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Here are some of the ways you can get involved in St. Andrew's outreach right now.

Next Outreach Team meeting
April 7, 2019, 11:45 a.m. in the Parish Library. If you are involved in outreach, would like to be, or would just like to know more about what we're doing, please join us!

PORT Winter Shelter
Tuesday & Wednesday, March 26-27 at Denbigh Presbyterian Church
PORT is a program that provides meals and overnight accommodations at host churches for the homeless in our community. Beginning with Guest Check-in on Tuesday, March 26 and continuing through breakfast on Wednesday, March 27, St. Andrew's will be partnering with Denbigh United Presbyterian Church, 302 Denbigh Blvd, Newport News. St. Andrew's parishioners are needed as follows:

  • Shift 1: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, assist with Check in (6 needed) and Kitchen (6 needed)
  • Shift 2: 9:00 p.m. Tuesday to 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, assist with First Split (9:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.) (2 needed) and Second Split (1:30 - 4:45 a.m.) (2 needed)
  • Shift 3: 4:45 to 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, assist with Breakfast (1 needed) and Check-out (5 needed)

A sign-up sheet is available in the Main Street Lobby or you may email Rachel Roby (saec0371@gmail.com).  Please consider helping with PORT this winter. For questions about this rewarding project, please contact our coordinator: Matt Deller (757-812-9852 or pablodeller@gmail.com).

LINK Veterans Shelter Fundraiser Dinner & Dance
Join LINK on Saturday, April 6, 6:30 to 11 p.m., at the Mary Immaculate Conference Center (2 Bernaardine Drive, Newport News) for dinner and dancing to benefit their Veterans Shelter Programs. Buffet dinner featuring barbecue and fried chicken. Music by The Rocket Men, playing music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Tickets are $35 (plus $3.77 fee per ticket). Click here for a flyer with more information. Click here to purchase tickets.

James River Convalescent & Rehabilitation Center needs volunteers
Do you enjoy helping others and have a love for the senior citizen population then we at James River Convalescent & Rehabilitation Center are looking for you. We having openings for instrumentalist to play during group activities or during our lunchtime meals, art volunteers, one-on-one volunteers, bingo helpers for Monday mornings and Friday afternoons, well-behaved pets to visit residents, and unit volunteers who help keep residents busy during the day in either a small group or one-on-one. All volunteers must be 13 and older. If you're interested in these volunteer opportunities please contact Shawn Hanberry, Recreation Services Director, atshanberry@vahs.com, or visit in person at 540 Aberthaw Avenue, Newport News.


Last Published: March 21, 2019 2:52 PM