Host an Event for Streetreach:  
Are you hosting an event in which you'd like to donate part of your ticket sales? Are you a restaurant or retail store looking to contribute a portion of your proceeds? Would you like to collect cash donations to help the homeless, hungry and hurting? Are you a restaurant that would like to donate prepared food for an outreach?   Imagine how you, your church, school, social club or company can start something small, or start something large; either way, we need your help!    


Annual  Community  Events:

Souper Bowl Sunday, February 5,2016

 Each Super Bowl we collect canned soup for the food pantries and feeding sites for the homeless. Sunday, February 5,2016 we are asking the community to collect canned soup, all varies.  Will you please help us tackle hunger here in Brunswick County? Items may be dropped off at 1009 Hewett Rd. or call (910) 842-2711 for pick-up! 
This year we collected & distributed 360 cans!  Praise God! 



Socks for the homeless.  We are collecting decorative socks (January 15-February 12th) to distribute at the feeding sites during the month of February. Biblical scriptures will be attached to all items or you can do it yourself.


Volunteer Brunch 
    10am-11:30am  Date March 12th
We are asking our volunteers to join us for a free brunch at the Satellite office located @ 5285-21 Shallotte Station, across from the Tractor Supply Store.  Anyone that serves at any of the host sites, feeding sites, donates or supports our homeless program in anyway is invited.
Just a small way of saying "Thank You!"


Blessing the Homeless ladies for Mother's Day
Each April we collect new purses / or spring bags filled with useful items for the precious mothers in the homeless shelters.  Suggested items include such things as flip flops, nail polish, makeup, body wash, soaps, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo & conditioner, hair brush, costume jewelry, etc....Please be creative!     This is a great project for ladies ministries / clubs!  

You can donate a filled purse! Collect a certain item! Donate a $10 food card! A new Bible,  or sponsor a bag for a love offering of $30.00
Thanking you in advance for blessing these ladies that have so little! 

Special "Thanks to Brunswick Island Baptist Women's Group"
"St. Peter's Lutheran & Building Hope Ministries"
2017........Purses 4 a Purpose!


Held at VFW Post 2573, 2732 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington

Breakfast served @ 7:15am & Lunch @ 12 noon
 Hair cuts, hygiene bags, socks, tetanous shots, vision testing, general medical check-up, HIV testing, many resources, etc.. ALL FREE TO VETERANS & HOMELESS! 
Praise Report!  Over 200 homeless veterans received help and resources.  63 had their criminal records expunged at the New Hanover Courthouse 

Fanny Packs:  filled with sunscreen, lighters, flashlights, bug spray, new testatment and $10 food card

Each year we ask the men on the streets what they would like to receive...Number 1 response this year is waist Fanny Packs filled with sunscreen & bug spray.   Therefore these are the items we will be collecting in the month of June:  Sunscreen, bug spray & food cards
Ministry will insert flash lights, chap stick and new socks
All items needed by June 15th ........(73 distributed )

Feeding the Needy Children in the Summer
Imagine not being able to feed your children.Then someone gives you potatoes.
For most of us, that may not sound like a feast, but for Adam and his siblings it is. "We got two full bags of groceries from Streetreach," Renee says. "My kids were in love with the baby potatoes. It felt great to watch them enjoy a good meal."
Renee is doing everything she can to care for her kids, but as a single parent with one income she has a very hard time paying rent and putting food on the table every night. This summer, many families in the local area are facing the same hardships.
Children who rely on free lunch and breakfast during the school year are suddenly going without. 

But they don't have to. Donations for food packages may be mailed to:  BCSTR, P.O. Box 1331, Shallotte, NC 28459

  Angel Tree Camping (June-August)
When Mom or Dad are in prison, the innocent children are left behind to pick up the pieces.  Many don't get the opportunity to attend a summer camp or have a week long family vacation, therefore we sponsor children of prisoner's for a week long Christian Retreat at Camp Mundo Vista, Camp Caraway, Camp Agape, and Camp Bethel during the summer months.  Sponsorship for a child is $50 and the ministry raises the rest.  Incarcerated parent must put in for the child through Prison Fellowship or the Department of Corrections. 
Praise Report! During the summer of 2017 we were able to send 232 local children to summer camp. None of this would have been possible without the Faith-based community reaching out.  We want to extend a "Big Thank You!" to all that sponsored a child or items for the camps.  All glory to God!

