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Connect with community service opportunities in Richmond and at VCU. Can't find what you're looking for? We can help! Connect with Pace.

Join serve Team

Get involved with other students to coordinate community service opportunities in Richmond.

Started by the women of Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church as a soup kitchen, the Red Door Ministry has expanded to one of healing, hospitality, and wholeness. The Red Door strives to care for the whole person in body, mind and spirit. 

When: 2 hour shifts on Fridays from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Where: Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 
           8 North Laurel Street • Richmond, VA 23220


For more than 30 years, Second Presbyterian has provided lunch on Mondays to homeless people and others in need. Volunteer opportunities: Register guests as they arrive; prepare and serve lunch; serve drinks; share meals with our guests. Volunteer opportunities include: Registering guests as they arrive; preparing and serving lunch; serving drinks; sharing meals with our guests.

When: Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Second Presbyterian Church
          5 North Fifth Street • Richmond, VA 23219
Contact: Elva or Kelley


Belmont Communtiy Resource Services helps feed and care for over 300 families per week. All are welcome to volunteer! Spanish-speaking is a plus but not necessary.

When: Thursdays and Fridays
Where: Belmont United Methodist Church
          3510 Broad Rock Blvd. • Richmond, VA 23234
Need a Ride? Text Lupe Ramirez: 804.363.4950 


The need for food in the greater-Richmond area has rapidly increased as the effects of the pandemic continue. Help keep area pantries stocked! See below for ways to donate to active United Methodist food ministries in the area, who together serve over 400 families a week.

Click below to learn more

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About one in seven people entering a hospital needs blood. Schedule a donation or volunteer below! 

When: Visit Red Cross Website for dates
Where: The Pace Center
          700 West Franklin Street • Richmond, VA 23220
Volunteer: Contact Katie Miller - 

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The Pace Center is always looking for students to help other students successfully coordinate their programs. To get on our volunteer email list, select "SERVICE" in the form below. 

When: Various
Where: The Pace Center
          700 West Franklin Street • Richmond, VA 23220

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Don't see something you're interested in? There are a million opportunities to volunteer in Richmond. Check out HandsOnRVA's website to learn more. 

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