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We partner with so many non-profits here in Tuscaloosa that are making a real difference for the kingdom of God. There are so many opportunities for you to get involved! Fill out this survey to let us know where you would be interested in serving or where you are already serving.

Love INC. 

Donations of gently used items are received to supply the Gap Ministries, The Outback and the Resale Boutique. Donations are received at 3101 Main Avenue Northport, AL Monday - Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

List of accepted items: Click here.

Website: Click here.

Current Volunteer Positions Needed January 2018

Male Drivers- to transport Neighbors in Need to and from medical appointments

Furniture Pick-up/Delivery Workers- pick-ups are usually scheduled 3 to 4 days in advance

Drivers- to pull open trailer for furniture pick-ups (trailer provided by Love INC.)

Mentors- to meet with Neighbors in Need on Thursday nights

Teachers- to teach Bible study or life skills on Thursday nights

Donation Sorters- to sort, prepare and move items to Love's Resale Boutique or Outback Work area. Donation center hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 - 4 p.m. and Saturday 9-1 p.m. Sorters often work one shift a week, but other hours can be scheduled

Neighbor in Need Voucher Assistant- to work one morning or one afternoon per week finding specific clothes and household items for clients

Retail Sales Clerks- to assist shoppers, price items and arrange displays in Love's Resale Boutique. We have openings on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Clearinghouse Intake Workers- to conduct phone interviews with potential Neighbors in Need

Distribution Assistant- work from home researching the best places to give, sell or recycle unneeded, unusual or valuable donations

Repairmen/Crafters- repair, refinish or reupholster donated furniture; repaint, refresh or re-purpose home decor items; use donated fabric, yarn and art supplies for a ministry

Support Team Members- pray with Neighbors in Need, pray for staff/volunteers and send notes of encouragement

For more information about these and other Love INC. volunteer opportunities, please contact Janice at 205-614-2849 ext. 4.

Temporary Emergency services

1705 15th Street Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

TES offers a vast array of client services, including food assistance, clothing and help with utilities, so volunteers are always in demand. Our volunteers can work during office hours 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday or at the TES Thrift Store 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday & Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. There are many different functions available for volunteers at our agency:

helping out in our always busy Thrift Store, filling food bags for our clients, sorting donations and many more!

If you are interested in any volunteer opportunities please download and fill out the Volunteer Application and contact Sharon Morgan at 205-758-5535. You may also come into our client services office between 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Donations: Click here for more information.

Website: Click here.

Tuscaloosa Community SOup Bowl

Lunch 11 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. 

1711 23rd Avenue Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Contact 205-752-2421 if you are interested in volunteering.

Website: Click here.

While substantial financial and volunteer support still comes from the 5 founding churches, the Soup Bowl is blessed to receive monetary & volunteer support from countless others who are called to ensure the continuation of this vital ministry.

Please consider financially supporting the Community Soup Bowl, checks may be sent to P.O. Box 2277 Tuscaloosa, AL 35403 or by paypal.

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat..."

(Matthew 25:35)