Agape Resource & Assistance Center, Inc. - PO Box 861664 Plano, TX 75086

Agape Wishes & Needs

Wishes & Needs

Ways to Help

There are so many ways to help. Please consider how you  can support Agape provide safe, affordable housing. Our programs help the participants get back on their feet.

In-Kind, On-Going Needs

To arrange for drop off or pick up please contact us at info@Hope4Agape.com:

  • Household cleaning supplies
  • Personal hygiene supplies
  • Household Paper goods
  • Gas cards – $25 value
  • Walmart / Target gift cards – up to $25 value
  • Grocery gift cards – up to $25 value
  • Healthy kid snacks for lunch & after school
  • Gently used clothing
  • Gift cards for shoes

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agape works with various groups to provide opportunities for service. Many hearts and hands are needed.  How can you help?

  • Administrative support
  • As-needed house & lawn maintenance
  • Transportation for Agape participants
  • Tutoring
  • Life skill training
  • Agape Family Mentor Team participants
  • On-site repairs
  • Grant Writing
  • Spreading the word about what Agape does
Child Wishes & Needs

Other Ways to Help Agape meet Wishes & Needs

 Care 4 Kids:

Provide childcare so a single mom can work or go to school o $45 for a day or night of childcare o $125 for a week of childcare o $500 for a month of childcare.

Wheels on the Bus:

Provide gas cards and bus / train passes to go to school and work o $25 for a week pass or 1 gas card o $80 for a month pass or 3 gas cards.

Counseling 4 Hope:

$75 helps provide critically needed counseling for an Agape Village single mom, child or youth in crisis.

Reach 4 the Stars:

Provide scholarships to community college or trade school for education and training needed to gain living wage jobs. o $120 3 hours tuition community college o $550 15 hours, 1 semester of tuition for community college.

Housing 4 Hope:

Help Agape meet the current and growing need for safe, affordable housing. Housing 4 Hope is our fundraising site for expansion.

Short Term Emergency Housing:

Although Agape is not an emergency shelter, there are times when these services are needed. These instances can be covered with funding through the following:

Extended Stay Hotel Fund:

Funds for short term emergency housing for Agape Residential Program applicants. 1. $300 – $300 for one week of emergency housing in extended stay hotels for a single woman or mom and her kids.

Temporary Housing:

$1,100 – 1 month for homeless single woman or mom and her kids to wait for an opening in an Agape Unit or collaborating housing agency program.

Housing Cost Subsidy Fund:

Our program fees are based on a sliding scale for participants. At times, they struggle with employment. This fund will help defer some costs.