Outreach


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Our Church is active in meeting the needs of our community.  We support the local charities listed below with our time, talent, and treasure from funds raised at our annual Fall Festival and Fiber Fest.  So far our grants have totaled $180,500 since 2002.

Angels of Mercy Medical Clinic

A free clinic which provides compassionate quality health care to the uninsured residents of the greater Williamsburg area, Charles City and New Kent Counties.

Avalon

An organization which provides a 24-Hour Help Line,  and helps women and children who are victims of abuse with emergency and transitional housing, counseling, life skills, legal advocacy, and other supportive services.

FISH

​FISH is a volunteer agency that provides emergency help to residents of the Greater Williamsburg Area.  FISH depends entirely upon a caring community for food, clothing, and cash donations.


On the third Sunday of each month parishioners bring grocery bags of food for donation to the FISH food pantry.

From His Hands

Provides meals to people in the Grove area. Hickory Neck parishioners prepare the meals at St. Martins and then serve them at the Grove Christian Outreach Center.

Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

Provides chaplains to America’s jails and prisons. One small way that Hickory Neck supports this ministry is with book donations.

Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission (GWOM)

An organization made up members from twenty-three churches in our area addressing the needs of the homeless.

Kairos

The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry is to bring Christ’s love and forgiveness to all incarcerated individuals, their families and those who work with them, and to assist in the transition of becoming a productive citizen.

Proclaiming Grace Outreach

An organization whose mission is to address the needs of their community by providing food, clothing, and other services to help the disadvantaged and those with economic hardships in lower New Kent and upper James City Counties.


The Salvation Army Transitional Housing

A program to provide housing, counseling and mentoring to help families and individuals get back on their feet.

The Salvation Army

Angel Tree

A program where parishioners provide Christmas presents to children in need.

Williamsburg Walks the Talk

A group of volunteers who provide counseling and assistance to clients who are being released from the county jail.

Williamsburg Faith In Action

An organization that helps people to continue living in their homes.


Habitat for Humanity-Peninsular and Greater Williamsburg

Habitat for Humanity-Peninsular and Greater Williamsburg- is a nonprofit homebuilding organization.  Habitat homes are made possible by sponsorship and volunteer labor, including 300 hours of “sweat equity” the homebuyer must provide.  Hickory Neck Church is partnering with several area churches to assist Habitat for Humanity with their Faith Build House this fall. Volunteers wishing to support this ministry are encouraged to keep an eye out for upcoming registration details in the various HNC social media platforms or contact the Marina Libro, Vestry Liaison.

Winter Emergency Shelter (COFM)

Support for the Community of Faith Mission (COFM),  a group of local area churches that provide meals and a warm/safe evening housing/shelter for the homeless during the winter months.  Hickory Neck Church partners with other churches in the local area.


In partnership with the Williamsburg Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Stone House Presbyterian Church, Hickory Neck Church is hosting the CoFM Winter Shelter from the afternoon of January 26th through the morning of February 2nd, 2020.


Hickory Neck Church volunteers who want to offer their gifts of time and talent to support this important ministry can signup at the following link:

https://volunteersignup.org/CCFRP




HNC Virtual Fall & Fiber Festival – 2021

Hickory Neck's Twenty-First Annual Fall Festival will be virtual.  The Fall Festival is our biggest fundraiser of the year for the local charities we support, and all proceeds go directly to them.  Since 2002, our grants have totaled over $180,500.00!  The Fiber Fest has earned $7,222.21 (2017-2019) as a stand-alone festival and provided some items for our fall festival auction last year.   We are grateful to the many area businesses and individuals who donate auction items!

The 2021 Festival will have two components:

Facebook LIVE Auction
Bid on exciting items live on Saturday, November 6, 10:00-12:00 p.m.  Go to the Hickory Neck Episcopal Church Facebook page to bid during the LIVE event:
https://www.facebook.com/Hickory.Neck
Check the page now for items in the auction, including golf packages, restaurant gift cards, gift baskets and much more! More items are being added. Pickup for auction items will be at HNC on Sunday, November 7, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Amazin' Grazin' Food
Enjoy something yummy with Delicious Delights or Future Delights. Delicious Delights include breads, cookies, cakes, jams, and more ready-for-pickup items.  Future Delights are items that you pay now/get later.  The cook will coordinate with you on a mutually agreeable time to have the food made. These items include main dishes, specialty desserts, and more.  Go to the Signup Genius link to reserve your food by Friday, November 5:

www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c45aeae29aaf85-amazin1
Payment will be made at pickup. Pickup for food and certificates will be at HNC on Sunday, November 7, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

 

Prefer to make a donation?  Click "Donate" at the top of this page and select "Fall Festival" from the Fund menu. 
 
Fall Festival Chair - Linda McGee