Make a difference in the community.
We have joined forces with several high-impact local organizations to help people in the communities around us. Through financial support and volunteer service, the people of Northwoods are making a difference!
Explore opportunities to serve below!
Adopt-A-School: Roosevelt Magnet School
Encourage students as a reading buddy every week during the school year, plus bless staff through a summer facility update project in the teachers' lounge.
Provide transportation from different parts of the city to Northwoods every Sunday. Encourage people through relationships, prayer, and laughter.
Dream Center Peoria
Engage in a variety of high-impact ministries and meet practical needs in the city center, including an emergency shelter, thrift store, youth programs, and summer programs.
Teen Challenge: Men's Division
Evangelize and disciple men facing life-controlling issues of addiction by serving in a thrift store or as part of the annual fundraising banquet team.
Midwest Food Bank
Help alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing free food and relief to different groups and disaster sites. Prepare meal packets and package other items.
Peoria Rescue Ministries
Serve in a range of roles providing emergency services for men, recovery ministries for men and women, pregnancy and parenting services, counseling, and even vocational assistance.
South Side Mission
Give away your time and compassion through multiple initiatives offering food, shelter, and clothing as well as spiritual guidance and life mentoring. Join home repair projects, too!
FISH Food Pantry
Help collect and distribute food and pantry items to families in need as part of this 100% volunteer-operated organization that serves over 17,000 people per year.
Looking for more?
Let us help you find a place to serve or get more information about any of these great partner organizations.
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