Community Helping Ministry (CHM)
John Calvin Presbyterian Church is proud to be a longtime supporter of Community Helping Ministry, and our support continues for this crucial ministry effort into 2023!
Community Helping Ministry
12120 Bridgeton Square Drive
Bridgeton, MO, 63044
Community Helping Ministry is a not-for-profit partnership of businesses, churches, service clubs, and individuals working together to serve families in the Pattonville and Ritenour School Districts with limited resources in times of crisis and assist in the responsible distribution of community resources. Services are provided by trained volunteers.
More than 1698 family contacts were made in 2022.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
(only offering no-contact food pick-up)
Are you or your family in need of assistance?
HELP IS AVAILABLE
For more information on CHM services, contact:
Community Helping Ministry Services:
- Emergency non-perishable food pantry
- Pantry for personal hygiene and household cleaning items
- Emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities
- Shower facilites for homeless
- Holiday food baskets for Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
- Annual Holiday Gift & Toy Room for children and their parents
- Birthday club/ Teen Birthday club
- Referrals to community resources for longer term needs
Our Service Area
- Pattonville School District- All programs
- Ritenour School District- All programs except financial assistance
- Residents of Maryland Heights- Food services only
- Also serve members of our member churches, no matter where they live.
- Majority are working poor
- 14% are unhoused or living in a hotel/motel
- Average family size: 2.75 individuals
- Most common requests: food, utility, and rent assistance
Opportunities for Involvement
- Work with clients
- Assist with special programs
- Hold a drive for food and or personal care items, etc.
- Provide financial support to CHM
- Share your professional expertise
- Donate items for children's programs
- Provide office administrative support
- Sponsor and or participate in special events
- For more ways to get involved, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org