Hunger & Homeless Ministries

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Milwaukee Rescue Mission – hands on opportunity
On June 16–17, volunteers are needed for Over the Edge ropes course fundraiser. Volunteers receive training. Contact: Joann Steidinger

Feed a Family
Click here for a list of items requested by Family Sharing during this month. Drop off your purchase at the Mission board grocery cart or deliver your donations directly to Family Sharing in Grafton.

Tippe Summer Camp 2021 – Art Science & Literacy
Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church’s summer youth program for Milwaukee students needs volunteers, supplies and snack donations. Click here to support this vibrant summertime camp! Supplies may be dropped off at Crossroads by June 15. Contact Pastor Scott if you are interested in volunteering or supporting in a different way.

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

Cathedral Center
The second Thursday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Prepare dinner in advance and serve to women and families at the center.  Click here to visit the Cathedral Center’s website.

Family Promise
Guest families are not hosted at Crossroads or other area churches at this time. However, Crossroads is providing FP guests with meals until further notice(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.

  • Sign Up: receive updates and alerts about volunteer opportunities, donations, and hosting dates
  • Volunteer:  serve meals, fellowship with guests, stay overnight at Crossroads, and set up and take down guest rooms. New volunteers will be trained.
  • 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.

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.

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.

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.