About the Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program (C.O.P.)

           The Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program (C.O.P.) is a gathering of local churches, individuals and businesses working together to serve various community needs. C.O.P. is an all-volunteer non-profit group that provides free food, furniture, diapers, children’s books, emergency assistance, dental assistance, and more to those in need living in our county. Our Mission Statement is: “To help the poor, needy, and sick of Isle of Wight County”. Since 1991, the 100% volunteer organization has dedicated itself to an ever-increasing level of service to those who need us most.  Meeting the needs in our county is accomplished by generous donations, grants and yearly fundraising events.

Volunteer at C.O.P

          C.O.P. is a volunteer organization. You can help by volunteering your time. Your time and assistance mean so much to those in need.  Register online to for one of our many volunteer opportunities.

 

Donate to Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program

          C.O.P meets many needs for families in Isle of Wight and Surry Counties and your donations make that possible.  Your financial donations, diaper donations, food donations, and furniture donations are greatly needed. Those donations include all types of Furniture, Housewares, Diapers, Food, and Money. Specifics are listed below.

 

Financial Donations

          Your Financial Donations are used for meeting all types of needs in Isle of Wight to include providing food, children’s books, utility bill assistance, dentistry assistance, and much more. You can now make monetary donations directly to C.O.P. here. Thank you for your support. 

Food Donations

          Your food donations do so much to help feed the hungry in our county. We are looking for both perishable and non-perishable items. Contact us at food@iowcop.net for assistance.

          Non-Perishable items include: soups, canned meat, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti sauce, peanut butter and jelly, cereal, canned fruits and vegetables, ravioli, etc.
          Perishable donation guidelines: clean and fresh fruits and vegetables are accepted. Other perishable items must have nutrition information labels

 

Furniture & Houseware Donations

          The Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program helps over 600 families a month. One of the many ways we help is by providing furniture, appliances, and household items. This is only possible through your generous donations. Have a furniture donation that is too big for you to bring in? We will come to you and pick it up! Contact us at furniture@iowcop.net or 757-356-9267 (select option 3) to arrange delivery. 

          Wanted: Working refrigerators, washers/dryers, electric stoves, dressers, furniture, mattresses (in good condition), kitchen items, linens, sofas, kitchen/dining tables, chairs, portable fans or heaters, lamps, and household items in good condition. We are always looking for able bodied workers to help us move and pick up furniture. Sign up here to volunteer.
          Not Accepted: king sized mattresses, televisions, entertainment centers, large computer monitors, hospital beds, gas appliances

 

Diaper Donations at C.O.P.

contact us at diapers@iowcop.net for assistance
  • Diapers are given to those in need on Mondays from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Diapers of all sizes are always needed
  • Diaper sizes 5 and 6 are always needed the most
  • The least expensive place to purchase diapers seems to be Walmart
  • Adult diapers are also accepted
  • baby wipes are always welcome too