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Blessing Neighbors - Food and Clothing Drive (Bronze)
Date & Time:
Saturday, October 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
8 have signed up & 12 openings remain.
Lots of people in the Modesto area are going to sleep each night wondering where they will get enough healthy food for their household in the next week, or clothing to replace the frayed things that their kids presently wear. A manager at an area food-bank told me that she was one of those people years ago when she and her mom came to Modesto. They went to the food-bank several times, where they were blessed by the generosity of others. Now she is giving back by working at that same food-bank! Many of us also feel prompted to help in a tangible way, but ask: ‘How I am going to do that?’ Please join us in a drive to collect food, clothing and household goods for distribution in our area through a local food-bank and FIGS (formerly Interfaith Ministries). Volunteers can participate in two ways. First, during the week prior to Oct 9 we encourage you to ask your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers for donations. These people could give the donations to you or could drop off the donation on Oct 9. Then on Sat, Oct 9 our volunteers will be at the Trinity United Presbyterian Church parking lot to receive donations, which will subsequently be taken to the distribution centers. When you sign up, I will contact you with more detailed information, including an informative flyer that you can give to the people that you speak with.