Metrocrest Social Services assists families dealing with crisis situations and helps them plan for a more secure future, through assistance with rent, utility payments, food, clothing, medical prescriptions, job assistance, and more.

Volunteers Needed for Thanksgiving Distribution Day

Volunteers needed to help sort and assemble boxes of food to be given to clients on Thanksgiving Distribution Day. Last year the program distributed over 800 turkeys and holiday meal items, as well as additional produce from the food pantry to ensure families have meals for the duration of the holiday break. Volunteers must be 13 years or older. Available shifts are 9 to 11 a.m. and 12 to 2 p.m., November 7-10 and 14-17. If you would like to volunteer, contact Brittni Coe, Volunteer Manager for Metrocrest Services, at postmaster@volunteer2mail.com or 469-317-2541.

General need for volunteers on Tuesdays from 1 to 5 p.m.

If you are available to help, you can sign up by following this link to sign into your volunteer account
https://app.betterimpact.com/Login/VolunteerNoSearch
1. After signing in click in the ‘opportunities’ tab.
2. Find the Food Pantry category
3. Click on Food Pantry- Weekdays from the activity box
4. Click the sign up button for the shift you would like to sign up for. Once you click sign up the shift will be pending for confirmation.
5. You will send receive a confirmation email through the system letting you know that you have been added to the schedule.

Metrocrest Services Transportation Department Needs Help

Volunteers are needed to provide rides to seniors for medical appointments and other destinations. Appointments are normally between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Volunteers must be willing to use their own vehicle and submit a DPS background check which is available here. The completed form can be submitted via email, or fax to (214-694-2171) at Kathy’s attention. If interested, please contact Kathy Blaschke, Metrocrest Services Transportation Director, at 972-446-2100 orkblaschke@metrocrestservices.org. Click here for the background check form. The completed form can be submitted via email, or fax to (214-694-2171) at Kathy’s attention.

Church Contact: Sally McCurdy, sallymccurdy@verizon.net

Website: www.metrocrestsocialservices.org