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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.


RAM House has many openings on the front desk for the last two weeks of February. Please check our volunteer calendar to see if there is a time that you might be able to help. Wherever you see "OPEN" there is a need on the front desk. If you can help with one or more times, please contact Martha at 540-345-9786 or msnidow@raminc.org.

Thank you!

Upcoming Events:

Rock Churches Tour
RAM is sponsoring a tour of the Rock Churches on May 30, 2015.
RAM will receive a portion of each ticket sold.


Click here to see or print instructions

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


Gene receives Hometown Hero Award from Ernie Dale Pat Oberlin receives Volunteer of the Year Award Summerdean Church of the Bretheren


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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Last Updated 02/14/2015