hand out. They are looking for people to assist in the food and clothing closet, preparing lunch and dinner meals, mentoring of residents, playing and reading with children, housecleaning, and handyman projects.
Learn more about Oaks by visiting their website.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes and communities, and thereby building hope. Opportunities are available with home construction ( no skills needed), working in the ReStore (store), or assisting in the office.
Learn more about Habitat by visiting their website.
Mercy House, located in Ida, is a Christian Crisis Pregnancy Agency that provides counseling, housing, and support to pregnant women; they operate a “Blessing Closet” to help supply clothing and supplies for children. Opportunities exist to assist in the Blessing Closet, assist with classes offered, and training as a relief House-Mom.
Learn more about Mercy House by visiting their website.
Paula’s House provides a positive transitional housing in a homelike environment for women and women with children who are homeless and are in recovery for substance abuse; the primary goal is for women to live in a safe environment and face their addictions while living a sober lifestyle. They are looking for individuals to assist with office work, handyman repair, caring for children while mothers are in classes / meetings, and mentoring.
Learn more about Paula's House by visiting their website.
Gabby’s Ladder provides guiding steps and loving support in a safe place to grieving children, teens, adults, and families as they learn to grieve in healthy ways and move towards healing. They're seeking individuals who have experienced a loss to help with volunteer events.
Learn more about Gabby's Ladder by visiting their website.
MCOP (Monroe County Opportunity Program)
MCOP is a community action organization that assists people struggling with poverty. Programs include Bridges out of Poverty, Veterans Assistance, Food Closet and other supportive services. The Lord’s Harvest Pantry, a Food Closet, is a community-wide client-choice pantry staffed by volunteers for residents of Monroe County. Opportunities include assisting with stocking the food shelves and assisting clients shop for food. Within MCOP itself they are looking for assistance within the office setting assisting with filing and other such activities.
Learn more about MCOP by visiting their website.
ALCC (ARTHuR LESOW COMMUNITY CENTER)
ALCC is more than a recreational facility. Although boxing, basketball, volleyball, dodge ball, weightlifting, exciercise, pool, and ping pong are available,
ALCC brings more to the table. Adhereing to its mission, ALCC also provides tutoring, mentoring, field trips, children's dinners, senior activities and much more!
Learn more about ALCC by calling (734) 241-4313.