Ray of Hope
For more than 40 years, Ray of Hope has worked with troubled youth and people in poverty in the Waterloo Region. Ray of Hope is open 7 days a week and provides daily hot meals, food distribution, clothing, laundry facilities, showers and personal care items as well as spiritual encouragement from a Christian faith perspective.
Koinonia is honoured to be part of this life-changing ministry through financial support and volunteer involvement in the Ray of Hope Community Centre (formerly known as the Waterloo Region Dream Centre). For more information, please visit http://www.rayofhope.net
Sunnyside Home, located near Stanley Park in Kitchener, is an accredited facility providing different levels of care for people who require assistance with the activities of daily living.
Sunnyside has an active volunteer program with over 200 volunteers who are integral to the provision of quality care to the residents, but there are always a large number of volunteer positions available.
We are part of the Pastoral Care Advisory Committee, and our teams help conduct monthly Sunday afternoon services which the residents absolutely love!
Contact George Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to get involved.
Grand Valley Institution for Women
Our Grand Valley team supports the women in the prison through a variety of activities and services. Also, our annual Divine Conference puts together gifts bags for the women to demonstrate God’s love and acceptance of them.
Interested in joining our team? Involvement can be occasional or bi-monthly. Must be age 19+.
Contact Dawn Ward for more information at email@example.com
KiDZONE Urban Ministries
KiDZONE is a ministry of Koinonia, reaching the inner-city kids and families of Kitchener/Waterloo. Its emphasis is on children, but it values building relationships that extend beyond the children into the entire family unit. KiDZONE is now reaching IN THE ZONE to more than 200 kids and their families, seeing lives affected and impacted.
For more information, contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org