Volunteering at Mary's Mercy Center brings to mind the Servanthood of Our Lord Jesus. Jesus tells us that there is no greater work than serving one another.  He set the example for us and instructed us that humility is at the heart of serving. Here at Mary's Mercy Center, you have a chance to experience the kind of Servanthood that Jesus talks about. We have three beliefs concerning our service:

  • Never judge the persons we serve;
  • Always strive to see Jesus in the persons we serve;
  • Treat those we serve as if they were a guest in your home;
  • In serving, we receive more than we give.

There are flexible hours and days to choose from: We are open for full service to the poor and homeless four days a week - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Weekends we are open for lunch only. You can chose to work all day or just the morning or afternoon schedule. We are closed on Fridays.

Volunteers range in age from the young to seniors. Many private schools bring their youth to volunteer to complete the requirement of Service Hours as part of their curriculum.

Lunch Service Schedule
8:00 am - 11:00 am - Prepare lunch
11:00 am - 11:30 am - Volunteers have lunch
11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Serve lunch to our guests
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Put away leftovers and clean tables

Emergency Food Bags Schedule
8:00 am - 11:00 am - Repackage bulk items, sort bread and pack bags with available items.
11:00 am - 11:30 am - Volunteers have lunch
11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Continue packing the bags.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm - Interview guests and distribute the emergency food bags.

To volunteer just give us a call at (909) 889-2558 and ask for Marsha or Ernestine.

Or you can sign up to be a volunteer via our registration form.


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