OUTREACH FOR THE YEAR
The donation baskets are in need of being filled. The need is great, not just at Christmas but all throughout the year. All non-perishables are accepted. A detailed list follows:
JANUARY: toilet paper (6 pk), personal hygiene (shampoo, deodorant, soap/body wash, toothpaste, toothbrushes)
FEBRUARY: soups and ramen Noodles
MARCH: sauce, spaghetti, other pastas (elbows, shells), canned tomatoes (diced, stewed, crushed)
APRIL: broth, canned meals (ravioli, spaghetti-O's)
MAY: canned meat (tuna, chicken), mac & cheese
JUNE: vegetables (carrots, peas, mixed), fruit (cocktail, pears, peaches)
JULY: pinto beans, rice
AUGUST: cereal, personal hygiene, canned meals
SEPTEMBER: same as August
OCTOBER: peanut butter and jelly
NOVEMBER: odds and ends shopping
There are baskets in both the Cloister and Narthex where you can place your donations. Thanks so much!!
Also...the hat & mitten tree is back up in the Cloister. Purchased or handmade items are most welcome and in great need with the weather so cold this winter.