Shady Grove United Methodist Church -- Mechanicsville
Saturday, September 22, 2018
growing together

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


SGUMC will be hosting CARITAS families in the church gym October 6-13, 2018
Click a link below to view the sign-up form.

Help with Set-Up on Saturday, October 6

Food Donations

Stay Overnight

Help with Laundry

Shop Throughout the Week

Help with Take Down on Saturday, October 13


Donated 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 www.caritasshelter.org