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Appalachia Reach Out

Inez, KY


Posted:  01/05/2018

Project Type:  Bible Study/Discipleship/Worship, Children/Youth, Evangelism/Community Outreach, Food/Clothing, Miscellaneous Construction/Maintenance

Length of Assignment:  1 week or less

1.  Volunteer teams are requested to assist with community outreach events.

2. Churches within 100 miles of ARO willing to collect/bring to the ministry goods for the thrift store.  Goods would include the following: gently used clothes, furniture, building supplies, appliances and household goods.

3. Food for the food pantry.

4. Paper supplies are always needed: toilet paper, paper towels, plastic bags of all sizes.

5. Socks, underwear & school supplies for children 5-16 are also needed.

6. Toys for Christmas (all ages).

7.  Hygiene items.

8. Tutors are needed in reading and math at the high school level. May come for 1-2 week period anytime during the school year.

9.  Volunteers to install new roof – ministry providing materials.

Ministry Description:
Appalachia Reach Out (ARO), is an established ministry in Inez, Kentucky that is reaching out to families in Martin County through a variety of programs.

Size of Teams: 20-30 preferred.

Available dates for teams to come:  Contact directors for open dates.

Housing and food preparation: ARO has a bunk house and a 2 bedroom apartment that sleeps 24. Teams can cook at ARO, need to bring own food. Accommodation fee.

Cost per person (if applicable): Call for information.

Materials for Project: Teams need to provide.

Are Background Checks of Volunteers Required for this project? Call for information.

Will & Jan Ruthven, Directors
Phone:  606-298-7470 (or( 606-371-0617 (best time to call Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM)

Physical Address:
2596 Rockcastle Road 
Inez, KY 41224

Louisa First Baptist Church
Association:  Greenup Baptist Association