UP Ministry provides support, mentorship and supplies to at-risk kids in Denton County. Whether you would like to help by donating school supplies for our Back to School drive, picking a child off our Angel Tree at Christmas, mentoring a student through our partnership with Community in Schools or much more, we have a variety of ways for you to support these students all year long.
Current Ministry Project: GEAR UP
+ Fuel UP!
SUMMER: Snack Packs
UP Ministry has been providing lunch to local kids during the summer for a few years, but are answering the call to meet a new need. Fuel Up discovered that Denton Parks and Recreation centers are providing an all day camp and hot lunch for the kids, so Fuel UP is now preparing snack packs for the kids to pick up and take home after camp on Wednesdays. The items listed in this sign up will go in packs along with the nonperishable items that have already been donated. Please view the sign up to see if you there is an item you can donate.
+ Gear UP!
SUMMER: School Supply & Uniform Drive
This is our annual school supply & uniform drive that occurs at the end of every summer.
Learn more about 2019's Gear UP HERE!
FALL: Coat & Snack Drive
Borman Elementary students wear uniforms every day to eliminate the distractions and insecurities kids sometimes associate with what they wear to school. UP ministry provides these uniform items each year at the beginning of school and then, again, when the weather gets cooler.
+ Team UP!
Every summer, UP ministry partners with the Argyle UMC Youth to put on a week-long summer camp for at risk kids from area schools.
+ UP Mentors
The need for mentors in our local schools continues to grow and UP ministry is now looking for mentors and study buddies to UPlift kids in our community! Opportunities are available in multiple schools throughout Argyle, Denton, and now, Lantana. For 30-60 minutes each week during the 2018-2019 School Year, you can be a mentor or tutor to a student and make an impact.
+ UP Angel Tree
WINTER: We assist children in both Argyle and Denton with Christmas needs and wishes. At Christmas time, stop by the church Christmas tree to grab an Angel to purchase items for an Argyle student or an Ornament to purchase items for a Denton student.