Back-to-School Bash (August)

Every August God provides through Building Hope Ministries & partner ministries countless free backpacks bursting with school supplies (and a bible)  to children who can’t afford them. God blesses these children  to begin the new school year prepared, with dignity to return to school  and ready to succeed.  We except backpacks full of supplies the entire year. Items may be dropped off at 1009 Hewett Rd., Supply - year round!

In 2017.....we distributed 315 filled Backpacks & 28 new pairs of tennis shoes


Upcoming Events


DATE:  Monday, November 21 Prepacked Dinner boxes & Turkeys will be delivered to families that signed up.

During the week of Thanksgiving we like to bless those that come to the local feeding sites with a simple "Thanksgiving Card & a $5-10 food card to any local restaurant. " 
This is a great project for youth groups. 

Yearly CHRISTMAS Events!

Stockings for the Needy!

Fill a holiday stocking (the kind you hang on your hearth) Suggested items below: 
    • A pair of  socks
    • Rain poncho
    • Gum or mints (sugar free)
    • Body wash for females
    • Bar of soap for males
    • Lip balm
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Hairbrush
    • Disposable razors
Stocking stuffers for kids (ages 4 – 12)Suggested items, but be creative:
    • Toothpaste and toothbrush
    • Gum
    • Lip Balm
    • crayons / pencils/coloring books
    • Candy
    • gloves / mittens
    • Hair bands for girls
    • Socks
    • Stuffed toy/animal


ANGEL  TREE  CHRISTMAS:      Every year we organize a festive holiday celebration for families of inmates, children that are homeless  or at-risk of homelessness, providing a much-needed respite from the daily challenges of poverty in some of our counties most disadvantaged neighborhood

Pulling off a party of this size is no small feat. It takes the hard work and dedication of many volunteers, sponsors, and donors to make the magic happen. You can get involved by:
  • Coordinating a Toy Drive in your office, neighborhood, or place of worship. We need hundreds of new, unwrapped new toys for children ages infant to 17. We'll wrap them and deliver them!
  • Becoming a sponsor. Are you a business who would like to sponsor the holiday party with either an outright monetary donation or by preparing and donating the meal?
  • Gift Cards of any amount are always needed for the poor children to purchase needed shoes and clothing items for school.
  • Dropping off a NEW bicycle for a needy kid at Building Hope Ministries, 1009 Hewett Rd., Supply.

Christmas 2016 we served 374 prisoner's kids
Community Christmas Dinners for the homeless we served...
 202 plates and distributed countless new toys at our satellite office for families seeking last minute help.  

2017 we will be meeting the needs of 237 prisoner's kids as if December 4, 2017


  •  Each week Garry & The Street Team distributes lunch bags & cases of bottled waters  to the homeless living in the desolate areas of the Tri- county area (New Hanover, Brunswick, and Horry Co., SC) 
  • Over 920 bagged lunches distributed last year  (2015)  - Many "Thanks" to the ladies of Ocean Ridge, Camp UMC, St. Brendan's, Shallotte Presbyterian,  and Building Hope for providing!___________________________________________________________


The Lord has given us the opportunity to love on these bruised lives, to build relationships with many, to feed, cloth and shelter. We love to do worship services outside and hold small bible studies. The men are so humble and thirsty for God's Word. 

Local veterans with post traumatic stress and also many with mental issues wide up  homeless in our county. Streetreach offers them friendship, wellness checks, tangible clothing items and Streetreach also distributes food packages & bottled waters for them to wash with, cook with and drink year round.   We are making every attempt to get them off the streets and into housing. (Southport / Ash area)