Backyard Missions 12
July & August
July or August- Diaper Drive
Host a diaper drive at church, work or business!
Life House can provide brochures and signeage.
We are currently in need of larger sizes such as 4,5,6 and lots of wipes!
Sign up (Put July or August Diaper Drive in subject line.)
July or August- Monday Night Support Group Meal
provide a meal for our weekly support group
Sign up on Mealtrain.com and provide a meal for our women and children during our monday night group! It's an easy sign up process.
Feel free to drop the meal off or stay and help serve and get to know the women! There are 4 Mondays in July and 4 in August .Sign up for one, two or all four!
** We are having a summer BBQ potluck on August 18th at Jennings Park. If you'd like to help with any food items for this event,
Adopt A Room!
Decorate one room in the new transitional home
This is a great group project! Pick either a bedroom, family room, bathroom or Kitchen and pick a style, gather the furniture , paint and decorations and have fun putting the room together to make it beautiful for new residents in the fall! Many businesses are very genereous and usually donate items for the cause.. Life House can give you a letter with our non-profit number to make this easier.
July or August- Monday Night Childcare
Great for community service!
If you or your teenager would like to recieve community service hours for school, then this is the place! Childcare is every Monday from 6:15-8:45pm.
Sign up (Background check is required.)
July or August- Car Care Clinic!
Oil change and basic car checks
Host a simple car care clinic at your church or local organization, offering oil changes and checking engine fluid levels and then top it off with a car wash!
*Good for large groups
July or August- Work Party at Transitional Home
Yard work, organizing donations, Painting
Summer time yard work needed! In our newly purchased home, our yard needs some TLC. We need plants, flowers, bark, and basic sprucing up.
*the outside of the home needs to be prepped and painted. If you're interested in signing up to organize a Painting work party
Contact Eileen for more information.
July or August- Garage Sale
Organize a LHM Garage Sale
Life House can host, we just need a team to organize the event! All proceeds will go directly to funding the transitional house program!
July or August- Care Packages
provide necessities for clients & residents of all ages
Provide gift cards from grocery stores, & gas stations or Home care products like shampoo, lotions, toothbrushes, toothpaste.
**Idea! Your group can have fun arranging them in cute gift bags or baskets to help these women feel loved.
* *Idea- School is just around the corner and we can use backpacks and gift cards to purchase school supplies.
Sign up (Put July or August care packages in subject line)
August- Life & Hope 5k Fundraiser
September 13, 9am Arlington
We need a team of people to volunteer at our 5k Fundraiser. The needs vary from helping us advertise the race and get as many people involved as we can to putting together gift bags before the race to helping the day of the race between 8am - 12pm