Breakthru House transforms the lives of women struggling with addiction by empowering them to experience physical, emotional, and spiritual healing through recovery. Founded in 1969, Breakthru House is the first long-term residential treatment program in Georgia designed specifically for low-income women
Community Assistance Center (CAC) brings together community resources to provide compassionate assistance to persons in need, prevent homelessness and promote self-sufficiency in the Sandy Springs/Dunwoody area.
It takes our AWESOME volunteers to successfully open our church home to these families. It is a fun and easy way to make a difference in the lives of those in need. Please join us.
Several times a year, Dunwoody UMC volunteers serve a community meal to up to 100 needy people at the Sandy Springs UMC. The guests include the underprivileged and homeless in Sandy Springs as well as residents of the Mary Hall Freedom House
We recently had three DUMC couples complete the United Methodist Children's Home IMPACT training to become Foster parents. Many thanks to those who have supported the Foster Care Ministry with donations.
For 30 years, Atlanta Habitat has served qualified, working families, building primarily in the city of Atlanta and Fulton County. Now we have become one of the largest of 1,500 affiliates of Habitat for Humanity in the United States since our founding in 1983.
Looking for an easy way to help Hightower Elementary?! Dunwoody UMC supports our neighborhood school & is looking for your help.
Thank you for a fantastic summer of Mission Mondays! In addition to weekly fellowship, we made and packaged about 4,000 lunches for local children this summer.
Dunwoody UMC provides "Package of Hope" the last Saturday of each month. Distributing non perishable food that will feed a family of four for several days, DUMC's goal is to make families feel welcome as they work through tough financial times to get back on their feet.
We seek to extend the Christian community to those incarcerated, so that their separation from society will not result in a separation from God, and their strengthened relationship with God can serve as a path to restoring their relationship with society.
With support from the DUMC preschool, DUMC takes backpack blessings (snack in a bag) weekly to Hightower Elementary. The food is placed in the backpacks of 20-25 children on Friday afternoons, providing them nourishment to last throughout the weekend.
Our church supports HomeStretch and its Transitional Housing program for homeless families. The purpose of this program is to help homeless families move to a state of self-sufficiency and permanent housing while offering them managed support.
Our church sends volunteers each month to Trinity House, a residential transition house serving homeless men struggling with drug and alcohol dependency.
Dunwoody UMC will prepare and serve lunch twice this year to over 300 homeless and working poor in downtown Atlanta at Trinity UMC.
United Methodist Children's Home Agape Meals. The Agape Meal is a ministry designed to build community on the United Methodist Children's Home campus through sharing a weekly meal and worship experience together, like the early church did when they first gathered.
DUMC's Family Living & Giving circle volunteer regularly at the Women's Kitchen in Atlanta. Individuals can join the group and/or serve on their own weekly M-F. Homeless and low-income women & children receive meals and other assistance. The kitchen serves more than 20,000 meals annually.