Hunger Ministries

Son Rise Servers

Start your day off right by serving food to the hungry and enjoying a time of fellowship.

The first two Saturdays of the month from 8:15-9:15 AM, volunteers provide breakfast in the parking lot of Inner City Night Shelter to people living in poverty. If you would like to volunteer or have questions please call Marjo Zelinsky at 912.355.8527.


Inner City Night Shelter

Inner City Night Shelter, located in downtown Savannah, provides emergency shelter for homeless men and women. The shelter also provides a hot meal to men, women and children every night. Isle of Hope UMC sends volunteers to serve dinner on the second Sunday of each month from 4:30-6:00 PM. We also provide 20 gallons of soup and 150 sandwiches. Sign up in your Sunday School class or call Karen Daniel at 912.354.8757 (or email for more information.


Fresh Market Bread Ministry

Help provide donated bread and pastries to area mission ministries in the community.

Every Sunday between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM volunteers pick up donated bread from Fresh Market. The volunteers sort the bread and deliver it to area mission ministries on Sunday or Monday. If you’d like to volunteer, please contact Shannon Baxter at


Meals on Wheels

Pick up and deliver hot meals to homebound residents in need.

Every client enrolled in the Meals on Wheels program receives a hot noontime meal that provides one third of the daily nutritional requirements, as well as personal contact to homebound persons.

Isle of Hope UMC volunteers are responsible for delivering Meals on Wheels midday to homebound residents in the Isle of Hope area Mondays-Fridays. The meals are picked up at the church between 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. The delivery route usually takes a maximum of one and a half hours to complete. If you are interested in serving, please call Phillis Curlee at 912.354.8964.