Stories at LMM: Volunteer Stephen

Volunteering at the Lighthouse Mission

Stephen has been an amazing volunteer at the Lighthouse Mission, putting in the hours to help those in need. We asked him a few questions about volunteering at Lighthouse Mission’s Base Camp in Bellingham, Wa to learn a little about his experience. Here’s what he had to say:

What does volunteering at LMM mean to you?
The guests at Base Camp have done more for me than I have done for them. This is where I learn as much about myself as I learn about homelessness.

What keeps you coming back to volunteer at LMM?
I love the people, and I love the different perspective I get on my life and theirs.

Why should others look into volunteering at LMM?
I originally stopped in to learn the real story about the homeless crisis in Bellingham. The mess that neighbors were arguing about. The subject of rumors, conspiracy theories, and politics. Once I got an accurate picture of the problems, I realized how very fortunate we are to have the Lighthouse Mission in our community. For over a century, the compassionate professional staff have been turning lives around. One thing gives me enduring hope: These people know what they’re doing. If you have the conviction to help change lives, these are the people you want to work with.

Thanks, Stephen! Let’s all give him a virtual round of applause! Volunteering is a rewarding experience that not only helps those in need but also enriches your own life in countless ways. The Lighthouse Mission Ministries offers a unique opportunity to make a real difference in your community. If you’re interested in joining our dedicated team of volunteers, please visit our volunteering page.

Why Volunteer at Lighthouse Mission Ministries?

Volunteering at the Lighthouse Mission Ministries (LMM) is more than just an act of service; it’s a way to connect with your community on a deeper level. LMM has been a cornerstone of support in Bellingham for over 100 years, providing critical services to those experiencing homelessness. By volunteering, you become part of a legacy of compassion and transformation.
How You Can Make a Difference

Direct Support: Provide hands-on assistance at Base Camp, offering comfort and care to guests.

Skill Sharing: Use your professional skills to support LMM’s operations, from administrative tasks to specialized services.

Advocacy and Awareness: Help spread the word about the realities of homelessness and the impactful work being done by LMM.

Benefits of Volunteering
Personal Growth: Gain a deeper understanding of social issues and develop empathy and compassion.

Community Engagement: Build connections with like-minded individuals and create a sense of community.

Skill Development: Enhance your skills and gain valuable experience that can benefit you in your personal and professional life.
Join us in making a difference. Your time and effort can change lives, including your own. Visit Lighthouse Mission Ministries Volunteer Page to learn more and sign up today!
Join us in making a difference. Your time and effort can change lives, including your own. Visit Lighthouse Mission Ministries Volunteer Page to learn more and sign up today!

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