Welcome! Dallas Hope Charities is the foundation arm of Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas. Dallas Hope Charities fulfills the outreach mission and the call for being aware of caring for those in need. Participation in our wide array of outreach opportunities is a great way to meet new people while uplifting the marginalized. Utilizing our resources of time, skills, relationships, and finances to support those in need, we join together to spread goodwill throughout our social community, geographical community and beyond.
To be a dynamic local, regional, national and global outreach utilizing our time, treasure and talents to offer relentless, inclusive compassion to those in need, all while being mindful to respect and preserve one another's humanity.
As the foundation arm of Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ, the Dallas Hope Charities mission is to mobilize and inspire a vibrant, inclusive and progressive volunteer force to bring tangible positive transformation to the lives of all who are marginalized.
BACH - December 16
Every Saturday (or as your schedule permits), join like-minded volunteers to create and serve a hot breakfast to those who might otherwise go hungry. Please note that BACH volunteer opportunities require a background check, and some positions require a valid food handler's certificate which we can help you to obtain. Invite a friend, and double your outreach! For more information, please phone us at 214-351-1901, extension 211 or email Dallas Hope Charities.
iCare - December 11
Every Monday, volunteers serve lunch and care to the underserved, including individuals and families. Particularly needed is a detail-oriented, "final sweep" person, couple or group who ensures the the facility is returned to tip-top shape after our guests leave. Invite a friend, and double your outreach! For more information, please phone us at 214-351-1901, extension 211 or email Dallas Hope Charities.
Blessing Bags - December 13
Blessing Bags are gallon-sized Ziploc® bags that contain snacks, travel-size toiletries, socks, a bottle of water, grooming supplies, and other items that people who are experiencing homelessness find useful. Shopping lists are distributed on the first Wednesday of each month, and donated items are packed and distributed on the second Wednesday of each month. Ask a friend to donate, and double your outreach! For more information, please phone us at 214-351-1901, extension 211 or email Dallas Hope Charities.
OutLast Youth - Date TBA
If you're passionate about the LGBT community and the shocking LGBT homeless youth rate, we want you to be a part of OutLast Youth. Join the initiative whose goal is to end LGBT youth homelessness in Dallas and surrounding counties by 2020. This evening at 4:00, this Interfaith Awareness Event will inform on you YOU can join in the fight to reduce and prevent LGBTQ youth homelessness in Dallas and surrounding counties by 2020. See more about this life-changing initiative at https://www.facebook.com/outlastyouth/
Hope in Prison - Ongoing
Mail is very important to people in jails and prisons, and many people have no one on the outside. You can simply be that person who cares enough to write, bringing a bit of joy and hope to others through the mail. The need for pen pals is immediate. Ask a friend to write, and double your outreach! For more information, please phone us at 214-351-1901, extension 211 or drop a line to Dallas Hope Charities.
Dallas Hope Charities is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and your gift is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for this contribution. Our federal tax identification number is 81-2568424.