How can I serve

Ways to help serve the city right now!
  1. Vigilant Hope

Vigilant Hope is on the front lines of battling poverty and homelessness in our city. They help bridge the gap between the Church and the community. Their greatest need right now is resources. For more information on their specific needs and how you can donate, please contact Jason Mitchell directly at

  • Can I volunteer? Not at this time.
  • Can I donate? Yes.
  1. First Fruit Ministries

First Fruit Ministries has reopened ALL SERVICES as of July 1st!

  • Some immediate volunteer needs are:
  • - Food pantry volunteers on Wednesdays (8-2) and Saturdays (8-1) full shifts or 1/2 day shifts
    - Truck driver on Mondays
    - Unloading food pantry on Tuesdays
    - Experienced food prep help on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Other volunteer opportunities are:

Street Meal Outreach - Wednesday (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm), Sundays (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm), Serve one Wednesday or Sunday per month.

Day Shelter Services - Thursday (9 am - 5:30 pm), Assist with Transportation to and from our campus, Shower & Laundry Services, Medical Clinic, Community Resources, Worship Service, Lunch and Dinner service.

Sisters of Hope Mentorship Program (On-going) - Become a Mentor for a Wilmington Dream Center Resident.

Urban Missionary Program (On-going) - Serve at First Fruit Ministries through a 12-month Residential Leadership Program.

First Fruit Street Outreach has consistently served unsheltered homeless people for over 20 years. Subscribe to their newsletter for up to date information and/or donate at: To sign-up to serve, please register at

  • Can I volunteer? Yes.
  • Can I donate? Yes. 
  1. Walking Tall Wilmington

Walking Tall Wilmington exists to build interpersonal relationships with individuals experiencing poverty. Their greatest need right now is resources to continue to feed vulnerable populations in need. For more information on how to donate, you can contact Randy Evans directly at

  • Can I volunteer?  Not at this time.
  • Can I donate ? Yes.
  1. New Hanover Disaster Coalition

NHDC is "an inclusive and diverse coalition of community leaders, faith groups, nonprofits and members of the public dedicated to the readiness, relief and recovery of all New Hanover County residents affected by disaster." Check out their website for the most up to date information and how to get involved.

  • Can I volunteer?  Yes. 
  • Can I donate ? Yes.

  1. Cover our P.E.E.P.s

In response to COVID-19, Champions for Compassion is seeking to Cover Our P.E.E.P.s with compassion by providing masks for protection and protecting vulnerable populations. P.E.E.P.s are:

People at high risk


Essential workers

Public transportation passengers

If you can sow, your skills have never been more needed! We will provide the materials. Also, if you are able to make deliveries or have administrative skills, we could also use your help.

Volunteer Form: Click here.

  • Can I volunteer? Yes. 
  • Can I donate? Not at this time.

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