Arab Elementary School needs volunteers who want to make a difference in the life of a child. Mentors will spend 30 minutes each week encouraging students, helping them study for tests, and checking in on their progress. These partnerships with be coordinated through the school’s guidance counselor.  Mentors are needed during the hours of 7:45am-10:30am and 11:15am 12:45pm. For more information or to volunteer for this program, please contact Billy Roy at 256-568-6085.


Cullman Powerfest is back on October 5th for its annual customer appreciation and they have asked for our help in grilling free lunches. The Desperation grills have long been a staple in our outreach and we cant think of a better way to partner with our city than to roll out the grills. There is plenty to do so bring the whole family! To sign up or for more details CLICK HERE.

Comfort Care Hospice is seeking volunteers to assist families of the terminally ill who live in Cullman and Blount counties. There are no specific requirements as activities could include listening to short stories, sharing hobbies, making crafts, watching television etc. If you are someone who might be interested call Lisa Chunn at 256-739-2588 for more information on how you can be apart.

The Link needs volunteers to meet the needs of their neighbors in Cullman.  From mentoring at-risk elementary aged children, teaching financial literacy to youth, landscaping, helping adults learn to read or teaching biblically based life skills classes, there are many different areas to serve, along with the ones listed here.  To volunteer for one of these opportunities or find others that align with your passions, please call 256-775-0028 or email  You can also follow The Link on Facebook or find them online at

Driver are needed to provide individuals desiring to attend a rehab, however have no transportation. The Link is partnering to fill the gap and is looking for men who may be willing to transport men, and women who may be willing to transport women. There is no set schedule, it would be at random. To be a part, volunteers should contact Paige Williams at The Link,  256-775-0028.

Restoring Women’s Outreach, Inc. is looking for volunteers to serve in their homes. These volunteers will help with things such as renovation, yard work, and hosting in-house small groups. Donations for their thrift store can also be made to RWO Thrift.  For more information, please contact Mary Jane Keefe at 256-735-3879 or email her at

Grace Place is in need of volunteers to meet a very specific need here in Cullman and the surrounding communities. Grace Place exist to enhance the quality of life of people with mild to moderate memory loss and provide repite for their caregivers. for more information on how you can get involved contact Grace place at 256-736-4260 or


Cordova High School Football Team is being hosted by Desperation Church on October 18. We will grill for and feed the team that afternoon. Food prep, grilling and relationship building is involved so bring the whole family. For more information or to sign up to serve contact

Cordova High School Band is being hosted by Desperation Church on October 26th. We will grill for and feed the team that afternoon. Food prep, grilling and relationship building is involved so bring the whole family. For more information or to sign up to serve contact

Walker County Homeless Coalition is asking for help gathering clothing for children who can not afford it. They are requesting gently used clothing in sizes from babies to teenagers. Socks and Underwear should be new. For more info on how to donate or how you can get involved call Karen Wieprzkowski at (303) 921-5752.

Construction Help Needed: Tammy Kilgore, a DC Jasper member, needs help converting a detached garage into a cottage apartment to provide housing for local women in need.  Help is needed with framing door openings, insulating, and hanging sheetrock.  Lumber and sheetrock have been donated and are on site.  Tools and insulation are still needed.  Please contact Jennifer Sparks at (615) 828-7892 or Shay McGehee at (205) 522-8227 if you are interested in volunteering.  Project is close to downtown Jasper.

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