Hypothermia Prevention Shelter
On Thursdays, from December 6, 2018-March 28, 2019, we are providing homemade dinners for the hypothermia shelter. We are seeking chefs and sous-chefs.
You can also donate prizes for BINGO, an activity in which the Shelter residents take part in. Needed prizes:
-winter clothing: new adult hats, scarves, gloves, socks, boxers, thermal undergarments
-small gift cards
-flashlights with batteries
Embry Rucker Community Shelter
There are various volunteer activities throughout the year to be involved with the shelter located in Reston.
$5,492 given to the 2019 Harvest Offering to support Herndon-Reston FISH.
We are committed to maintaining a strong relationship with the students and faculty at Lake Anne Elementary School, which is located right next to us.
Homework Club is an after-school tutoring and mentoring program in which volunteers assist students with their homework. Interested in building a long-term relationship with the students? Learn more.
Other Opportunities at Lake Anne ES
If you want to work with Lake Anne students but aren't able to be a part of Homework Club, there are many other ways for you to serve: assist in the school library, read with a child and other mentoring opportunities. Contact us to get involved.
We host and are involved in opportunities for local residents to have equal opportunity and resources to financial sustainability.
Cornerstones & Helping Hungry Kids
On the first Sunday of each month, we collect food items to donate to Cornerstones Food Pantry and Helping Hungry Kids, which provides food for elementary-school children. View list of needed items.
We collect clothing items for the non-profit thrift store, The Closet, located in Herndon. Volunteers sort, label and price gently used toys and household items.
UCP participates in Works Sunday, an annual interfaith service event featuring over 15 service opportunities throughout July and August.