OC United is just that—Orange County, united. We’re all the people who have ever thought, “I wish I could do something.” We’re a collection of citizens, non-profits and churches that believe we can accomplish more working together than apart. (Learn more about how you can unite for change at ocunited.org.) EvFree, in partnership with OC United, offers many opportunities to engage our local community as a volunteer.
demonstrating kindness || meeting needs || impacting lives with love.
Learn how you can get involved in your community throughout the year here; we invite you into on-going opportunities to make a lasting difference in Jesus name. Keep up with us on Facebook, or check our website: LoveFullerton.org.
International Students Ministry
Amazing Grace Ministries (Senior Centers)
Looking for a way to serve the elderly in seven local nursing and assisted living homes? Join us on a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or occasionally on a Sunday. Volunteers needed to assist with singing, greeting, visiting, serving communion, or musical accompaniment. Training is provided, serving is needed either weekly, monthly or on special occasions. Contact Peter Kling to participate.
The Good Samaritan Center
The Good Samaritan Center is open Monday–Friday 4:15–5:15pm, choose one day a week to volunteer for 1.5 hours a week. You will be trained to do one on one counseling with guests from the community who come for assistance. Contact Rick Stanford if interested.
AOK (Acts of Kindness)
AOK serves the homeless every Friday at 4:00pm in La Palma Park in Anaheim. Contact Janette Bollen to participate.
The Scent of Water Outreach
The Scent of Water Outreach serves the homeless in a unique way (mobile shower and washer/dryers), join Jim and Roe Dodgen the first and third Saturday of the month at the First United Methodist Church of Fullerton in their parking lot from 2:00–6:00pm. To participate contact Roe Dodgen.
Maple Elementary School Tutors
Invest in the life of a student. Tutoring is ongoing throughout the school year on Thursdays, 2:30–3:30pm. Please contact Jessica Humes at 714-447-7590 if you are interested in investing in a child’s life.
There are a number of members here at EvFree who are involved with a variety of prison ministries. This includes work at the California Institution for Men, the California Institution for Women, Orange County Juvenile Hall and others. If you have questions about incarceration or prison ministry, contact John Schaefer, 714-257-4334 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to get connected to the appropriate ministry.
Looking for meaningful service opportunities in our local community? Check out our community partners and pursue the one that best fits you. Click here.