Compassion

Friendship Mentor with Advent Ministries

Be a Friendship Mentor to Teens


Project Type

Compassion, Recovery

Location

South Bay  Area

Agency or Ministry Name

Advent Ministries

Website

http://www.adventgm.org/

Contact Info: 

Email: dmoretti@adventgm.org

Phone: Dave Moretti at 408.281.0708

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

Periodic nominal costs

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

May be provided by the Ministry

Create a neighborhood compassion service group

Create a neighborhood compassion service group to help out neighbors who are ill


Project Type

Compassion, Outreach, 

Location

Local neighborhoods

Agency or Ministry Name

Venture Local

Contact Info:

Deb Omori  Email: deb@venture.cc

Phone: 1.408.997.4614

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

TBD

Suited for: Individual or Group

Group

Training Requirement

None

Prepare meals for neighbors in need

Prepare meals for our neighbors in need through Loaves & Fishes


Project Type

Compassion, Community, Christian

Location

Various locations throughout the county

Agency or Ministry Name

Loaves and Fishes

Website

http://www.loavesfishes.org/volunteer

Contact Info:

Email: volunteer@loavesfishes.org

Phone: (408) 998-1500

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

Minimal training given at site

Host a neighborhood food drive

 

Host a neighborhood food drive & donate to food bank or service


Project Type

Compassion, Community, Secular

Location

Various locations in the south bay

Agency or Ministry Name

Second Harvest Food Bank

Website

http://www.shfb.org/

Contact Info: 

 Email: bolschedscc@shfb.org

Phone: Colleen Murphy at (408) 266-8866 x 247

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group Note: This activity is suited for a small group

Training Requirement

Minimal training given on site

Host a neighborhood garage sale

Host a neighborhood garage sale and donate to a worthy cause


Project Type

Compassion, Community, Outreach

Location

A group member’s home

Website

Venture.cc

Agency or Ministry Name

Venture Local On Mission

Contact Info:

Email: serve@venture.cc

Phone: 408.997.4614

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

No cost

Suited for: Individual or Group

Group Note: this activity is suited as a small group activity

Training Requirement

none

Bicycle repair for Refugees

Repair bicycles for the refugees assimilating at Immanuel House


Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Supplies for the repair of the bicycles

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Small Group

Training Requirement

Knowledge of bicycle repair methods

Project Type

Christian, Compassion, Refugee

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Website

http://www.immanuelhousesj.org/

Contact Info

Flor Silva 

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

 

Provide Groceries for Refugees

Become a Food Angel at Immanuel by providing groceries to help refugees


Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost of groceries (list provided)

Suited for: Individual or Group

Small Group, Individual or Family. Note: This is a perfect activity for a small group.

Training Requirement

None

Project Type

Christian, Compassion, Refugee

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Website

http://www.immanuelhousesj.org/

Contact Info

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

 

Family Bag Packing

Sort, group and pack clothing and new shoes into family bags


Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

No Cost

Suited for

Group or Individual. Note: This is a perfect activity for a small group.

Training Requirement

Minimal training on site

Project Type

Christian, Compassion, Rehabilitation, Homeless

Location

702 W. Taylor St.
San Jose, CA 95126

Agency or Ministry Name

Salvation Army of Silicon Valley

Website

salvationarmysiliconvalley.org

Contact Info

John.Desplancke@usw.salvationarmy.org
408.286.3291