White Rock Friends

About Us

 

White Rock Friends is a community service project of White Rock Community Church. It's mission is to support the HIV / AIDS community by offering a variety of programs to assist individuals in their day to day lives. These programs work to meet the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. White Rock Friends is part of the Dallas County AIDS Assistance Network.

Programs Offered

 

We are committed to the health of our clients and volunteers. Therefore, we currently operate as a drive-through/walk-through distribution event only, on the first and third Saturdays of every month from 10:00am to 2:00pm (occasionally rescheduled due to holiday weekends - follow us on Facebook to stay updated: www.facebook.com/WhiteRockFriendsOutreach).

 

Supplies from the general store and lunches are prepackaged and placed directly in clients' vehicles as they drive through. A walk-up process is also available. Clients must wear masks and have their client cards present. General store products may be obtained once per month. However, to-go lunches will be provided both Saturdays, so we welcome clients to visit both distribution events each month.

 

When:

First and third Saturday of every month, 10:00am-2:00pm (rescheduled for holiday weekends - follow us on Facebook for updates:  www.facebook.com/WhiteRockFriendsOutreach).

 

Where:

Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space, 1451 John West Rd, Dallas, TX 75228 - along the covered porch on the side of the church building that faces the fire station next door.

 

General Store Products:

We believe cleanliness is essential to healthy living. Many people living with HIV/AIDS have limited access to personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies. The General Store distributes personal care products (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.) and household cleaning products (laundry detergent, bleach, dish soap, etc.) to clients of White Rock Friends.

 

Saturday Meals Program:

Many of our clients depend on community resources for food and meal assistance. Our first and third Saturday meals program provides much needed meals during weekends, when other agencies are closed. On the first and third Saturdays of the month from 10:00am-2:00pm, we serve as many as 130 people a warm lunch. Volunteers of the lunch program offer our clients encouragement and fellowship. We can always use extra hands to help prepare and serve, and to share God's love through this kitchen ministry.

 

Friends Pet Pals Program:

Caring for pets provides therapeutic benefits for many of our clients. Your gifts of dog food, cat food, cat litter, grooming supplies, flea & tick control products, etc. enables them to keep their loving companions with less financial hardship. Donations are accepted on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 10:00am-2:00pm at Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space. Outside of those times, we welcome you to call us at our office 214-324-1193 or the White Rock Community Church office 214-320-0043, or to e-mail us at admin@whiterockchurch.info to arrange a donation drop-off that works with your schedule.

 

Spiritual/Ministerial Counseling:

Pastors are available to offer individual spiritual counseling and guidance.

 

Referral Network:

White Rock Friends is part of the Dallas County AIDS Assistance Network. We can assist individuals in finding other organizations that offer case management, housing assistance, medical/dental care, education/prevention, children's services, transportation, legal assistance and more.

 

Contact us for more information.

Get involved

 

Our programs are made possible by grants and through generous donations by individuals like you! There are many ways you can get involved with White Rock Friends:

 

Donations Accepted:

We welcome and appreciate donations of new, unopened, personal hygiene and sanitary products (soaps, shampoos, detergents, cleaning supplies, etc.) and pet care essentials. All donations are distributed directly to our clients.

 

We also welcome monetary donations to help fund our general store products and 1st & 3rd Saturday meals programs. We offer a number of convenient methods by which to provide your support:

 

-via mail: White Rock Friends c/o White Rock Community Church, PO Box 180508, Dallas, TX 75218-0508

 

-via PayPal or debit/credit card on our website: www.whiterockchurch.info/donations

 

-via the PayPal app or www.paypal.comwe are listed under the e-mail address paypal@whiterockchurch.info

 

-via the 'Donate' button at the top of White Rock Community Church's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/2wrcc

 

-via Cash App using our Cashtag, $WhiteRockChurch or by scanning the following QR code: 

-or via debit/credit card over the telephone: 214-230-0043 (phones are answered Tuesday-Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm

 

Volunteers Needed:

Volunteers support the general store products and 1st & 3rd Saturday meals programs. We welcome help during our operating hours. If you prefer to schedule in advance, please call the White Rock Friends office at 214-324-1193, or call the White Rock Community Church office at 214-320-0043, or e-mail admin@whiterockchurch.info.

 

Adopt-A-Friend:

For as little as $25 a month, you can provide a person with much-needed items to help them maintain healthy personal hygiene and a clean environment. And remember, your donations are tax deductible.

 

Sponsor Lunches:

For as little as $200, our volunteers can create a warm meal for as many as 100 people. Please see above for the various methods by which we can accept your tax-deductible donations.

 

 

The White Rock Friends general store products and 1st & 3rd Saturday meals programs are funded entirely through the blessings of individual donations, tithes and offerings from the congregation of White Rock Community Church, and grant funds from community partners, including:

 

Sunday Worship Service

Sundays 10:45am
Owenwood Farm
& Neighbor Space
1451 John West Rd
Dallas, TX 75228
Also streamed on Facebook Live at

www.facebook.com/2wrcc

 

Weekly Bible Study

Sunday Mornings10:00am

Chapel at Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space

1451 John West Rd

Dallas, TX 75228

Also via Zoom:
Link is listed in the 'Bible Studies' section of our home page.

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