New Coolers!

During the month of October, as a large Dare to Care Food Bank, HighPoint supported nearly 2,500 clients with food.  While we have a large capacity to store non-perishable foods in our food pantry, the ability to store large amounts of fresh produce can be more challenging.  Thanks to a generous donation by Jeff and Patti Baker (read about Jeff …

Jeff and Patti Baker, Partners with HighPoint

Jeff and Patti Baker are generous people who have contributed so much to HighPoint and our mission.  They have always reached out with their gifts to serve and bless any community they have been in.  They prioritize faith, family, church, and building up their community.  They are always thinking outside of themselves and searching for ways to serve others. The …

Making a Difference – Donnie Jones

Donnie Jones has been serving at HighPoint for 3 years.  He was given the idea to volunteer by his mom, who served her community frequently.  After hearing Rusti Morrison, former director of HighPoint, speak at his church and call for volunteers, as well as a chance meeting her outside of church, he felt called to volunteer. “I have continued to …

First ever Clothes Changeover Sale!

Twice a year, HighPoint’s clothes closet changes out the clothes available so that they are season-appropriate! Recently, we changed out our summer clothes to fall/winter items! Normally, we bag the summer clothes and donate to goodwill.  However, this year, we sold the summer items for 50 cents apiece to the community!  The money raised from the sale goes towards HighPoint’s …

Thank you, Locust Grove Elementary Service Club!

Serving your community is a wonderful thing, and the students in the Locust Grove Elementary Service Club are learning that at a young age.  They serve all over the community, including at HighPoint! The group comes to HighPoint once a month and helps with cleaning and straightening.  They are also very involved with our Thanksgiving boxes.  The parents come with …

Canstruction 2019!

On Friday, November 15th from 5-7 pm, Canstruction will be helping the food-insecure families in our community through a unique competition.  At the Oldham YMCA, several teams will compete to see who can make the best structure – out of unopened cans of food.  These canned goods will be donated to local charities that support low-income families—such as HighPoint! Canstruction is …

Healthy Living and Giving!

On November 2nd from 10-2, Baptist Health is sponsoring a health fair at City Place, and HighPoint is a part of it! Vendors will be promoting a healthy lifestyle in a variety of ways, collecting canned goods for HighPoint!  The entry fee is canned goods that will help support the community. To find out more, check out this flyer!  The …

Annual Christmas store! Sign up and Donate now!

On December 7th, HighPoint will be hosting its annual Christmas store! Every year, HighPoint opens up a Christmas store for the community.  With toys for all ages (infant-18), it is a great support to clients who are struggling to provide gifts for their loved ones during a very expensive season. It’s such a blessing to be able to provide gifts …

Thanksgiving Boxes coming soon! Sign up to volunteer today!

Every year, on the Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving, HighPoint provides Thanksgiving boxes for clients.  We supply approximately 300 boxes with everything a family needs to have a Thanksgiving meal, with a turkey and all the fixings! To make this happen, we need volunteers and sponsors! You can sponsor a turkey with a donation of 15 dollars.  You can donate …

Monday Updates!

Over the summer, Mondays have become one of our busiest service days! Since July, HighPoint has experienced a 41% increase in Monday clients! We thank God for this opportunity to come alongside our community and meet their needs. We are able to provide for these clients because of our partnership with Dare to Care.  HighPoint is currently renting a truck that picks …