Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Sunday, December 17, 2017
growing together

"CARITAS helps our most vulnerable neighbors break the cycles of addiction and homelessness to reclaim their dignity."

SGUMC will be hosting CARITAS men in the church gym October 21-28, 2017
Please click on the links below to sign up to volunteer with CARITAS.

Overnight volunteers

Set-up on Saturday, October 21


Shopper throughout the week (You will be reimbursed.)

Take down on Saturday, October 28 

TRAVEL SIZE (only) personal care items such as soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand sanitizer, body lotion, and toothpaste can be placed in the Missions Zone. 

CARITAS is a faith response that provides for the most basic needs of people who are suffering
Food and shelter – CARITAS Shelter
Employment -- CARITAS Works
Addiction Recovery -- CARITAS Healing Place
Home furnishings – CARITAS Furniture Bank
Our church has participated in the CARITAS program for close to 30 years.  CARITAS is the largest emergency shelter program in our community and focuses on transitioning single adults and families from homelessness to independence by helping them find jobs and shelter.    SGUMC volunteers range in ages from 5 years to 75+.  

Please contact Jeff Cox for more information.  You can also visit