make_a_difference_-_volunteer_option_1.jpgThere are many ways to help our Mission by donating your time and talents. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Mary Kate Kelly, at (973) 538-6337 or mkelly@marketstreet.org.

Volunteer Projects

Food Drive – 

  • Organize a food drive and collect non-perishable items to stock our pantry

Project Backpack – 

  • Collect school supplies to fill backpacks for our annual backpack giveaway. The backpacks are distributed to the children of the men in our recovery program at the Mission and to needy children in our community. Click here for more info... 

Hygiene Kits – 

  • Collect personal hygiene items (list available) to be used in hygiene kits that we distribute to the men in our program 
  • Sort & package hygiene items into Ziploc bags

Coat Drive/Giveaway – annual coat giveaway held the 1st Saturday in November on the Green in Morristown: 

  • Collect coats through a coat drive
  • Sort and bundle coats (at our Thrift Store) during the month of October
  • Help distribute coats on the day of the giveaway

Christmas – 

  • Help by wrapping gifts for the men’s children at our annual Christmas “Toyshop” in December
  • Collect items to be given as gifts to the men (list available)
  • Help wrap and package the gifts for the men

Additional Volunteer Opportunities

  • Assist the executive staff with office duties ‒ typing, phones, data entry, mailings, filing, and more.
  • Tutor residents pursuing their GED. We especially need adult math and English tutors. Hours are flexible.
  • Sort food, stock shelves and inventory pantry goods.
  • Serve lunch and clean-up afterward.
  • Serve evening meals and clean-up afterward.
  • Bring in baked goods/treats for meals (cookies, cupcakes, etc).
  • Use your skill as a carpenter, plumber, electrician, welder, etc. to handle on-going repairs and improvements.
  • Various indoor painting projects.
  • We can always use help at our Thrift Store. There are a great variety of tasks to be done there including:
  • Sorting through donated items, pricing and organizing (clothing, jewelry, electronics, bric-a-brac, etc.)
  • Cleaning furniture, windows & mirrors, floors, etc.
  • General maintenance and clean-up outside of Thrift Store, such as mowing the lawn, raking, weeding, stacking tires, sweeping, etc.