The Outreach Ministry of Prince of Peace Catholic Community supports agencies, programs and faith community involvement with funding and services, which assist families and individuals who do not have the basic requirements in this world intended for all of us by God. We embark on this ministry in fulfillment of our parish mission "... using God's abundant gifts, we serve through worship, education and Christian service."
All are invited and welcome to attend Committee Meetings. Various projects are organized throughout the year for community involvement including; Lenten project, Baby Shower, Shoe Drive, Stuff the Bus, Yam Jam, Thanksgiving Food Drive, Christmas Angel Tree project, and many others. Volunteers,coordinators, and liaisons, always needed and welcomed.
For information please contact the Parish Office: 972-380-2100
AGENCY SUPPORT/SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
A variety of volunteer projects are available throughout the year for individuals, families, youth (service hours), and groups to serve the needs of others. Contact the agency directly or the Prince of Peace Outreach liaison for more information.
Collin County Children's Advocacy Center
2205 Los Rios Blvd.
Telephone - 972-735-2244
To reduce the traumatization of child abuse victims, CCCAC facilitates a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team approach to prevention, detection, intervention, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse.
Volunteer Needs:Administrative support, special events and projects (minimum age 17)
Frisco Family Services Center
8780 Third Street
Telephone - 972-335-9495
Food Pantry program provides information and referral services, emergency rent, utility and medical assistance, food pantry and resale store. Minimum volunteer age 15
Volunteer Needs: Assist clients in food pantry; three hour shifts available M-Th 9AM-Noon; Noon-3PM; Wednesdays 3-6PM Assist at reception desk greeting clients Spanish speaking volunteers to help interpret for clients Help needed to sort, clean, price and organize donated goods at the Resale Store located at 9085 Dogwood; Hours: M-F 10AM-6PM; Sat. 9AM-5PM 2-4 people needed to clean up store Friday mornings
Missionaries of Charity
2704 Harlandale Avenue
Telephone - 972-965-8578
Teresa Downum: firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded by Mother Theresa, the Sisters care for the needs of young mothers and their children to ensure a safe start for new families. They distribute food for the needy and provide a Summer Camp program for neighborhood children.
Volunteer Needs: Year-round help needed from 8:30AM-11:30AM to box food donations to be distributed to needy families Help with Saturday afternoon CCD classes
St. Cecilia Catholic School
Telephone - 972-423-9016
Catholic parish elementary school serving community in West Davis Street area in Dallas.
Volunteer Needs:Teens, groups or adult volunteers needed to provide babysitting during evening adult meetings Mentors needed Saturday mornings Adults needed for Friday morning story-telling program
White Rose Women's Center/St. Joseph's Helpers
4313 N. Central Expressway
Telephone - 972-398-3413
Dallas' only Catholic crisis pregnancy center offering alternatives to abortion, ongoing counseling, furnishes maternity clothes, baby clothes, and furniture; referrals for adoption
Volunteer Needs: Assistance needed one night/week to counsel women to choose life for their unborn child (8-week no cost training course required) Volunteers to assemble infant layettes and sort clothing donations Clerical and other volunteer opportunities available
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CLOTHING DROP BOX
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Clothing Drop Boxes are located at Prince of Peace Catholic Community in the St. James parking lot; first parking spaces along Village Creek. Help us help others with your donations. Your donations are needed with easy accessibility!! All slightly used clothing, bedding and linen is accepted.
If you have items you wish to donate other than clothing, and you need to schedule a donation pick up, please contact SVdP Thrift Store directly at 214-373-SVdP(7837).
Please visit the SVdP website at http://www.svdpthrift.org
The thrift stores are located at 3052 NW Hwy., Dallas, TX. 75220 or at 3305 N. Central Expwy., Plano, TX., 75023.