Weekly Update from Mary

Friday, November 3, 2023

Essential Food Items This Week

SPL Hunger Warriors needs food item donations. Please click the button below to see what else needs to be donated!


Valentine Surprise Bake Sale

Normally, SPL Hunger Warriors/Hunger Ministry/Mary’s Food Friends have a first Saturday in December Bake Sale; however, this year, we are moving our Bake Sale to Sunday, February 11, 2024 as a special Valentine Surprise Bake Sale from Hunger Ministry. Mark your calendars now, so you can bake & help us celebrate LOVE and THANKSGIVING for God, Families, and Others.

The Underwear Drive

The Underwear Drive and SPL Hunger Warriors with The Rotary Club of Westlake and Bay Village Epiphany Party Partnership need your loving support. We need all sizes of underwear and socks, along with puzzles, towel sets, blankets for 300 children for ages Birth through 15 years of age at Redeemer Hunger & Crisis Center at 2970 West 30th Street in Cleveland. Right now, some Marc’s have blankets for $3.99 in close-outs. Thank you for caring so very much.

How To Join COG: Community of Goodness

COG: Community of Goodness is still gaining new volunteers! Sign up to be a monthly 6 items or more donor to the COMMUNITY OF GOODNESS through food gifts of cereal, wide noodles, cans of vegetables, peach slices, beef stew, corned beef, SPAM, chicken breast, jars of Peanut Butter and grape jam. Please call or email Mary at 440-871-7067 or marycaresmuch@yahoo.com to become a member!

Thank you to all the food Community of Goodness – COG – donors this week! We are already at 300 items and the weekend food has not arrived…Blessings on your lives as we conscientiously THINK OF HELPING OTHERS – OUR NEIGHBORS.

Warping Up Our Thrivent Action Team Drive for the Samuel L. Felton Jr.

To wrap up our Thrivent Action Team Drive for the Samuel L. Felton Jr. VALOR HOME in Lorain, donations of cookies, apples, oranges, tangerines, crackers, candy, chip snack bags, granola bars…may be dropped off at church this weekend and at the Levtzow’s garage, driveway on the southwest corner of Dover Center & Bassett Roads (2454 Dover Center Road).

Upcoming SPL Hunger Warriors Thrivent Action Team Events

Between November 5 and November 18:

We are having a Hunger Drive to gather at least 100 cans of pull-top SpaghettiOs and/or other pull-top canned meats and 100 packages of paper products.

Between November 19 and December 2:

We are gathering food items to assist Our Family Home in East Cleveland with snacks of all types.

Between December 3 and December 16:

We are having a Hunger Drive for North Ridgeville Community Care at 34015 Center Ridge Road by gathering all types of food and paper items.

Between December 17 and December 31, 2023:

The Dennis Wolf Peanut Butter & Jam Drive with a goal of 100 jars of Jam & 100 jars of Peanut Butter to benefit Redeemer Hunger & Crisis Center on West 30th Street in Cleveland will be happening.

Pray, Praise & Give Thanks, Mary & Chico