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 1st

 Each Super Bowl we collect canned soup for the food pantries and feeding sites for the homeless. Sunday, February 1st 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! 


Socks for the homeless.  We are collecting decorative socks (January 14-February 8th) 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.  Bins are set-up at Camp UMC & St. Lukes Lutheran.


Volunteer Brunch 
Saturday, May 2nd    10am-11:30am  
We are asking our volunteers to join us for a free brunch  in the fellowship hall of Sharon UMC, 2030 Holden Beach Rd., Supply. 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!"



Friday, May 8th 
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.  57 had their criminal records expunged at the New Hanover Courthouse.

  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 $40 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 2015 we were able to send 210 children to summer camp.  All glory to God!

Back-to-School Bash (August)

Every August God provides through Building Hope 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!

2015 Back-to-School Bash will be held August 19th, Town Creek Park, Winnabow 6:30pm-8:30pm  (Free food, Christian Music, Games, School Supplies, et..)

Praise Report!  During the month of August we partnered with other ministries to ensure that over 240 kids received filled backpacks of school supplies.  We also we able to donate 27 new pairs of tennis shoes to youths in shelters.

  Thanksgiving Turkey Drive (November)

Many families can’t afford a turkey & some trimmings, but with God all things are possible. Each year through our ministry we provide food baskets of frozen turkeys & nonperishable food items.

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
    • Nail filer and nail clippers
Stocking stuffers for kids (ages 4 – 17)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 2014 we served 417 prisoner's kids
Community Christmas Dinner 12-23-14 we served 124 plates to the homeless / less fortunate 


  •  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 800 bagged lunches distributed last year  (2014)  - Many "Thanks" to the ladies of Ocean Ridge, Winding River, Sharon UMC, St. Brendan's 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)

The Many Faces of Homelessness!