Proposed Projects for 2020
“And he has given us this command:
Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.”
1 John 4:21 NIV
ALL projects will have a project leader(s) that will serve as the point of contact for that project. Their contact information will be made available once leaders are confirmed.
Back to School Bash
We will be giving out free clothing and backpacks loaded with supplies to children in the community. We need volunteers to help with setting up the clothing and backpacks prior to the event.
Entertainment for Back To School Bash Families
Free breakfast and bounce house are provided outside for all who attend the events happening at Corinth during Inasmuch Day. We need individuals to assist with serving the visitors that come to the table, making balloon animals, playing games, and watching the bounce house.
Blessing Bags for the Homeless
A group will be packing then delivering bags of food, water, and supplies for homeless people in Richmond.
We will be selecting two construction projects in New Kent and will have a team at each location to assist with the needed repairs and/or yardwork. Previous projects have included building wheelchair ramps, repairing steps, exterior painting, clearing brush and vegetation, etc. We need volunteers to assist with these projects; construction/repair experience is helpful but NOT required.
A team will be delivering firewood to some local families that rely on this for heating their homes in the winter.
Sewing Pillowcases for CHKD
Volunteers will prep and sew pillowcases for the patients at CHKD, children ages 2-18. We need volunteers to help prep materials before the event and to help sew the day of Inasmuch. Any and all fabric donations are also welcome.
Crocheting Hats for the Newborns
Volunteers will prep and crochet hats for newborn babies at a local hospital. We need volunteers to help prep materials before the event and to help crochet the day of Inasmuch. Any and all yarn donations are also welcome.
Canned Food Drive
Volunteers will be collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items from those shopping at the Food Lion locations in New Kent. We need people at each location to accept donations and then to help transport the donations to the Kentwood Heights Baptist Church Food Pantry.
Teacher Supplies Drive
Volunteers will be collecting school supplies from those shopping at the dollar store locations in New Kent. We need people at each location to accept donations and then to help transport the donations to the contact person at each of the two elementary schools.
Singing for Shut-Ins
Volunteers will travel to the homes of shut-ins and sing hymns with them. Everyone is welcome, regardless of musical abilities.
Food for Workers
Volunteers will be preparing and delivering lunch for the other volunteers. We need volunteers willing to assist with both the preparation and the delivery.
Visiting the West Point convalescent center to share God's love with the residents there. Volunteers will likely be playing games and/or doing crafts.
Members of Corinth and the county will be donating blood for collection by the Red Cross. Anyone interested is encouraged to sign up for an appointment prior to the event.
Childcare for the Volunteers
Care for children of volunteers, ages 0-5, while parents are serving in the community. We need anyone who is willing to assist with this, even if just for an hour at a time.