Detroit Rescue Mission
Primary Contact Person: Linda Thompson, Drector of Corporate & Community Volunteers
Phone: 313-993-4700, ext. 4721
PO Box 312087
Detroit MI 48231
Target Groups of Ministry: Disadvantaged, abused, homeless men, women and children in inner-city Detroit
Current Needs: Volunteers — administrative support, clerical support, computer data entry, educational services (tutorial and computer services), medical services (assisting in the medical unit), youth services (assisting in the after-school program for youth seven to 18 or at camp), teen mom's program (providing mentoring services and tutoring), senior's program (providing meals and assisting in activities), emergency shelter (assisting with tasks associated with overnight emergency shelter), practical life-skills program (providing training associated with building skills to maintain independent living and developing healthy lifestyles), building maintenance support (cleaning, minor repairs, painting, etc.), telephone receptionist, landscape support, food support services (assisting in tasks as related to the food service department) and warehouse support (assisting in valuing in-kind donations and inventory). Other ways to help — cash donations, donated assets, employee's contributions, donated material goods and fundraising.
Most Helpful Attitude from Volunteer: " . . . Volunteering extends veyond helping others. You will discover that volunteering is a form of expressio that communicates the personal and social values that give our lives deeper meaning. The future of our community is everyone's responsibility . . . to 'rebuild the inner city one life at a time.'"
Future: Continued ministries of feeding, emergency shelter, transitional housing, substance abuse treatment and spiritual emphasis, as well as others.
Prayer: For the welfare, guidance and protection of this Ministry and its people.