Community Outreach Service Opportunities

Join us as we build bridges from St. David’s Episcopal Church into the world beyond our walls with a variety of volunteer opportunities.
Contact outreach@stdave.org.

Donation Opportunity

  • Winter Storm Outreach

    Donation Opportunity

    LENTEN LAUNDRY LOVE SUPPLY DRIVE
    Thank you to everyone who donated detergent pods, dryer sheets, and sandwich-size Ziploc bags for our Laundry Love ministry. If you would still like to donate use the Amazon Shopping List to ship supplies to the church building. Laundry Love meets the last Thursday of each month.  

    Next meeting, will be Laundry Love’s 7th Anniversary
    Thursday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. Contact Amy Moehnke to volunteer.

    Rental Bill Assistance – Coronavirus Relief

    The Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs received ~$1.3 Billion to help Texas renters pay rent & utility bills stretching as far back as March 13th, 2020. Click here to visit Texas Rent Relief or call 833-9TX-RENT (833-989-7368).

Weekly Opportunities

Café Divine Outreach
Café Divine Saturday Meal Distribution Team

Café Divine Outreach
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., every Saturday. Through a partnership with the city, we provide 50 meals to anyone who needs them. Volunteers show up at 11:30 a.m., meal service begins at 12 p.m., everything finishes by 1 p.m. Curbside distribution, social distancing expected. To learn more, contact Cameron Spoor.

Monthly Opportunities

Foundation Communities Brunch
11 a.m.- 1 p.m., fourth Saturday of every month. Summon your inner Top Chef to join others cooking and serving brunch to 45 residents of Arbor Terrace, a complex for single adults transitioning away from homelessness. Adrian Buchanan organizes the rotating crew, which cooks at home, meets at the complex (2501 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, 78741) and serves the meal together to a most grateful bunch. Contact Adrian Buchanan.

Laundry Love
To volunteer or donate please contact Amy Moehnke.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will give out bottles of water and pre-filled baggies of laundry supplies. Volunteers can help stuff the baggies ahead of time or help give them out the day of the event.
Learn more on the Laundry Love page.

Ramp Build Team in Bastrop, TX

Ramp Build
Visit the Ramp Build Team page for information about the next build.
A monthly ministry to build wheelchair ramps for people with disabilities who are economically disadvantaged. This group is part of the Texas Ramp Project, which identifies those needing ramps and provides material funding through a number of business and organizations including the St. David’s Health Foundation. Contact rampbuild@stdave.org

More Opportunities

Kids Hope
Mentor an at-risk elementary school student for one hour per week during his or her lunch period at Travis Heights Elementary (3 miles south of St. David’s) Application, background check and training required. Questions? Email kidshope@stdave.org

Hands for Hope
This annual fundraiser for El Buen Samaritano will still happen this year, with the aim to provide Thanksgiving meal packages to more than 1,000 low-income Austin families. Preparations begin in October. Feel free to contact Fr. Cameron with any questions.

Volunteer preparing food at Trinity Center.

Trinity Center Cold Weather Shelter provides a warm, inviting environment and a meal for women at Trinity Center on weekend nights when the temperature is below freezing. Volunteers serve evening or overnight. Contact, coldweathershelter@stdave.org