Local Partners in Service

The Outreach Ministry would like to remind us of opportunities to give to local organizations through our virtual giving links. Below you will find some of the agencies that sell gifts as fundraisers for their work as well as those which seek your donations of money and time.

LifeQuest

Supports and enhances life’s journey through the middle and later years. See http://www.lifequestofarkansas.org/give.html. Gift certificates for Adventures in Learning are available for $30. One session runs 8 week. Donations accepted online.

Arkansas Rice Depot

Dedicated to alleviating hunger in Arkansas. See http://www.ricedepot.org/simple_shop.asp for information about Simple Pleasure Gifts that give twice.

Potluck

Seeks to prevent hunger while reducing waste by rescuing and distributing nutritious, prepared, unserved food to feed needy persons in Pulaski County. See http://www.potluckfoodrescue.org/ for information about making a donation.

Union Rescue Mission

Aids the homeless, hungry and disadvantaged. See http://www.urmission.org for gifting opportunities including donations of cell phones to battered women.

Stewpot

Provides hot lunches Monday through Friday at First Presbyterian Church. Call 758-2434 for information about making a donation.

Habitat for Humanity

Partners with people in need of affordable housing. See http://www.habitatpulaski.org for information about The Outlet Center where you can buy building materials at considerable savings and know that the proceeds go to Habitat of Pulaski County. Habitat accepts online donations.

Arkansas Cancer Research Center Gift Store at UAMS

Supports the UAMS Family Home which provides affordable lodging for cancer patients and parents of premature infants being cared for at UAMS. Visit the gift store on the first floor of the Arkansas Cancer Research Center at UAMS at 4301 W. Markham in Little Rock. Also visit http://www.uamshealth.com/familyhome.

Our House

Provides long-term and temporary housing and support services to help the homeless return to productive society. See https://secure.groundspring.org/dn/index.php?aid=14614 for online donations.

St. Francis House

Located at 2701 S. Elm Street, Little Rock, AR 72204, assists needy individuals with food, clothing, medications, and other donations. Call 664-5036 for more information or see http://www.stfrancisministries.com for online donations.

Watershed

Provides educational programs, disaster relief services, youth services, children and family services and assists clients in finding jobs. Watershed focuses on people living in the College Station and Granite Mountain neighborhoods of Little Rock and the Sweet Home and Wrightsville communities of Pulaski County. Call 378-0716 for giving opportunities.

CareLink

Provides in-home and community services to help older people and their family caregivers remain active and independent. CareLink serves 16,500 people annually with a large variety of support programs, including Meals-on-Wheels and home care. See http://www.care-link.org for volunteer opportunities.

For more information call the church office at 501-227-0000.