CityCare | Phoenix

CityCare

Strengthening families, transforming communities.

Hillsong CityCare exists to serve communities by offering pathways to equip those who want to take their next steps in life. Our heart is to see lives changed, families strengthened, communities transformed and future generations positioned to make a difference.

Brown Bag Campaign

Brown Bag Campaign

May 14 - June 18

Foster Care & Adoption

We are committed to finding safe and loving homes for every child in need.

Anti-Slavery

We are committed to bring awareness and action to end slavery and trafficking abuse in our world.

Anti-Poverty

We are committed to bring awareness and action to end poverty and homelessness.

Anti-Hunger

We are committed to bring awareness and action to end hunger.

Education

We are committed to partnering with organizations to provide education to impoverished areas.

Foster Care & Adoption

Arizona 1.27 is a collaboration of churches taking the lead to end the foster care crisis in Arizona. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Data Management Teams
  • Training Teams

 

Family Care Teams provide practical needs and care to foster and adoptive families. Teams assist families in many tangible ways such as:

  • Babysitting
  • Home Repairs
  • Mentoring
  • Cooking Meals
  • House Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Prayer Support
  • Check-in Calls

 

Foster/Adopt Care Teams provide various connections and support for many of Hillsong Phoenix’s foster care initiatives. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Foster/Adopt Family Connector
  • Foster/Adopt Support Group
  • Job services to kids in foster care
  • Mentoring a youth in foster care

 

Grace House is Hillsong Phoenix’s onsite center for foster care initiatives and is used to help children and their families get to a better place. All of Hillsong Phoenix’s foster care programs, including Open Table, visitations, and child counseling take place at Grace House. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Property Management Teams
  • Cleaning and Property Teams
  • Program Support Teams

 

Open Table is a small group format formed with Hillsong Phoenix attendees, who work together to assist a foster care teen transitioning into young-adulthood. Teens in this program have aged out of the foster care system with no family support and the Open Table model equips them with the tools for a successful future. This is a one-year commitment. Needed areas of mentoring are:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Finances
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Medical/Dental
  • Spiritual Guidance
  • Work/Career
  • Transportation

 

Globally this initiative includes efforts in Malawi and India.

Anti-Slavery

A21 Human Trafficking Awareness teams work to bring an end to human trafficking and increasing awareness through our partnership with the A21 Campaign.

Walk for Freedom: Hillsong Phoenix partners with A21 annually for the global Walk for Freedom. Stay tuned for details on the 2017 walk.

Open Table Mentor Teams is a small group format formed with Hillsong Phoenix attendees, who work together to resource and stabilize a woman escaping trafficking or abuse. This is a one-year commitment.

iHelp Women’s Shelter Every week Hillsong houses women in our temporary shelter program on our Mesa Campus. Each campus’ supports the ministry with teams who host the women, wash the linens, and make snacks and lunches for the women. Sign up here to serve.

Anti-Poverty

Open Table Anti-Poverty Mentor Teams is a small group format formed with Hillsong Phoenix attendees, who work together to a single mom or a family break the cycle of poverty. This is a one-year commitment.

Project Connect Community Services Event Teams are one-day events geared towards helping people on the edge of homelessness or those who are homeless, with job services. Events occur around the Valley at various times.

HopeFest Community Goods and Services Spring Event is Arizona’s largest same-day charitable direct-services outreach. HopeFest brings the community together to provide 20,000 socially and economically struggling adults and children FREE medical, dental, vision, food, housing, haircuts, clothing, personal care products, employment services, child safety needs, and life changing connections to agencies that provide long-term solutions, independence and stability. Volunteer opportunities available each Spring.

Project Christmas Outreach consists of various events throughout the holiday season aimed at providing children and their families with gifts and Christmas Events. Planning begins each year in the fall and there are over 500 volunteer opportunities.

  • Refugee Christmas Party: Help bring a very special Christmas experience to over 800 refugee children and their parents. Planning and execution teams assemble in the fall, and the event occurs each December.
  • Gift Collection and Distribution: Volunteer to collect and or distribute gifts for children in foster care, children in our community, and the children of incarcerated parents (Angel Tree).

Anti-Hunger

Brown Bag Food Bank Drive is each summer between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day and provides over 15,000 pounds of food to restock community food banks. Each family is asked to fill a grocery bag with non-perishable food and return it by Father’s Day.

Click here for a list of food items you can donate throughout the year through your specific campus food drive opportunities.

Summer Lunch Children’s Feeding Program Teams help to serve lunch to children in need while school is out for the summer. Volunteers are needed each day to help serve and clean up.

Community Kitchen’s Serving Opportunities are available year-round at local food kitchens around the Valley such as Paz de Cristo, Phoenix Rescue Mission, Feed My Starving Children, and St. Vincent’s de Paul. Volunteers prepare and serve and evening meal to the homeless.

Education

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