Try This: Participate in a Local AIDS Walk

Commemorate World AIDS Day Dec. 1 by helping to raise awareness and money.

Raising Cattle to Feed the Urban Poor: Howard-Miami Mennonite Church in Indiana

Enlist youth in groups like 4-H or Future Farmers of America to help.

Feeding Underprivileged Children During School Breaks: Tucker First UMC in Georgia

Make up for the absence of free or reduced-cost meals kids receive at school when it is in session.

Try This: Make Quilts for Wounded Veterans

Provide some comfort and honor those who’ve served in the military.

Try This: Reverse Trick-or-Treat for Justice

Use the season around Halloween to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Try This: Unplug and Help the Poor

Use a churchwide “media fast” to raise money for those in need.

Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence: Highland Park UMC in Texas

Launch a ministry that offers victims support and educates church attendees.

Try This: Honor Firefighters and Police on Patriot Day, Sept. 11

Show public safety officials your appreciation on the anniversary of 9/11.

Try This: Serve as Designated Drivers

Keep the community safe and connect with people at local bars, restaurants and events.

Try This: Reusable Grocery Bags for Food Donations

Combine environmental awareness with your efforts to help the poor.