Hunger, Homelessness, and Women's Issues

Hunger and Homelessness

The Blessing Center (aka Joseph's Storehouse)

(909) 793-5677

*location is currently closed but services are being offered at various locations (see website)

Contact: Dr. Craig Turley or Phil Saldana (or Marcella Hardy-Peterson, Medical Clinic) 

Services Needed: General – food and clothing distribution; help with donation inventory.

Additional Information: The Blessing Center also provides a medical clinic called New Hope Free Clinic which is on site.


Central City Lutheran Mission

1354 N "G" Street
San Bernardino, CA 92405
(909) 381-6921

Contact: Jessica Esquivel, Office Manager

Services Needed: Tutors for children; working at homeless shelter; gardeners

Additional Information: After school program is from 3:30 to 6:00 pm. Assist with homework, provide snacks, lunch and dinner. Housing program 8:00 am – 5:00 pm working at homeless shelter – assisting with laundry, preparing meals, and maintenance.


Cornerstone Compassion Center

903 East 3rd Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
(951) 849-6649

Contact: Pastor Sally Hazell

Services Needed: Serve food to needy, separate clothing, light construction, mentor children, tutor adults.

Family Service Association of Redlands

612 Lawton Avenue
Redlands, CA 92374
(909) 793-2673

Contact: Blake, Volunteer Coordinator

Services Needed: General – food and clothing distribution; working in food pantry


Habitat for Humanity (and Restore)

25948 Business Center Drive
Loma Linda, CA 92374
(909) 799-6738

Contact: Dennis Baxter, Executive Director of Tonya Senn, Volunteer Coordinator

Services Needed: Clerical, and limited construction. Office help includes inventory of tools and supplies and/or working with delinquent families.

Required Skills: General office experience helpful.


Hannah's House of Hope (Transitional Home)

760 E. Stuart Avenue
Redlands, CA 92374
(909) 230-2132

Contact: Kim Robbins, Director -

Services Needed:  Social media, tutoring, gardening, office work

Additional Information:  Must have good relational skills, would like to have people who would invest in the women through tutoring, financial planning, job placement, etc.  Must be dependable.


San Bernardino City Mission

Outreach Distribution Center
26200 Date Street
Highland, CA

(909) 889-2700

Contact: Email Barb DuBois at

Services Needed: Serve at a holiday meal; organize a food drive; sort donations; pack or deliver food boxes; help with picking up donations

Website: San Bernardino City Mission Facebook Page

Steps 4 Life Community Services

301 9th Street
Redlands, CA 92374

(909) 800-9970

Contact: Cynthia McGuigan

Positions: Tutors, gardeners, computer web support, childcare worker, workshop help

Services Needed: There are five transitional supportive re-entry housing with many projects.  Need help with administration, gardens, men's - women's - children's homes, adult tutoring, child tutoring, after-school programs, vocational programs.


Youth Hope Foundation

1175 W. Redlands Blvd.
Redlands, CA 92373
(909) 663-4543

Contact: Heidi Mayer - Founder

Services Needed:  Spending time with youth helping to research jobs and helping with homework.  Case manager - spending time with youth building relationships, setting up doctor's appointments, GED appointments, grocery shopping.  Fundraising for Youth Hope.  Volunteers must like to work with youth 14-24 years old and have computer knowledge.  Must enjoy talking with people.  Youth hope is open Monday thru Thursday.