Serve with Highland Methodist

Highland Methodist partners with great organizations to make a difference in our community. Learn about our partner organizations and reach out to the contact people to find out how you can make an impact.

Care Closet

Taking donations at Highland Methodist, provides gently used clothing, personal hygiene products, school supplies, etc. to families in need with several on site “closets” at schools. The agency is connected to and provides support to other service agencies and is staffed totally with volunteers.
Contact: Nancy Baker

Emergency Shelter

Provides a safe and welcoming environment for temporarily homeless men and women located at 436 W.  Third Street in Covington. Additional services include meals, shower and laundry with referrals for other needs. Volunteers provide evening meal either by sponsoring with donations or by purchasing and serving commercially prepared food.                                                            
Contact: Sally Race

Family Promise/Welcome House

Serves a unique and otherwise unmet need by assisting homeless families with emergency shelter and aftercare at 306 W. 9th in Newport. Families are guided to resources that will assist them with employment, permanent housing, medical care and other needs to create a stable home. Volunteers provide evening meals, overnight hosts, and van drivers.
Contact: Ann Richards

Hosea House

Serves the needs of Newport residents and strengthens the relationship between church and community by providing a daily hot meal to an average of 150 guests. Additional services are provided seasonally. Volunteer groups purchase and serve the meals.
Contact: Kevin Hagerty

Ida Spence Mission

Serves City Heights housing community and is a mission of the United Methodist Church. The mission provides life management skills and education in a Christian environment with meal programs, youth and adult classes, and on on-site clinic supported by the nursing program at NKU. Volunteers and donations support a food pantry, clothing, Backpack Drive, and Christmas for families with gift cards. The mission is in need of special support as they assist residents through this time of transition when they're relocating to alternative housing.                                          
Contact: Ann Richards

Brighton Center

Brighton Center wraps a community of support around individuals and families by tackling the issues that prevent people from becoming self-sufficient, removing the barriers they face, and creating hope so that goals can be achieved and dreams realized. The Center offers regular information sessions to help prospective volunteers determine where they can best serve. Specific volunteer opportunities can be explored, including reoccurring experiences and group experiences.
Contact: Richard Mason

Vine and Branches

UMC Campus Ministry is a community of Christian students with a mission to make disciples of Jesus who will transform the campus and the world. The community is open to all students, regardless of church affiliation. Members meet for worship, Bible studies, meals and recreational activities at various campus locations. Volunteers provide an occasional meal.
Contact: Joe Lohner

Kentucky Refugee Ministry

KRM has offices across the state to resettle Afghan refugees with housing, employment and other needs. Churches, including our own, are providing teams of volunteers to help immigrants make the transition without undue stress.                  
Contact: Tom Yocum

Matthew 25 Ministries

An international humanitarian and relief organization created to fulfill the teachings of Jesus in Matthew 25: 34-40. The ministry provides food, water, clothing and affordable shelter to those in need worldwide. Volunteer groups sort, organize, and pack donated goods and prepare them for shipping to various parts of the world.
Contact: Vera Lohner

A Child's Hope

Provides nutritious, high protein food for hungry children worldwide. Groups of volunteers assemble and package food for shipping and distribution.              Contact: Kevin Hagerty