We have a year round calendar with a Sharing and Caring Donation for each month, when we come to worship on Sundays, this is something we can do to help others.
January – School Supplies for local schools. The 2018 donation was made to The Redeemer School.
February – Food Drive for the MS Food Network Backpack Program.
March – Easter Eggs filled with prizes and candy for the St. James’ Easter Egg Hunt
April – Diapers, Wipes and Desitin Cream, in honor of our mothers for Mothers Day to donate to local women’s shelters
May – Gateway Rescue Mission needs canned foods for the summer months, particularly lighter foods like fruits, tuna, peanut butter, jelly pickles baked beans, spam… foods we eat more of in the summer. Commercial Size cans if possible.
June – Paper Supplies and Cleaning Supplies, Hope House needs supplies for the summer when their utility bills are high and their donations are low.
July – Good Samaritan Center needs canned fruits, canned veggies(such as mixed veggies, peas, carrots, yams, etc..), *We have plenty of green beans and corn at this time, canned beans, canned soups, canned meat (chicken and tuna), raviolis, peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, jelly/jam, ramen noodles, cereal, hamburger helper, rice, pasta noodles, pasta sauce, bbq sauce, salad dressing, breakfast bars & granola bars.
August – Hospice Ministries is sending a a wish list.
September – CARA to coincide with the Blessing of the Animals
October – Trunk or Treat Candy
November – Frozen Turkeys, on Sundays only
December – Stewpot Bags