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Roanoke Area Ministries

Roanoke Area Ministries is an ecumenical, urban ministry that serves the Roanoke Valley by providing safe shelter for the homeless, a nutritious lunch, and emergency financial aid to those in need.

Our doors are open 365 days a year from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

We invite you to step inside, see what we do each day, and discover how you can help.

 


OUR MISSION

Roanoke Area Ministries is an ecumenical organization that boldly serves as an advocate for the homeless and poverty stricken helping people in need through a variety of programs including emergency financial assistance, a hot noon-time meal each day and a day shelter for the homeless.  Our aim is to empower people to move from dependency to self-sufficiency; in doing so we build a stronger, healthier community.
 

Roanoke Area Ministries RAM House is privileged to receive a substantial grant from the Roanoke Women’s Foundation to assist with daily operational cost!

Please click on link below…

https://www.wsls.com/news/virginia/roanoke/roanoke-women-s-foundation-announces-largest-total-amount-of-grant-money-in-thirteen-years

 

 
 
 
  Upcoming Events  
 

Volunteer Openings:

Front Desk Staffing: 8am to 12pm: Tuesdays, Thursdays and some Wednesdays & Saturdays.

Office Volunteer to work in Volunteer/Development office 1 or 2 days a week.  Basic computer skills a plus.  (Tues- Thursday—9:15 to 11:30 am)

1st Saturdays—every other month even months -Kitchen Prep Group - 3 to 4 volunteers  9AM  to 1:30PM  even months (work every other month)

1st Saturdays—every other month—even months Dining Room Group—4 volunteers—   11:15AM to 1:30PM

3rd Thursdays—Dining Room Group—4 volunteers—11:15AM to 1:30PM

Volunteers needed:

The 2017  Jr League Stocked Market will be November 10-12, 2017 at the Berglund Center                                                            

 If you can help fill in please contact Geralynn Trellue. Volunteer& Development Manager 540.345.9876 office or gtrellue@ramin.org

RAM House needs donations of bottles of bleach.  Please drop off bottles at the Shelter Managers Office – 7 days a week between 8a – 3:45p

 
 
 
 

 

MONETARY DONATIONS MADE EASY!

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Donations may also be made by check and mailed to Roanoke Area Ministries, 824 Campbell AVE SW, Roanoke, VA 24016 or you may drop off a check or cash at RAM House, located at 824 Campbell AVE SW, Roanoke, VA 24016.

Click here to read the most current Newsletter
and read more details about our upcoming events!!

 
         
 

 
 

Emergency Financial
Assistance

Unexpected things happen. A hospital visit, a leaky roof, sudden job loss, death of breadwinner. These are just some of the emergencies that can push a person teetering on the edge of homeless completely over the edge. Call (540) 981-1732

RAM House
Day Shelter

Since 1987, the RAM House Day Shelter has provided refuge from the elements and a place of comfort, acceptance and support for those most in need. We recognize the need for support during some of life's most trying times.  Call (540) 343-3753

Hot Noontime
Meal

One in five children go hungry part of every month. Hunger can affect health, quality of life, and leave a person unable to face daily challenges. We serve a nutritious lunch, every day, to anyone who has need.
Call
(540) 777-4099

 
 
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call, toll free, (866) 632-9992 (Voice).  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities can contact USDA through the Federal Relay at (800)877-8339 or (800)845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

824 Campbell Ave SW - Roanoke, VA 24016 - (540)345-8850

 
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