Posted: 01/05/2018 Updated: 02/14/2019
Project Type: Backyard Bible Club/VBS, Bible Study/Discipleship/Worship, Block Party, Children/Youth, Construction/Maintenance, Creative Ministry/Drama, Evangelism/Community Outreach, Food/Clothing, Medical/Dental, Men’s/Women’s Ministry, Miscellaneous Projects, Prayer, Senior Adult Ministry
Length of Assignment: 1 week or less
God’s Love from a Diaper Bag needs teams to do children/youth ministry, Backyard Bible Clubs, VBS, puppets, music, etc. Also they can use teams to do nursing home ministry and housing development ministry working with young mothers. They need construction teams to work in the community doing home repair – fix roofs, handicap ramps, etc.
God’s Love from a Diaper Bag is in need of a flatbed trailer (lowboy type like you would use to haul a backhoe) and quilting materials.
Dentists and Family Physicians Needed
God’s Love from a Diaper Bag serves the poorest of the poor in southeastern Kentucky as well as the neighboring counties in southwest Virginia. The facility is equipped with a dental and medical facility. Medical volunteers needed:
1) Dentists and hygienists to provide dental care at the clinic
2) Volunteers to assist with dental registration table/greeters
3) Professionals to provide vision clinic for reading glasses
4) Medical screening
5) General medical care
God’s Love From a Diaper Bag is in need of over the counter medications such as Tylenol, Motrin, Advil, or Aleve for their dental clinic. They can also use Pedialyte.
Other needs include: new baby beds, baby swings, high chairs, diapers, wipes, formula, Oragel, clothes, lotions, shampoo, oils, baby food, baby thermometer, lice treatment, tennis shoes for the entire family, duffel bags for foster children, school supplies for children of all ages, hygiene items, dental supplies (toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, etc.), janitorial supplies, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and birthday food boxes and gifts. Also have an urgent need for food for needy families.
Other needs include a small forklift to use for unloading tractor trailer loads of donations given to the ministry and a flat trailer to pull behind a truck and a small trailer to pull to events.
God’s Love From a Diaper Bag is a family and community ministry located in Jenkins, Ky.
Size of Teams: Up to 30. No children under seven years old.
Available dates: Contact director
Housing and Food Preparation: Housing and food prep is available at the ministry center. Call for information on cost.
Materials for Project: Teams provide.
Are Background Checks of Volunteers Required for this project? Yes
Bessie & Lester McPeek, Directors
Phone: 606-335-0298 or 606-213-6302
Facebook: Bessie McPeek
9757 Hwy. 805 Main Street
Jenkins, KY 41537
PO Box 1084
Jenkins, KY 41537
Church: Hellier Baptist Church
Association: Pike Baptist Association