“How can I help MH&HO Ministries?”
We’re glad you asked!
MH&HO Ministries requires funding to provide emergency response and to meet the ongoing needs of those we serve such as funds to purchase tents, sleeping bags, phone cards, bus tokens/vouchers, laundry cards, meals, meal cards, haircuts, identification fees (photo ID, Birth Certificates, Social Security), prescription drug assistance and work-clothing/boots.
We also require funding for ongoing operational costs (e.g., monthly storage facility rent, consumable feeding supplies, website hosting, accounting and audit services, registered agent fees, liability insurance, post office box rental and recurring state registration fees). MH&HO is Tax Exempt under IRS code 501(c)(3) so your donations are tax deductable as allowed under the teax code.
DONATE BY MAIL: You can mail donations by check made payable to MH&HO Ministries, Inc. to P.O. Box 298 Manassas, VA 20108 or hand deliver them to any of our weekly Outreach events or special events
DONATE ONLINE: You can donate securely online using a major credit card by clicking the button below.
GuideStar has awarded MH&HO Ministries its 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency for nonprofit organizations. To view our GuideStar profile click the Gold seal below.
IN-KIND ITEM DONATIONS:
GENERAL HOMELESS OUTREACH SUPPLIES...
Socks (Crew) (Adult Male & Female - New/Unused) *Not needed at this time
Blankets (New, Gently used & cleaned) *Not needed at this time
Tents (Six Person - Coleman Brand - New/Unused) *Not needed at this time
Sleeping Bags (New/Unused) *Not needed at this time
Bicycle Locks (New/Unused)
Batteries (AA, AAA & D sizes)
Safety Items: (e.g., Flashlights, Whistles, First Aid Kits (Travel Size))
Pocket Sized Bibles & Christian Devotionals
Bottled Water (Cases) *Not needed at this time
Insect Repellent *Not needed at this time
Sunscreen *Not needed at this time
Gloves, Hats, Scarves
New/Unused items such as:
Mouth Wash (Alcohol Free)
Deodorant (Male & Female)
Combs & Brushes
Cotton Swabs (e.g., Q-Tips)
Nail clippers & grooming kits
Tissues (travel size)
Feminine Hygiene Products
Soap & Shampoo/Conditioner (Travel Size)
Tooth Brushes & Tooth Paste *Not needed at this time
FOOD SERVICE SUPPLIES…
MH&HO Ministries provides the following consumable food service supplies for the weekly community meal which we are constantly replenishing:
Food Serving Rated Gloves (Large - PowderFree)
Forks - Needed
Spoons & Knives * Not needed at this time
Plastic (Cold Beverage)
Styrofoam (Hot Beverage) * Not Needed at this time
Plating & Serving
Styrofoam Plates 10" (e.g., Hefty Brand)
Styrofoam "To-Go” Containers, 3 Compartment (e.g., Hefty Brand)
Styrofoam Bowls *Not Needed at this time
Paper Board Soup To-Go Containers with Lids (VegWare) *Not Needed at this time
Disinfectant Wipes (e.g., Clorox Brand)
Trash Bags (Large - 33 gal.)
Canned Non-Perishable Food: Vegetables, Proteins and Soups (e.g., corn, green beans, peas, beans, tuna, beef ravioli, soup), Soft fruit & grain bars
Seasonal: Hot Chocolate (Individual Packets)
Gift Cards (e.g., Laundry, Store (e.g., Walmart, CVS), Food (e.g., McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Wendy’s))
Transportation (e.g., Bus Tokens/Vouchers)
ITEMS WE CAN NOT ACCEPT...
Medication or Medical Devices/Equipment
Propane Heaters or Propane
Vehicles or Boats
Furniture or Appliances
* * Due to space constraints, MH&HO Ministries is not accepting any used clothing donations. Click HERE for a list of our partners that accept clothing at their Cloths Closets.
MH&HO Ministries is an all-volunteer outreach. We have individuals, church groups and local businesses who have signed-up on Sunday’s to prepare and serve meals. On occasion, a group may need help in the food preparation or serving roles. We always need volunteers to:
Outreach & Meal: Set up, wipe down & take down food serving tables & guest chairs as well as our canopy(s)
Outreach & Meal: Serve as prayer warriors to pray with and for those in need at our outreach events “Let’s Pray!”
Outreach & Meal: Sit and fellowship with our guests while they eat.
Assist with fundraising, Quarterly Food Drives and other Special Events
Host a Drive for specific items (e.g., Socks, Backpacks, Tents, Feeding Supplies, Bottled Water)
MH&HO Ministries needs your prayers for:
God’s bountiful and timely provision.
God’s protection for everyone involved in this ministry and for those we serve.
Discernment of God’s Will for this ministry.
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