SAVE THE DATE --> March 14 – March 28, 2016   (Easter 3/27)

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The Winter Nights Rotating Shelter Program  is a project of the Social Justice Alliance of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County. It provides a clean, safe and warm facility at night and a daytime services center during winter for homeless families with children. The program will serve up to 30 persons at any given time.  Congregations throughout central and east Contra Costa provide space, meals, and volunteers.  Winter Nights will provide bedding, and Winter Nights professional staff will supervise the shelter 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

The hosting congregations provide site volunteers, meals, and supplies.


Winter Nights @ MDUUC is co-sponsored by the Food Project and Homeless & Affordable Housing Committee (HAHC)  
Please check out other volunteer opportunities at Food Project website 




Recent Announcements

  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - When words fail....Music speaks   Would you like to give the gift of music to our Winter Nights guests?Play/practice for our guests during dinner. Give the gift of love through music to calm ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2016, 10:17 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Share Your Gifts Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers!Do you have a skill/talent/gift that you would like to share with our guests? We like to make activities available to the families ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2016, 10:19 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Powerful and Ancient One of the fundamental gifts we give our guests is our delicious home-style hot meals.   I  can only try to image the chaos of being homeless, and the transience ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2016, 11:38 AM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Donations Wish List Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers!We know not everyone can volunteer to help our hosting. Sometimes we just do not have the spare time or energy.  Fear Not! You still ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2016, 9:39 AM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Meal Plan & Dinner Entry Donations Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers,We have a meal plan!! Mon, 3/14 Beef Stroganof 5 pansTue, 3/15 Chicken Enchiladas 5 pansWed, 3/16 Cassoulet w/ Ham ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2016, 3:07 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
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CLICK HERE! to see the mandatory "Sensitivity & Safe Environment" Volunteer Orientation Information.

CLICK HERE! to see Volunteer Job Descriptions

CLICK HERE! to sign up for jobs and see volunteer rosters.