“It was exciting to see how much the kids benefitted from blessing The Foundry.”
~ Ryan C., Youth Pastor, Louisiana

Help us feed the hungry, serve the hurting and love the brokenhearted.

Volunteering at The Foundry is a fun and fulfilling way to increase your impact on the world and be part of the transformation of the lives of the men, women and children we serve.

You and your group can make a difference in many ways.

Choose the best option for you and your group’s schedule, availability and level of impact.

We have many types of needs that work well for group’s traveling through our area as well as families, groups and individuals looking for a regularly scheduled service opportunity.

Click on the links below to find out more.

Lead a Drive

Lead a drive to collect items needed to support the ministry.  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for a complete list of needs.

Restoration Projects

Time, talent, and funds are always needed to help support projects around our properties.

Weekend Fellowship

Create a fun weekend activity for our program participants. Sponsor a trip to the movies. Host a cookout at Oak Mountain State Park. Plan a bowling night.  And more!

Create Your Own

Customize your own day of service depending on time of day, number of participants serving, and serving preferences.

SuperThrift Outlet

By serving on Thursday nights you allow our residents to leave work and participate in weekly chapel services.  Tasks may include greeting guests, assisting at check-out, ensuring clothing racks are tidy, and other small tasks.

Produce Pantry

Serve our neighbors in need by delivering weekly food bags with staple items our neighbors are unable to acquire on their own.

Clothing Closet

Sort and organize clothing available for those who have just experienced a crisis.

Teach a Skill

Come teach our men and women a new skill! Jewelry making, woodworking, gardening, and baking are just a few skills they would benefit from.

Core Team

Help fill volunteer needs during business hours each week in our administrative office (prepare mailings, event prep, etc.).

Discipleship Program

Guide program participants through their time at The Foundry by becoming a Women’s Mentor or Men’s Life Coach.

Career Coach

Assist program participants with job searches, resume writing, budget management, and time management.

Sponsor a Meal

Prepare and serve meals for the men at Changed Lives Christian Center in Birmingham and at The Foundry Farm in Cullman.

Hope Ambassador

Be an ambassador to your church, business, school, etc. by serving as The Foundry liaison for that particular group.  Receive monthly ministry updates, facilitate serve opportunities, communicate the mission of The Foundry, and more!

Substitute Pick-up Driver

Be willing to substitute when a thrift store pick-up driver is not available at the last minute.

Birthday Celebrations

Bring a little extra joy to our program participants by helping them celebrate their birthday!  Each month, bring a birthday cake during lunch and serve it exclusively to those who are celebrating their birthday that month.

Staff Serve

Be the hands and feet of Jesus to our staff who serve on the front lines each day.  Sponsor our staff training breakfast each month, celebrate staff birthdays, cater lunch, and more.   

Hearts of Hope | February

Serve at our annual women’s fundraising event by becoming a table hostess, assisting the marketplace auction, providing table numbers at registration, and more.

Leadership Luncheon | May

Host a table at our annual men’s luncheon.

Boxes of Hope | November

Boxes of non-perishable Thanksgiving meal items

are distributed to families in need throughout our local community.  Supporters use a provided shopping list to fill empty boxes and we then distribute these boxes to our neighbors in need.

Adopt a Table | December

Create a family-style Christmas event for the men of our recovery and re-entry programs.

Gifts of Hope | December

Generous supporters help to provide Christmas gifts for the children of our addiction recovery and prison re-entry participants.  Gifts are purchased and donated to us based on the needs of our participant.

Holiday Decorating

Helps us celebrate different holidays throughout the year by bringing some decorative cheer to our buildings. Holidays include Easter/Spring, Memorial Day/Summer, July 4th, Thanksgiving/Fall, and Christmas.

Find out more

The best way to learn about The Foundry Ministries is to schedule a tour and see first-hand how all that we do works together to reshape lives.

Contact us today about scheduling a tour, volunteering or how you can help with a food drive, clothing drive, furniture drive or how your church, business or organization can support us at volunteers@foundryministries.com.

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