Highland Park

Serve Our City

Help Dallas look more like Heaven by serving with us all over our city.

Service Opportunities

Body & Soul

Register to partner alongside Body and Soul, a local organization that has helped people experiencing homelessness.

Food Distribution

Working with our partner, Dallas Leadership Foundation, our food distribution program provides over 550 food boxes twice a month to families in need all over the city. This is a great opportunity to engage the whole family to serve.

Austin Street Center

Serve alongside our partner Austin Street Center to care for and empower people experiencing homelessness. Join us every 2nd Wednesday from 5–6:30 pm as we feed the homeless.

Dallas Foster Closet

Our Foster Care Closet equips caregivers to care for their kids, providing clothes, toys, diapers, hygiene items, and sports equipment.

DLF Student Mentoring

Dallas Leadership Foundation seeks to equip the next generation of leaders through their Power Mentoring program. They connect high school students from Dallas and Richardson ISD with engaged volunteers for the academic school year.

For the Nations: Refugee Outreach – Co-op Classroom Aide

As a response to pandemic-induced learning gaps, K-6th grade classes have been established to address specific learning needs.  Classrooms can use help each morning (8:45–10 am) and afternoon (12:15–2 pm).

For the Nations: Refugee Outreach – Preschool Aide

In preschool, 3 and 4-year-olds learn fine and gross motor skills, social skills, pre-reading and math skills, and of course, the gospel of Christ. Preschool classes are taught by a full-time teacher and need help from a teacher’s aide each morning (9:15–11:15 am) and afternoon (12:15–2:15 pm).

Mercy Street: Student Mentoring

The Mentoring Program matches Christian mentors with public school children in West & South Dallas or Vickery Meadow.

Mercy Street: Leadership Institute: Street Teams

The Leadership Institute at Mercy Street is a vehicle for teaching Christian leadership while preparing teenagers with marketable skills and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Mercy Street: Leadership Institute: Provide a Meal

Street Teams through the Leadership Institute meet weekly. Consider providing a meal for these students while they come together to study God’s word and develop as leaders.

Mercy Street: Sports Coaching

Mercy Street’s vision is to build Christian leaders in inner-city Dallas, and we believe team sports can play a huge role in this.  Your role as a coach/mentor would be to teach the fundamentals of the sport while using it as a tool to share the Gospel.

Mill City Garden

After-school programming in an urban garden helps reach kids through working in the garden and providing positive role models. Volunteer opportunities are available for hanging out with and encouraging kids! Contact Alendra Lyons at 214-929-3129.

For the Nations: Refugee Outreach

Welcome Teams for Refugee Families

Welcome Teams are groups of 10-15 volunteers assigned to a new refugee family. They greet the family at the airport upon arrival, set up their new apartment, and help them through their first month of adjusting.

Adult English Class Aide 

ESL classes have 7 different levels of speaking and reading, with an 8th level of GED preparation to help refugees pass the GED test and get their high school equivalent. Our classes are taught by experienced teachers and utilize volunteers as teachers’ aides in each level, both mornings (9:15–11:15 am) and afternoons (12:15–2:15 pm).

Co-op Classroom Aide

As a response to pandemic-induced learning gaps, K-6th grade classes have been established to address specific learning needs.  Classrooms can use help each morning (8:45–10 am) and afternoon (12:15–2 pm).

Preschool Aide

In preschool, 3 and 4-year-olds learn fine and gross motor skills, social skills, pre-reading and math skills, and of course, the gospel of Christ. Preschool classes are taught by a full-time teacher and utilize teachers’ aides each morning (9:15–11:15 am) and afternoon (12:15–2:15 pm).

Dunbar Elementary Reading Buddies

HP Pres partners with Dunbar Elementary to provide reading buddies for 3rd & 4th graders.

Redeemed Women

Weekly opportunities to help with packaging and prepping, sorting, labeling, inventory, porch deliveries, client calls, prayer requests, etc.

Neighborhood Projects

Dallas Leadership Foundation facilitates the re-development of underserved communities through rehabilitation services and strategic partnerships. Sign up to get information on when our next project is scheduled.

Advocates for Community Transformation (ACT)

ACT has a new model of ministry that uses the justice system to empower residents to fight crime on their street while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. If you are a lawyer looking to serve, contact info@actforjustice.org or 214-951-9151.

Mill City Garden

After-school programming in this urban garden helps reach kids by working together and providing positive role models. Volunteer opportunities are available for hanging out with and encouraging kids. Contact Alendra Lyons at 214-929-3129.

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Our Initiatives

We work towards the transformation of our city through acts of mercy and justice, feeding the hungry, welcoming the stranger, and supporting and mentoring the
marginalized.

Questions?

Email Jade Alsina, Outreach Coordinator