Many groups and organizations are supporting at risk children and their families in Gainesville. Become a volunteer in the organizations below.
Leaders Overcoming Through Faith (LOF)
The LOF youth group is for boys in who live near Faith Mission. Focus areas for LOF are leadership, teamwork, and character development, with one club day and one academic support day in the late afternoons each week. Volunteers are needed for club day programming support, mentoring, and homework help.
Kids Count welcomes teen and adult volunteers after school program – helping with homework, reading with the children, supporting the staff with fun activities – and you can choose any hour of time to serve between 3:00 and 5:30 Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri. or between 1:00 and 4:00 on Wed.
This program is a partnership with Rawlings and Greenhouse Church to build additional support and encouragement for students who will most benefit. Volunteers come during the school lunch period once a week.