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Roanoke Area Ministries

Roanoke Area Ministries is an ecumenical, urban ministry that serves the Roanoke Valley by providing safe shelter for the homeless, a nutritious lunch, and emergency financial aid to those in need.

Our doors are open 365 days a year from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

We invite you to step inside, see what we do each day, and discover how you can help.

Upcoming Events:

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner-see Volunteer page for details.

Party in Elmwood - Thursday, May 29th

Salem Red Sox Pack the Park - Wednesday, June 4.

Bus Trip for RAM - Saturday, June 7

Click here to read the most current Newsletter
and read more details about our upcoming events!!


Help Wanted! Shelter Manager

RAM House is seeking a part time shelter manager to work 25 hours per week. The job requires compassion, but with firmness as to rules, the ability to multitask, attention to detail and surroundings, and physical fitness that allows free movement around the shelter as needed. The preferred candidate also needs to be flexible and have the ability to relate to and work with a variety of personalities.  If you possess these qualities and would like to be considered, please contact Debbie Denison at 540-345-8850.

The Souper Bowl was a great success! Thanks to all who attended.
Click here to see to see the performance artist.


Emergency Financial

Unexpected things happen. A hospital visit, a leaky roof, sudden job loss, death of breadwinner. These are just some of the emergencies that can push a person teetering on the edge of homeless completely over the edge. Call (540) 981-1732

RAM House
Day Shelter

Since 1987, the RAM House Day Shelter has provided refuge from the elements and a place of comfort, acceptance and support for those most in need. We recognize the need for support during some of life's most trying times.  Call (540) 343-3753

Hot Noontime

One in five children go hungry part of every month. Hunger can affect health, quality of life, and leave a person unable to face daily challenges. We serve a nutritious lunch, every day, to anyone who has need.
(540) 777-4099

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call, toll free, (866) 632-9992 (Voice).  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities can conract USDA through the Federal Relay at (800)877-8339 or (800)845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

824 Campbell Ave SW - Roanoke, VA 24016 - (540)345-8850

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