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Service Opportunities

Five Works of Mercy service hours are due on Friday, December 11.

Students in need of service should check the Campus Ministry bulletin board regularly for details and find opportunities that fit their interest and schedule. Parents will be notified on their BT community email address about the service hour status for their student.  The Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks are a great time to volunteer to help community needs.

Upcoming service opportunities include:
Adopt-A-Family     December 2-11
Helping Campus Ministry after school the first two weeks in December, with collecting, inventory and boxing gifts for pick-up.   

Sam Robb Memorial Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament   Dec. 28-30
This tournament is a tribute to Sam Robb who was a rising athlete at BT but lost his heroic battle with cancer. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit The Sam Robb Fund within Cure Childhood Cancer, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for pediatric cancers.
If you can help with the tournament contact: hoopsinfo@samrobb.com

Parish Programs
Contact your parish to find out what their upcoming volunteer needs will be during the Thanksgiving-Christmas season.
On-Going Programs:
MUST Ministries (www.mustministries.org)
Work consists of many different types of tasks; helping receive donations at the Donation Center, making meals in the Kitchen, distributing food or clothing in the Pantry or MUSTwear, working in the Homeless shelter, and cleaning the grounds, offices or buildings.

Soup Kitchens
Every Saturday morning, volunteers at St. Francis Table help set up and serve food to the homeless in the basement of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.  Call ahead to advise the Saturday you will serve:  404-521-1866.
Volunteers serve:  7 am – Noon

Trinity Table
This soup kitchen is the oldest, Sunday-only kitchen in metro Atlanta.  Located at Trinity United Methodist Church, in downtown Atlanta, this program offers an outlet to volunteers to express their compassion through service to the poor.  Trinity table starts serving at 12:30 p.m. and serves homeless guests in four half-hour stages throughout the afternoon.
Contact Barbara Bishop, Volunteer Coordinator, at 404-577-6651 or e-mail barbarab@tcmatlanta.org

Foster Care Support Foundation
Volunteers are needed most Saturdays, from 10am – 1pm, to perform Works of Mercy.  Contact Jean Rearick or 404-786-4490.

North Fulton Community Charities (nfcchelp.org  krupp@nfcchelp.org  
770-640-0399)  11270 Elkins Rd.  Roswell, GA  30076
Food Pantry: Volunteers are needed to receive and sort food donations, stock shelves and distribute food to clients. Hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Reception Desk: Volunteers are needed for registering clients, answering telephones, data entry, filing and assisting with special mailings. Food Pantry shifts and hours of operation apply.