Hunger & Homeless Ministries

Email Mission@crossroadspres.org for more information.


Feed a Family   Click here for a list of items requested by Family Sharing during this month. Please deliver your grocery donations directly to their location in Grafton. They offer curb-side drop off on weekdays.


Tippecanoe Divine Intervention

Serve a meal or be an overnight prayer vigil supervisor in this ministry at Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church in Milwaukee; providing a safe and warm place for people to sleep during the winter months.  Provide donations of bus passes, fair-trade coffee, creamer, sugar, new undergarments, gently used socks, toiletries, hand warmers, gloves, and hats.

Family Promise
Guest families are not hosted at Crossroads or other area churches at this time. However, Crossroads is providing FP guests with meals through December…(read more)
Provides shelter and services to Ozaukee County homeless families with children, with the goal of reversing the causes of homelessness and optimizing self-sufficiency. A network of area churches provide meals and overnight accommodations, with daytime services and shelter at a Port Washington day center. Crossroads is committed to being a Family Promise Host Church, welcoming families into our facilities during specific weeks of the year.

2020 Crossroads Hosting Dates:

  • February  16-23
  • April  12-19
  • July 12-19
  • September 27-October 4
  • December 6-13
    1. Sign Up: receive updates and alerts about volunteer opportunities, donations, and hosting dates
    2. Volunteer:  serve meals, fellowship with guests, stay overnight at Crossroads, and set up and take down guest rooms. New volunteers will be trained.
    3. Donate:  items currently needed for this ministry

Larry’s Under the Bridge
Volunteer to prepare bagged dinners that are delivered to the Bay View area on Sundays and Mondays, weekly, to those who may/may not qualify for shelters.  Additional donations of toiletries, socks, underwear, toilet paper, and winter clothing may be delivered with the dinners. Click here for more information.

Cathedral Center-ON HOLD
2nd Thursday each month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Prepare dinner in advance and serve to women and families at the center;  click Cathedral Center to visit their website.

Chili Guys – St. Ben’s-ON HOLD
Each Tuesday at 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. meet in Crossroads kitchen to make chili; deliver chili and bakery to St. Ben’s clinic for the homeless in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Rescue Mission-ON HOLD
Volunteer to serve the homeless on Saturdays: Cross Trainers Academy, Joy House, Equip, Safe Harbor, serving meals,  or maintenance. For detailed information click here.

Repairers of the Breach-ON HOLD
Opportunities to serve include the Brown Bag Lunch Bible Study, prayer and fellowship; donate clothing, household items, cleaning supplies, and toiletries.  The area’s only day shelter for those who are homeless.  Click Repairers of the Breach to visit their website.

Mission Garden – 2020
All produce was donated to the Food Pantry at Family Sharing of Ozaukee County. Our focus on vegetables which produced heavily, easily prepared by families (beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, yellow squash and zucchini).
The raised garden beds reduced the need for weeding and watering. Thanks to volunteers who helped plant, water, weed and harvest.
Contact Pat Vicenzi or Karen McKinney if you would like to help in 2021!