2022 CIC NON-PROFITS

Community action & Meals on wheels

Community action & Meals on wheels

1909 Central Parkway SW, Decatur, AL 35601

The mission of the Community Action Partnership is to reduce or eliminate the causes and consequences of poverty. The Meals on Wheels & More program enhances the quality of life for homebound individuals by providing nutritious meals, personal contact, and sharing information regarding other community resources that may improve their quality of life.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Financially support Community Action Partnership
•  Volunteer to deliver meals
•  Volunteer to assemble care packages for meal recipients
•  Write cards to homebound clients

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Cindy Anderson – 256.260.3103

Community free clinic

Community free clinic

245 Jackson Street SE, Decatur, AL 35601

The Community Free Clinic is valued as a resource to care for those who cannot afford health insurance. It is also a valuable resource which helps alleviate the strain on our hospital system caused by individuals not having access to preventative primary care. It is the only Free Clinic serving Morgan County and the City of Decatur.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Help get the word out about CFC
•  Financially support CFC
•  Volunteer for consistent jobs
•  Provide a meal for clinic night volunteers
•  Host a supply drive 

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  | Jessica Payne – 256.309.2491

First Priority Decatur & clothe our kids

First Priority Decatur & clothe our kids

4511 US Highway 31 South, Decatur, AL 35601

First Priority is a two-fold ministry meeting both the spiritual and physical needs of students in Morgan and Lawrence Counties. Spiritual needs are met by providing Christian clubs where students are trained to reach their peers with the gospel. Physical needs are met by providing clothing through the ministry of Clothe Our Kids to students in need by working through four local school systems.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Volunteer to serve on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays with Clothe Our Kids (volunteers will sort/size clothes and prepare bags to be delivered to the student)
•  Donate Walmart or Target gift cards to purchase clothing, tennis shoes, and hygiene items as needed

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Larry Franks – 256.476.6615

habitat for humanity

habitat for humanity

1123 Central Parkway SW, Decatur, AL 35601

The Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit in Morgan County that builds homes for low-income individuals at the cost of construction. Their mortgages charge zero interest. The need is growing each day. Right now, our local Habitat for Humanity has 300 names on a list from people calling and asking how to get a Habitat house. This number does not reflect people that monitor their website and are watching for them to announce taking applications again.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Financially support HH
•  Help fund a housing project
•  Volunteer to help build HH houses
•  Volunteer to help on the construction site
•  Volunteer to help out in the ReStore

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Kayla Miller – 256.340.9609 ext. 243

 

Hospice of the Valley

Hospice of the Valley

240 Johnston Street SE, Decatur, AL 35601

The mission of Hospice of the Valley is to provide compassionate, quality hospice services that meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families as well as support and comfort individuals who are suffering through grief due to a loss. Their hospice services are available to anyone regardless of whether or not they have insurance. Bereavement services are free to anyone in the community, regardless of whether or not they received hospice services. Hospice offers many different support groups specific to loss.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Become a patient care volunteer
•  Volunteer to work with the Bereavement Center
•  Volunteer to provide lawn care for patients and families

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Debbie McGregor – 256.350.5585

morgan county system of services

morgan county system of services

2531 State Highway 20, Decatur, AL 35601

Morgan County System of Services provides at-risk youth with the education, skills, experience and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional instruction and guidance. They strive to help the most vulnerable youth redirect their lives and become contributing members of their families and our communities. Their goal is to prepare disadvantaged youth in at-risk situations for a better future, because every child deserves a  chance to thrive, not just survive.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Financially support MCSOS
•  Donate hydiene products or cleaning products

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Tawnya Sanders – 256.350.8434 ext. 201

mosaic (bbbs)

mosaic (bbbs)

801 Jackson Street,Decatur, AL 35601

Mosaic Mentoring of North Alabama is a non-profit child-mentoring organization. They pair adult volunteers with children that are enrolled in their program that ranges in ages from 5–15 years old. The only request is that you spend 4–6 hours a month with the child you are matched with for the period of at least one year.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Commit to mentor a child in their program who is not matched
with a mentor
•  Volunteer to assist with fundraising events

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Leah Brown – 256.318.3923

 

neighborhood christian center

neighborhood christian center

619 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601

The NCC seeks to share the Gospel through their ministry. They offer emergency assistance weekly through our food, hygiene, and utility assistance program. They also teach backyard Bible clubs in low-income neighborhoods and deliver children’s snack packs weekly. In addition, they have three transitional homes, a jail and prison ministry, a Summer Youth Leadership Program, and educational and discipleship classes for Bible studies and life skills.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Donate food or hygiene items
•  Volunteer to help sew and fill hygiene bags
•  Volunteer to provide a meal for the Summer Youth Leadership Program
•  Help with yard or home maintenance for transitional homes
•  Host a food drive

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Pamela Bolding – 256.616.3144

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Hartselle, AL 35640

The mission of Sleep in Heavenly Peace is to fight bedlessness and to see that “no kid sleeps on the floor in our town.” They build, deliver, and set up twin beds for children ages 3-17 that are sleeping on the floor or in less than desirable sleeping situations.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Donate new twin size bedding
•  Sponsor a build day
•  Help with build days and delivery days
•  Run a bedding drive

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  John Jackson – 256.616.6784

Volunteer Center of Morgan County

Volunteer Center of Morgan County

811 2nd Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601

The Volunteer Center seeks to mobilize volunteers and resources while meeting the needs of the community. They currently are active in giving food boxes for low income and unemployed families.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

•  Volunteer for community projects
•  Volunteer to build wheelchair ramps and doing small home repairs
•  Volunteer to help fulfill Christmas needs
•  Provide materials for upcoming projects

Click here for opportunities to volunteer.

Contact  |  Casey Coleman – 256.898.4504