We have many ways in which members of our communities can enrich the lives of our residents and clients. Volunteering is a great way for individuals, civic groups, schools and churches to make a significant difference in the lives of those we serve.
Thanksgiving Turkey Boxes
Many of our families couldn’t have a Thanksgiving feast without the generosity of our community. If you would like to get involved and sponsor a family, please collect items listed to feed a family of six, or make a donation.
Christmas Angel Tree
Each year, HumanKind’s programs help families provide Christmas gifts for their children. Thanks to the Christmas Angel Tree, HumanKind serves approximately 200 children annually.
The food pantry supports Ways to Work clients who need emergency assistance during a financial crisis.
Share stories, become a mentor, lead a game or participate in one of our many activities with young children.
You can enjoy games, activities, cooking and spending time with the individuals we serve.
We are pleased to have a variety of events for our residents and communities.
When you choose to sponsor one of our HumanKind events, you are helping individuals and families become more successful as well.
- Regular Volunteer – Assist on a regular basis with programs that directly serve the community.
- Special Projects Volunteer – Assist with various small projects including mailings, organizing, or coordinating a food pantry or school supply drive.
- Event Volunteer – Volunteer for one of our events including Over the Edge, Lynchburg Turkey Trot, I Love My Family Essay Contest, Community Resource Conference, or any of our family festivals throughout the year.
- Facilities Volunteer – Volunteer to work on our historic campus property outdoor or indoor projects and helping with reception.
- Summer Volunteer – Available only for the summer months. Projects may vary.
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Fatima was introduced to HK a few months ago and shortly after decided to volunteer.
"You know, you work every day of the week and it’s great to take some time and help other people."
Darrell grew up in a challenging environment and was constantly surrounded by people making negative decisions. As he's gotten older he has used those past experiences to give back to the community.
For more information, please contact:
Ruth Blanks | Director of Special Events & Volunteers