Community Outreach

Community Outreach Nov 2014

ICAN

Volunteer opportunities: Individual and group volunteers play a key role in the successful implementation of programs by joining with staff in a safe interactive and educational environment. Be involved – make a difference! Get to know the youth at ICAN through their Life Skills Programs, Academic Success Programs, STEAM Programs, Teen, Family and Parenting Programs, Auxiliary Library Programs promoting youth literacy, service learning activities and seasonal events. Find out more information about volunteer opportunities, Volunteer Application and donations, http://www.icanaz.org/

 
Sometimes when we preach and proclaim the love of Christ to our family, friends, neighbors and co-workers, we use words. Most of the time, the message comes from our lives and the work of service to others. Our efforts include:
 

Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank

Here is a fellowship opportunity to assist with various needs of this food bank. Our volunteers meet at Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank two times per month, the 2nd Wednesday from 4:30-5:30pm and the 2nd Friday from 9-12:00pm, at 1368 N Arizona Ave, Ste 112, Chandler, AZ 85225. No sign-up needed. Tell the food bank you are from Epiphany.
Visit their site to learn more: http://matthewscrossing.org/
 

Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary School

Tutoring and Art Masterpiece

This is an amazing opportunity to tutor children at a local elementary school.  Our volunteers help practice and assist the children with their reading skills, during school hours.  Contact Hartford Elementary Schools office, located at 700 N Hartford, Chandler to arrange days and times to volunteer.   (480) 812-6700
 
The Art Masterpiece opportunity is 6 sessions per year and all supplies are provided, so please sign up! Visit the school’s website to learn more about this elementary school:  To teach or assist, contact Yanai

Alcala at: Alcala.yanai@cusd80.com or Sheffield.sharon@cusd80.com

 

I-HELP

I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program) provides over 6,700 emergency shelter nights to homeless adults.  A case management program   connects homeless individuals to the vital resources, such as employment and housing needed to regain stability and break the vicious cycle of homelessness.
 
Volunteers buy food, cook it at home, and bring it to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on the first Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity is located at 739 W Erie ST, Chandler, 85225. Enter the Kitchen’s orange door off of Flint St. Volunteers then serve the meal, eat with clients, and clean up afterwards. The menu varies each month. To volunteer email:  outreach@EpiphanyChandler.org
 
To learn more about I-HELP’s sponsor, AZCEND, please click on  http://azcend.org/i-help/
 

Habitat for Humanity

 
Each year, Epiphany participates in the Lutheran’s Building for Christ Coalition with Habitat for Humanity 
 
Donations are needed to meet our $7,000 pledge and are eligible for the Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization Tax Credit (formerly Working Poor Tax Credit).
 
For more details and/or questions, please contact Damon Ashcroft at 480-895-4994 or  dashcraft@swlaw.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
To learn more about any of these activities and to sign up, our Community Outreach Coordinator at Outreach@EpiphanyChandler.org.