Get Involved

Hosting an event can be an opportunity for formation and community-building for your group. CRS Helping Hands staff help you coordinate your event from beginning to end, and our partner provides meals to package and helps your volunteers with event set-up.

Host an event

Step 1

Find the closest warehouse

Where you are located impacts the logistics and price of your event. Additional
travel fees may apply outside a 100 miles from our partner’s warehouses.
Use the map below to see how close you are to a warehouse.

Step 2

Event Calculator

Need to figure out the logistics for your next event? Feel free to use this handy calculator to determine estimates on what you'll need. You only need one number to get started - everything else will be automatically calculated from there! These numbers are approximates to get you started and can be adjusted to your event needs. Contact us for specifics

Number of Participants:

Projected Number of Meals:

Event Space (sq. ft.):

Cost of meals:

In addition to packaging time, each event takes 1 ½ hours to set-up and 1 hour to clean-up. An introduction of the project beforehand can take up to 15-30 minutes.

Step 3

Request an event

Interested in hosting an event? Please fill out the below form and
someone from our team will be in touch shortly.

Full Name


Event Address

Phone #


Possible event dates

Projected number of people

Step 4

Read our event Toolkit

The toolkit walks you through the event from start to finish and contains all the information you need to host a successful event. Use the hyperlinks in the toolkit to move to the section you want or to explore our resources.

Step 5

Review our resources

Use our resources to promote your event and plan education
and prayer opportunities for your event.

Check out our resources


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