Serving Opportunities Washington County

ON-GOING Serving Opportunities:

The MyRide program operates out of the Jonesborough Senior Center as a service for elderly area residents who need rides to medical appointments, the pharmacy, an area grocery store or any other essential trip.

A volunteer driver does NOT need to have proof of a COVID vaccination.

Anyone interested in serving as a volunteer driver or learning more can contact Susan Katko, MyRide Director at susank@jonesboroughtn.org or by calling 423.753.4781

Habitat for Humanity operates the ReStore located at 3201 Kimberly Court in Johnson City. ReStores sell household items, furniture, building supplies, etc. at a discounted price with the proceeds funding their housing and repair programs. There is always a need for volunteers to help load, unload, sort, price, etc. To volunteer at Johnson City ReStore go to this link:

http://donate.holstonhabitat.org/campaigns/2135-johnson-city-restore-volunteer

Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness (ARCH) operates a food pantry to help the needs of our area homeless. To contribute or for questions call 1.844.989.2273. [Address is: 321 W. Walnut St., Johnson City] They need the following food donations:

PET FOOD (The homeless have pets)

  • Cheese or peanut butter crackers         * Beef Jerky
  • Applesauce                                                * Pudding
  • Fruit cups                                                  * Granola bars or Cereal bars
  • Ravioli/spaghetti-o’s                               * Ramen noodles
  • Tomato juice                                              * Trail mix
  • Dried fruits                                                 * Peanut butter
  • Any kind of pasta and/or Spaghetti sauce
  • Canned veggies & fruit (pull top lids)
  • Boxed drinks and juices
  • Vienna sausages (pull top lids)              * Small Can Openers
  • Individual packets of oatmeal                * Gallon-size zip lock bags
  • Canned and boxed Tuna and Chicken (w/pop tops)
  • Bags of rice or beans Crackers
  • Dried Goods  –  Coco mix, Kool aid, evaporated milk, instant dried milk, instant mashed potatoes, canned and boxed rice, dried soup, etc.

CURRENT Serving Opportunities:

Seasons of Hope is working to help 3 families with food donations.
Two single moms, and one family of 4 with disabilities are in need of groceries. [Both single moms are working full time and don’t qualify for food stamps].
If you would like to help, you can by donating to the Seasons of Hope PayPal account (enter a note to let us know it’s for groceries) or you can do a Walmart pick up and deliver the groceries to Summit Leadership.