You can help:
- By your consistent prayers that support our clients, volunteers, staff and Board.
- By your regular financial support which enables us to meet our day to day operational needs.
- By your regular donations of food and clothes that ease the hardships of our clients.
- By your commitment to which volunteer sustains our ministry.
- By participating in yard sales in April and September.
- If you shop online with Amazon, link up your account and make purchases through Smile.Amazon.com and select Sharing God’s Love, Irmo SC as your charity of choice. Amazon will send us .5% of eligible purchases. This does not change or affect anything about your account so it’s a wonderfully easy way to help us.
- If you shop at Kroger Grocery, link your Kroger Plus card to their Kroger Community Rewards Program selecting Sharing God’s Love as your charity of choice. They will donate back to us a small portion of your purchases. (This will not affect your fuel points)
- Thrivent Financial Benefactors: Are you a member of Thrivent Financial?If you are, talk to your agent about naming Sharing God’s Love as a benefactor for community funds. Information is also online at https://www.thrivent.com
Adopt a family – year round or seasonal.
Serve on Board of Directors – three year term
Serve as an Ambassador for SGL to the business community.
Work at SGL one day each week from 8:30 to 12:30 in clothing room, garage, pantry or office.
Work at SGL at other hours as needed sorting items and placing in appropriate areas.
Pick up and deliver bread and bakery products from retailer to SGL.
Pick up and/or deliver items from or to other agencies or ministries.
Purchasing of pantry items from grocery stores or Harvest Hope.
Acknowledge donations with thank-you correspondence.
Maintenance and repair of building/perform handy-man chores in and around building.
Make posters or signs for racks and walls/decorate and maintain bulletin board displays.
Lawn care (seasonal).
Assist with correspondence, brochures, and/or newsletters.
Telling the story of SGL to groups at church or organization meetings.
Telling the story of SGL and giving tours of facility to youth groups, scouts, etc.
Keep historical records of SGL.
Assist with preparation and staffing of bi-annual yard sales (April and Sept.)
- Souper Bowl of Caring – Super Bowl Sunday
- Boy Scout Food Drive – February
- National Assoc. of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive – May
- Yard Sales – Spring & Fall
- Pancake Breakfast – August
- Benefit Golf Tournament – September
Items Currently Needed
We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items, personal care products, household items and clothes. Utmost care will be given in accepting donations in regards to the social distancing rules in effect. You may leave your donations in the large wood bins outside of our doors during the hours of 9am-12noon, Mon-Sat. Please note that you will not be allowed inside of our facility without a face mask. We also appreciate your financial donations as we are continuing to pay the utility bills of our families in crisis, especially during this pandemic.
Our Needs: Hand Sanitizer, Peanut butter and Jelly, gently used children's winter coats.
We are taking a special collection for the homeless and if you have sleeping bags that are not being used, please drop them off at our facility in the wood bins, Mon - Sat. Thank you.
Upcoming Needs: Santa's Toy Shop: We will be stocking our Toy Shop for the holidays for our families soon. Age appropriate toys for newborn through high school age (ideas for teens are gift cards from Walmart, Target, etc.).
We are open to receive your kind donations Monday through Saturday from 9am-Noon.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
We need your help! If you would like to help us with donations or volunteer please email: Director@sharinggodslove.net or call 803-732-3188, ext. 5
Follow us on our facebook page as we generally post volunteer needs there: facebook.com/sharinggodslovesc
If you would like to volunteer for special events or host your own food drive to benefit us, give us a call and we can help you organize it!