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Charities & Local Organizations

If you would like to give or volunteer to a local charity or organization, please find more info below!

Rising Above

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Faith-based addictions treatment center that provides counselling and life skills.

Volunteer Opportunities: Everything from maintenance work to mentorship to providing baked goods. View list of volunteer opportunities here:

 https://www.risingabovegp.com/Volunteer1 

Other Needs: Financial donations and food bank donations.

Address: 11007 106 St. Grande Prairie, AB

Website: https://www.risingabovegp.com/ 

Church Contacts: Elena & Brycen Reimer

Contact Information:

Burdeen Starkey (Volunteer Coordinator): 780-533-3025 ex.15

Pregnancy Care Centre

Faith-based, non-profit agency who provides care for those experiencing unexpected pregnancy, pregnancy related loss, and sexual trauma. They offer resources, support, and education, and all their services are free and confidential. 

Volunteer Opportunities:  Various volunteer opportunities. There is training available for the roles that require it.  https://www.pccgp.ca/volunteer-opportunities 

Other Needs: Cash donations, gift cards and gifts-in-kind.

Address: 9909 102 St suite 525 Grande Prairie, AB

Website: https://www.pccgp.ca/ 

Church Contacts: Elena & Brycen Reimer

Contact Information:

Email: info@pccgp.ca Phone Number (780)-533-2888

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Odyssey House

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Has a vision of a community that is free from family violence and abuse; Odyssey House works to achieve this by supporting individuals impacted through safe shelter, education, advocacy, and access to community resources. They are a non-profit organization and a registered charity.

Volunteer Opportunities: To become a volunteer, fill out the application form on the website.

Other Needs: Financial donations are welcome and so are donating things like personal hygiene items or toys. They also welcome hosting a fundraising event, or becoming a fundraiser. There is a form to fill out to become a fundraiser on the website.

Address: 10101 97A St, Grande Prairie, AB

Website: https://www.odysseyhouse.ca/ 

Church Contacts: Elena & Brycen Reimer

Contact Information:

Email: admin@odysseyhouse.ca     Phone: (780)-538-1332 

My Luv Pak

Their mission is to bring the children that they support, comfort, hope and joy, and they hope to make a lasting impact that shows there is a community of people who genuinely care about their well-being. Each backpack is full of personal belongings designed to meet the needs of kids coming into foster care and dealing with hardships and trauma. 

Volunteer Opportunities: People can help fill backpacks and donate new items for either boys or girls. There are lists on the website to help.

Other Needs: Financial donations are welcome and people can also give the money from recycling bottles to Luv Pak.

Address:  9901 116 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB

Website: https://www.myluvpak.org/

Church Contacts: Elena & Brycen Reimer

Contact Information:

Email:  Info@MyLuvPak.org  Rebecca: (780)-978-7639 or Julie: (780)-978-6222

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Joy Chapel

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Joy Chapel is a ministry that works with adults with disabilities. Each Thursday a hot supper is served followed by a church service with singing, Bible memorization, an offering, and a sermon.

Volunteer Opportunities: Preparing & serving food, take prayer requests from clients, lead singing during service.

Other Needs: Financial donations.

Address: 10407 100 St, Grande Prairie, AB

Website: Home - Joy Chapel Ministries at Grande Prairie

Church Contacts: Emily Goertzen & Anne Driedger

Mission Thrift Store

Exists to support the work of Bible League Canada.

Net profits from all sales from its 50 stores in Canada go to over 40 countries for adults and children Bible programs, initiation of new churches, and persecuted church ministries.

Volunteer Opportunities: Donate gently used clothes & household items.

Volunteer at the store: Receiving donations, assist with organizing merchandise on the floor, cashier, and many other opportunities found on their website. 

Other Needs: Cash donations, gift cards and gifts-in-kind.

Address: #101 9845 99 Ave Grande Prairie, AB

Website: Mission Thrift Store

Contact Information:

Email:  grande_prairie@missionthriftstore.com Phone Number (587)-259-8861

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Helping Hands Grande Prairie

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Helping Hands aims to help reduce food insecurity in the Grande Prairie region by providing healthy nutrition with dignity, inclusivity,  family support, and fight poverty by facilitating wholesome meal hampers.

1. Back to School Hamper & school snack hampers.

2. Seasonal Food Hampers i.e. Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving.

3. Weekly Emergency Food Hampers i.e. sudden job loss or health issues.

Recently partnered with Northreach to better coordinate services.

Volunteer Opportunities: Preparing seasonal hampers, especially Christmas.

Other Needs: Sponsor a family and directly provide the hamper.

Address: 10407 100 St, Grande Prairie, AB

Website:Helping Hands Society of Grande Prairie | Community Through Connection (helpinghandsgp.ca)

Church Contacts:

J.C Richard - Helping Hands Coordinator / Program Support

Phone: 780-538-3388 jc@northreach.ca 

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