May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.


Romans 15:13

Bringing Hope to the Sidewalk
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COVID-19  UPDATE

Due to COVID-19, our regular site visits have had to be put on hold for the safety of our children, their families, and our volunteers. However, Sidewalk Hope is still fully operational and the Lord has provided multiple ways for us to continue our mission of making a positive impact in the lives of our children and their families through the hope of Jesus Christ. We have created new ways in which we can remain a positive presence in the lives of His children until we can once again take our truck back out into the community. Some of the ways we continue to minister during this time:

  1. Pen Pal Program – Volunteers have been writing to our children and enclosing self-addressed, stamped envelopes for the children to write back through our post office box.
  2. Mail – Postcards & letters have been sent to every apartment at all four sites to encourage the children and their families by letting them know we are praying for them and their needs.
  3. Distributions – Some site managers have allowed us to drop off food and activities for the children and have even assisted us in getting items to the children.
  4. Socially Distanced Home Visits – We have been able to make home visits to some of our children living in individual housing while maintaining safety guidelines as recommended.
  5. HOPE Boxes – Hope Boxes have been created to contain a letter to each child with twelve items meant to provide comfort, scripture-based activities, and incentives for play during our time away. HOPE boxes will be delivered to 400 children in the inner-city complexes served by Sidewalk Hope to let them know we have not forgotten them, God’s Hope is still very real even in this time, and to let them know we will be back as soon as it is safe to do so. 

If you would like to minister with us as we continue sharing Christ’s love to the children and families of Sidewalk Hope, simply click on the “Contact” link, the “Donate” link, or call the number listed below!

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VOLUNTEER AT SIDEWALK HOPE

Prayer Counselor

A Prayer Counselor will pray with the children who desire to learn more about Jesus or who have prayer requests. This volunteer would also be available to pray with families when requested.

Snack Helper

Feeding the children is an important part of what we do. We need people who can assist in serving a meal, and help prepare snack bags for the children to take home.

Activity Helper

We need lots of help to guide the children through the various activities we do each day which include sitting with the children during teaching, choosing prize winners, giving out incentives, and assisting with scripture memory.

Media Helper

If you are technically minded, we need you. Our truck is equipped with Audio and Video and we sometimes need extra help running the system. This volunteer will also assist with truck setup and breakdown.

Worship Assistant

We start each session praising God in worship. If you enjoy leading children in high energy and meaningful worship songs we would love to have you on our team! The children also enjoy live worship if that is your gift!

Teacher

If God has gifted you with the ability to teach, we need volunteers who have a heart to share the gospel with our children in large or small groups.

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SIDEWALK HOPE IS CARING FOR SPARTANBURG’S INNER-CITY CHILDREN

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