Serve Week

May 9-12

Register to Join Us for Serve Week

Beds for kids

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Dream Center exists to give hope to the hopeless by engaging forgotten communities and joining their hands with the body of Christ across Charlotte.

Location: 2519 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Website:  bedsforkids.org

Saturday, May 12th | 9am-12pm | King’s Kitchen

Team will assemble and potentially deliver beds that are donated to families in need. Kid- friendly.


Charlotte Dream Center

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Dream Center exists to give hope to the hopeless by engaging forgotten communities and joining their hands with the body of Christ across Charlotte.

Location: King’s Kitchen, 129 Trade St Charlotte 28202 | Reid Park – 2945 Ross Ave. Charlotte, NC 28206

Website: cltdc.org

Friday, May 11th | 6:30pm-10pm | King’s Kitchen

Teams will prepare chili cheese dogs and distribute them to neighbors living on the streets in Uptown Charlotte.

Saturday, May 12th | 10:30am-1:30pm | Reid Park

Teams of volunteers will engage neighbors through organized games and programs to share the gospel. Kid-friendly.

Charlotte Rescue Mission

Charlotte Rescue Mission seeks to transform lives in the name of Christ by serving people struggling with addiction, poverty, or homelessness.

Location: 907 W 1st St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Website: charlotterescuemission.org

Thursday, May 10th | 5:30am-7am

Friday, May 11th | 3:45pm-6pm

Teams will serve dinner and develop relationships with residents. Must be at least 13 years old.

Christian Adoption Services

Christian Adoption Services is committed to connecting vulnerable children with a Christian family.

Location: 624-100 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

Website: christianadopt.org

Saturday, May 12th | 9am-12pm

Teams will work with staff to do minor repairs, painting, and cleaning. Kid-friendly.

COmpassion To Act

Compassion to Act exists to liberate and restore victims of human trafficking and exploitation.

Location: McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212

Website:  compassiontoact.org

Saturday, May 12th | 8am-12pm

Compassion to Act is partnering with Freedom 4/24 to host  “Run 4 Their Lives”.  This event raises awareness and funds to bring sexually exploited women and children into freedom. Teams will volunteer for the event.  Kid-friendly.

Eastway Middle School

Eastway Middle is a Title 1 school in East Charlotte that seeks to educate all students and prepare them for college and career readiness.

Location: 1501 Norland Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205

Website: schools.cms.k12.nc.us/eastway

Saturday, May 12th| 9am-12pm

Team will work on school facility projects, including yard work and gardening. Kid-friendly.

Hope Haven

Hope Haven provides life skills for chemically dependent adults and families in a supportive residential environment.

Location: 3815 N Tryon St Charlotte, NC 28206

Website: hopehaveninc.org

Friday, May 11th | 5pm-9pm

Team will provide dessert and game night for residentsKid-friendly.

Jackson Park Ministries

Jackson Park Ministries provides transitional housing services that meet the needs of the entire family, all while showing them the love of Christ.

Location: 5415 Airport Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208

Website: jacksonpark.org

Saturday, May 12th | 11am-2pm

Team will help with a Mother’s Day celebration at the apartments. Kid-friendly.

New Strength Homes

New Strength Homes provides a transitional housing program focused on helping single mothers with young children.

Location: 1339 Fairmont St, Charlotte, NC 28216

Website: newstrengthhomes.org

Friday, May 11th | 5pm-8:30pm

Team will provide childcare for children as moms are treated to a Mother’s Day dinner. Kid-friendly.

One7 Academy

One7 Academy provides education to under-privileged youth in the East Charlotte area.

Location: 2223 Eastway Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

Website: one7academy.org

Saturday, May 12th | 10am-1pm

Teams will work on school improvement and painting projects. Kid-friendly.

Pregnancy Resource Center

Pregnancy Resource Center’s mission is to support women and families affected by unplanned pregnancy.

Location: 1505 E 4th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

Website: prccharlotte.com

Saturday, May 12th | 9am-12pm

Team will complete facility projects at PRC. Kid-friendly.

Project 658

Project 658 seeks to provide an integrated path for life change through sports ministries while sharing Christ.

Location:  3646 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

Website: project658.com

Saturday, May 12th | 10am-12pm

Team will help with projects at facility and surrounding neighborhoods where Project 658 serves. Kid-friendly.

Rainbow Express Ministries

Rainbow Express Ministries is a community offering children and young adults with disabilities, opportunities to share their gifts, to build friendships and to serve others, rooted in the abounding love of God.

Location:  3131 Old Barn Road, Charlotte, NC 28270

Website:  rainbowexpressministries.com

Saturday, May 12th | 9am-12pm

Team will work with Rainbow Express on facility projects while interacting with young adults. Kid-friendly.

Redeeming Joy Ministries

Redeeming Joy provides a therapeutic program for adult survivors of sexual exploitation.

Location:  TBD

Website:  redeemingjoy.org

Saturday, May 12th | 9am-12pm

Team will work on projects at Redeeming Joy Ministries.

*Application required due to sensitive nature*

Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank is a food warehouse that supplies food and grocery items to charitable agencies assisting people in need. They provide training, technical assistance and hunger education to homeless agencies.

Location: 500-B Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC 28206

Website:  secondharvestmetrolina.org

Thursday, May 10th | 6pm-8pm

Teams will inspect and sort food or non-food products in the Charlotte warehouse.  Food will be boxed and distributed to partner agencies.  Must be at least 13 years old.

Shamrock Gardens Elementary School

Shamrock Garden is a Title 1 school that provides a family-oriented, community-based intimate learning environment that promotes equity & diversity by focusing on the social, emotional, and academic needs personal to each child.

Location:  3301 Country Club Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

Website:  schools.cms.k12.nc.us/shamrockgardens

Saturday, May 12th | 9am-12pm

Team will work on projects, including yard work, gardening, and small indoor repairs. Kid-friendly.

Urban Promise

Urban Promise provides Charlotte’s children and youth with the spiritual, academic, and social development necessary to become Christian leaders determined to restore their communities.

Location: 6701 Idlewild Rd Charlotte, NC 28212 | 6210 Old Pineville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217

Website: urbanpromisecharlotte.org

Thursday, May 10th | 5pm-7pm | 6701 Idlewild Rd Charlotte, NC 28212

Team will host an ice cream social and develop relationships with students after school. Kid-friendly.

Friday, May 11th | 6:30pm-8:30pm |6210 Old Pineville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217

Team will be host a bowling celebration for the Urban Promise Street Leaders. Kid-friendly.