Host Site

VOLUNTEERS OF ALL FAITHS CHANGING LIVES

The Midland Interfaith Hospitality Network relies on a partnership of interfaith congregations and other volunteer groups to help local families facing homelessness. Our host sites provide lodging, meals and hospitality to families in need. For families in the program, each day begins with a bus ride from the host site to our Center. In the evening, guests return to the host site, where volunteers provide dinner and spend some quality time. The evening hours are for homework, relaxing and family fun time, as they would be with any family. Each day ends with the family all together, under one roof.

HOST CONGREGATIONS

Local houses of worship provide temporary overnight lodging in otherwise unused spaces in their buildings. A host congregation team of volunteers may be involved with the following:

 

  • Cooking and hosting dinner

  • Spending the evening with families, talking, tutoring kids or playing games

  • Sleeping overnight in the congregation​

  • Donating necessary supplies for the hosting week

  • Setting up and breaking down guest families’ rooms

MANAGEABLE COMMITMENT

  • Families stay overnight, not 24 hours a day

  • Each congregation hosts families for just one week, two to four times a year

  • Guests consist of up to four families   (14 individuals total)

  • Family Promise of Midland runs criminal background checks and drug screenings on all program participants

 

  • A Family Promise of Midland driver transports the families to and from the host facility 

We need your help! Can your faith group become a host or support congregation?

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