Ghent Area Ministry

Volunteer Opportunities at GAM


Volunteers are important to Ghent Area Ministry ­-

  • making the office function efficiently (answer phones, greet clients)

  • keeping the technical side functioning properly (computers)

  • Food Pantry - sorting, Coat Closet - sorting and tagging clothes

  • keeping our building/grounds well-maintained

  • flexible hours, to suit your schedule


Donation Opportunities at GAM


Donations always welcome and are important to Ghent Area Ministry -

  • 'Gently-used' clothing for men & women
  • Currently in need of lightweight jackets, jeans, Docker style pants
  • White crew-style work socks and mens' underwear (M,LG,XL)- briefs and t-shirts


Food Pantry Program donations -

Ghent Area Ministry is accepting donations, both financial and of non-perishable food items, for our Food Pantry to serve families in Norfolk who come requesting food. Many are on food stamps which are not sufficient to cover food costs for the month. Others are waiting on applications to be approved. Donations accepted at our 1301 Colonial Avenue offices , 9am to 3pm, Monday-Thursday. For a complete list of suggested food items contact us at 622-0438.