Ghent Area Ministry

Treating people with dignity and respect...

Ghent Area Ministry

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Clients were assisted in 2019

Individuals were provided with clothing in 2019

Individuals were helped with Utility bill in 2019

How You Can Help

Hunger Relief

We are always in need of non perishable food items, food baskets, and lunch bags.


Volunteers are important to Ghent Area Ministry :-

  • making the office function efficiently (answer phones, greet clients)
  • keeping the technical side functioning properly (computers)
  • sorting, coat closet - sorting and tagging clothes
  • keeping our building/grounds well-maintained
  • flexible hours, to suit your schedule
Donate Clothing

Clothes 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
Hygiene Kits

Ghent Area Ministry provides hygiene kits to the homeless in our community. Donations are most welcome.

Our Mission

Ghent Area Ministry (GAM) is a  collaboration of faith communities serving the marginalized residents of Norfolk. We do this out of our common commitment to justice


  • Bring Faith Communities Together
  • Provide a Resource Center
  • Empower People in Need

Core Values

  • Collaboration- we partner with diverse faith communites and other service providers
  • Responsibility- we work wisely to help others help themselves
  • Dignitiy- every person is worthy of respect


Ghent Area Ministry serves by addressing the economic, social, and spiritual needs of:

  • People who are homeless.
  • People with homeless prevention needs, with utility assisttance.
  • People who have medical needs, with prescriptions, dental & vision access.
  • People who are hungry.
  • People who have clothing needs, with Coat Closet for men and women.
  • People who have transportation needs, with HRT local and Greyhound tickets.

Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors

Donate Today And Get Involved!