All-Campus Partners House of Manna House of Manna serves the community of Homewood, working to bring everyday people into the family of God through study, fellowship, and spiritual growth. Join House of Manna for a Feed the People summer outreach event the last Friday of each month. Volunteers are needed on June 29, July 27, and August 31 from 6 to 8pm to help provide food, serve food and build relationships! Email Johnnie for more information. Click here for a detailed list of serving opportunities within this ministry. It begins with simple, transactional types of serving experiences; as you move down the funnel, you’ll discover more transformational engagement where significant life-change happens. Family Guidance Family Guidance is committed to supporting children and restoring families of all cultures in western Pennsylvania by working in concert with local churches and communities to share the love of Jesus Christ through building meaningful relationships with God and others. Their initiatives include: Y.E.S., an after-school program for urban youth; Promise Camp, a camping ministry for at-risk youth; One-to-One, a youth mentoring program; and L.A.M.P. (Learning Assistance and Mentoring Partnerships). Contact: Anna Marie Caulkins Video: Family Guidance on the Front Lines Pittsburgh Kids Foundation The Pittsburgh Kids Foundation is for youth pastors, churches, and anyone who is interested in reaching kids for Jesus and helping to expand the Kingdom of God in Pittsburgh and beyond. They have been actively involved in the lives of Haitian orphans and the people of Haiti for over 15 years. The PKF partners with three centers in Cap Haitien, Haiti where North Way sends short-term mission teams: EBAC, IDADEE, and New Vision Children’s Home. Our partners there care for the basic needs of orphan children and nurture their relationship with Jesus Christ. Please consider sponsoring one of the 140 children living in these homes and make a difference in a child’s life. Contact Brad for more information. Light of Life Light of Life Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered ministry that provides food, shelter, and life-saving programs for the poor, homeless, and addicted, with a vision to build disciples for the Kingdom of God among this population. If you are interested in serving, you can sign up on the Light of Life volunteer database, or you can contact Brenna for more information. Click here for a detailed list of serving opportunities within this ministry. It begins with simple, transactional types of serving experiences; as you move down the funnel, you’ll discover more transformational engagement where significant life-change happens. Women’s Choice Network Women’s Choice Network’s medical and ministry centers offer free and confidential resources to women and men who have questions about pregnancy, abortion, sexually transmitted diseases and related issues. Their desire is to empower abortion-vulnerable women to choose life. Contact Linda for more information. Wexford Campus Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank North Way partners with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank through a food pantry located at the Wexford Campus. From noon – 2pm on the second Thursday of each month, the food pantry stores and distributes food to individuals who need food assistance. Donations are accepted in the hallway across from the Trinity Room. Items needed are listed above the collection bin and on the electronic screens in the Atrium. Contact Karen Rose. For more information on food bank outreach, view here. The Open Table The Open Table is a faith-based model that partners congregation members with a brother or sister functioning without a network or the resources to move forward. This could be someone who is homeless or working at the poverty level, a young adult aging out of foster care, or a survivor of human trafficking. In weekly meetings, Table members share their vocational and life experiences, building relationships that lead to life transformation! Contact Debi Coglianese to learn about Tables. Hear Courtney and Jessica’s stories. Oakland Campus Urban Impact Urban Impact invests in the lives of at-risk children, youth, and their families on the North Side of Pittsburgh to develop mature, responsible followers of Christ. For more information, please contact Josh. Open Hand Ministries Open Hand rehabs or reconstructs vacant houses in the economically challenged Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Garfield and East Liberty, providing disadvantaged low- and moderate-income families an opportunity for affordable homeownership and helping them move into their first home. Email us for more information, or contact Cameron to volunteer. Garfield Urban Farm Garfield Urban Farm is a large-scale, organic, community gardening project located on a three-acre tract of abandoned/unused land that has been reclaimed and transformed into a fruitful community opportunity to bless and empower the citizens of the East End neighborhood of Garfield. Contact John to volunteer. PRISM Pittsburgh Region International Student Ministries, Inc. (PRISM) partners with the local church to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of international students. Get involved by being a Friendship Partner, Holiday Host, through the Garage Giveaway, or through other volunteer opportunities. Email Renee to volunteer. Sewickley Valley Campus World Vision Pittsburgh World Vision’s Gifts-in-Kind Distribution Center packages and ships items to the neediest victims of natural and manmade upheaval. Volunteers donate their time to the center’s work and get involved with a hands-on mission. Contact World Vision Pittsburgh. Choices Pregnancy Center Located in Coraopolis, the Center offers free and confidential resources to women and men who have questions about pregnancy and related issues. Client advocates and trained medical staff are available to listen to concerns and help to empower abortion-vulnerable women to choose life. East End Campus East End Cooperative Ministries EECM mobilizes local volunteers to serve those in need in the East End. EECM organizes a food pantry, a soup kitchen, Meals on Wheels, food drives to serve the hungry, an emergency shelter, a drop-in center, and multiple transitional housing sites to serve the homeless. A range of programming reaches at-risk children and youth. Contact Tracy for more information. Garfield Urban Farm Garfield Urban Farm is a large-scale, organic, community gardening project located on a three-acre tract of abandoned/unused land that has been reclaimed and transformed into a fruitful community opportunity to bless and empower the citizens of the East End neighborhood of Garfield. Contact John for more information. Open Hand Ministries Open Hand rehabs or reconstructs vacant houses in the economically challenged Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Garfield and East Liberty, providing disadvantaged low- and moderate-income families an opportunity for affordable homeownership and helping them move into their first home. Email us for more information, or contact Cameron to volunteer. Dormont Campus Curo Women’s Care Clinic Curo Women’s Care Clinic of Pittsburgh is a non-profit care clinic providing free medical services and accurate information on all options regarding unplanned pregnancy. For more information, please contact Sandy Weiss. Agapao Pittsburgh This new ministry seeks to see local refugees loved deeply by Christ-followers who are committed to creating longstanding relationships while meeting their practical and relational needs to equip them to thrive in and around Pittsburgh including: new baby gift baskets, furniture donations, and English tutoring. YWAM Pittsburgh Refugee Ministry This long-standing ministry has recently taken a new approach to reaching local refugees for the Lord. Every Saturday they gather 50+ children to build relationships, have fun, and point them to the love of God -- so many hands are always welcome. Foster Love Project The Foster Love Project (FLP) provides love in action to foster children as well as supports foster families who provide care for them, through things like placement bags for a child, easing the transition by assisting with additional resources, or connecting families with a time of respite. FLP hosts events through out the year that require volunteers. They also always need support with sorting donations, inventory, and helping shoppers. L.A.M.P. L.A.M.P (Learning and Mentoring Program) works collaboratively with the Pittsburgh Public Schools to impact the City of Pittsburgh one student at a time by providing mentors to school students in Homewood. OrphanCare Ministry North Way’s OrphanCare Ministry works to encourage, educate, and empower the church to care for orphans, both locally and globally. OrphanCare also provides respite nights for adoptive/foster parents to leave their children in a safe and loving environment, giving them a needed break. Beaver Valley Campus Choices Pregnancy Center (CPC) CPC’s location in Monaca along with its mobile unit dedicated to Beaver County offer free and confidential resources to all who have questions about pregnancy and related issues. “Client advocates” and trained medical staff listen to concerns, and help abortion-vulnerable women to choose life. Please contact Choices directly for ways to volunteer or information on their services.