Missions We are Currently Supporting
Casa Grande Food Bank
Food Bank Sunday is the 3rd Sunday of every month. Please bring a donation of non-perishable, non-expired food items, and place them in the Food Bank collection box located in the narthex of the sanctuary building. For your convenience, you may also bring donations any time during the month. Ask an usher for assistance if needed. A list of needed items is posted in the narthex. Thank you.
Roman Noddle Soup 3 oz packages
Canned Vegetables Any Kind
Canned Beans Any Kind – Chili Beans, Black Beans, Kidney Beans, Pork & Beans, etc.
Canned Tomato Products Tomato Sauce, Pasta Sauce, Diced Tomatoes, etc.
Canned Fruit Any Kind
Canned Soup Any Kind, including Chili
Canned Meats Tuna, Chicken, Ham, SPAM, etc.
Boxed Macaroni and Cheese 7 oz packages
Peanut Butter 16 oz jars
Dried Beans Any Kind, 1 lb. bags
Uncooked Rice Any Kind, 1 lb. bags
Uncooked Pasta Any Kind, About 1 lb. package, Spaghetti, Macaroni, Shells, etc.
Dry Boxed Cereal Approx 12 oz Size Box
Every recipient at the food bank receives a box containing all the above items. Please try to donate from the list above and check all expiration dates. The Food Bank CAN NOT accept expired food items or opened packages. FOOD BANK NO LONGER ACCEPTS EGG CARTONS OR PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS. Thank you for donating to the Casa Grande Food Bank!! For more information regarding the Casa Grande Food Bank, Call (520) 836-1347
Faith-driven ministry, welcoming immigrants into our community by providing high quality immigration legal services, education and advocacy.
The Laundry Love Program has been washing the clothes and bedding of low/no income families and persons across the country. Here in Casa Grande, six churches have joined efforts to provide this service twice a month. Laundry Love is a wonderful project that does so much good providing help and also fellowship to forgotten members of our community.
If you have questions or comments about Laundry Love, contact Liz at the United Methodist Church Casa Grande.
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is the largest independent supplier of chaplains for jails and prisons worldwide, serving in 22 states, 1 American territory and 25 countries. We Support Good News by donations to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to prisoners.
The Church Quilters work throughout the year on projects that are donated to various community groups.
The Baby Cap Makers
UMCCG members use looms to create baby caps. Members loom from home and then have baby caps blessed and taken to the hospital. The Banner Hospital has about 75 births a month. We deliver between 150 to 200 baby caps a month. If anyone is interested they can contact Carol Hoing for more information.
Faith Alliance of Casa Grande
The Faith Alliance (formerly the Emergency Assistance Ministry) is a coalition of Casa Grande faith-based organizations, private social service agencies, and local government partners to coordinate and mobilize efforts to provide emergency food, shelter, and other services throughout the Casa Grande community.
Keep Casa Grande Beautiful
Citywide cleanups are organized each spring and fall by the Community Services and Public Works departments through the “Keep Casa Grande Beautiful” organization, designed to to engage local community organizations to make an investment in the cleanliness of our community. The bi-annual clean-ups are held each April and October.
The Shield a Badge with Prayer
The Shield a Badge with Prayer is a program where citizens simply agree to pray daily for a Casa Grande Police Officer known only by their badge number. Last year over one thousand people made that commitment to pray for our officers! UMCCG are involved with Shield a Badge with a Prayer as an Outreach Program for the Casa Grande Police Department.
The Inn Project
The Inn Project is an emergency response of the United Methodist Church to an increased number of families with children being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement Custody. We are providing temporary shelter, food, and transportation to the Tucson Grey Hound Station and Airport. The Inn Participation Form – Desert Southwest Conference
City-wide Christmas Dinner for shut-in’s and homeless
Eligible elderly, home-bound and homeless receive delivery of a free, home cooked meal on Christmas Day. Meals will be delivered by noon to the elderly and home-bound. Monetary donations are accepted to defray the cost of the meal.
Salvation Army – Bell Ringing
A group of volunteers that will volunteer a day in Christmas for ring the bell for donations. Having a bell ringer at a kettle can mean more money raised to help those in need in your community. Bell ringing season begins in mid-November and continues Monday through Saturday until Christmas Eve, so the impact of bell ringing is felt during a time of love, joy and peace.
The Heifer Project
From their website, “Heifer International is on a mission to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable way by supporting and investing alongside local farmers and their communities”.