Volunteer Waiver

Join Family Promise of West Michigan as a volunteer! Your involvement, regardless of age or skill, is crucial in supporting hundreds of families annually. Discover the perfect opportunity for families, individuals, congregations, businesses, and groups to make a meaningful impact.

Examples of Volunteer Opportunities 

Appreciation Pro: Assemble special thank you projects, such as Thank You Boards, Welcome Home Banners, Thank You letters, and crafting cards.

Home Renovation Facilitator: This is a skilled volunteer for individuals with removal or construction experience in plumbing, roofing, flooring, etc. You can work with volunteer groups on the job site, helping the remodeling process move forward and teaching volunteers a thing or two as you go! Volunteers without formal training can also help with painting, cleaning, yard work, moving furniture or hanging blinds and smoke detectors.

Make A Meal: Make a meal in a disposable pan and donate it to Family Promise! These meals are frozen and are given to families when they move out to the shelter as a parting gift to welcome them into their new home. You can make meals at your own home or come use our office kitchen during Day Center hours.

Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) Volunteer: Support families experiencing homelessness who are staying in shelters through our IHN program! Give us a call, and we can connect you with a church as an ongoing option. You can make meals, play with kids, help make beds, or stay overnight.

Pick-Up and Delivery Crew: You can assist families by picking up small household items that are being donated in the West Michigan area. You can also help us drop off welcome home banners, yellow boards, and other items to various locations in the greater Grand Rapids area. A vehicle can be provided, or use your own!

Office Angel: Office Angels answer phones, perform basic data entry, assist with mailings, donation needs, light cleaning, and organizing around the day center.

Photographer: There is a variety of ways to user your passion for snapping photos all while helping families and kids!

Shopper: Shop for basic needs for our Day Center. A shopping list, finances, and a vehicle will be provided.



Put Together Care Packages

Whether families move into a shelter or a new home, they need supplies to make their transition smoothly. CLICK HERE to see all the options for the different kits you can build to make a lasting impact.

STEP ONE: Download the packet and select the care package you would like to make!

STEP TWO: Make the care package(s).

STEP THREE: Contact volunteer@familypromisewm.org with the date and time you plan to drop off the packages at the Family Resource Center.

The Buck Creek Community Church our (Family Resource Center) is located at 3746 Byron Center Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49519 and is open on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Office Fundraisers

 CLICK HERE to download office fundraiser ideas to show your support for Family Promise of West Michigan! Join us in our mission to end homelessness one family at a time and bring your team together for a great cause that fosters team bonding and raises awareness in our community.