Weekly Update from Mary

Friday, November 10, 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!

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Substitute & Regular Drives

SPL Hunger Warriors still need substitute & regular drivers to drive food or other donations to Redeemer Hunger & Crisis Center, Valor Home, North Ridgeville Community Care. Please call or email Mary at 440-871-7067 or marycaresmuch@yahoo.com to volunteer.

COG: Community of Goodness Updates

Thank you to all the Community of Goodness donors this past week! We gathered 530 items with our 45 dedicated COG volunteers…Blessings on your lives as we conscientiously THINK OF HELPING OTHERS – OUR NEIGHBORS.

The Underwear Drive

The Underwear/Sock Drive needs your immediate loving support. This caring drive has had a very slow start in 2023. Therefore, we need all sizes of underwear. If you do not have time to shop, feel free to donate money, and we will shop for you; simply mark the memo line Underwear. You may even find great Black Friday Deals before Thanksgiving this year. This wonderful 10th year Underwear/Sock drive wraps up the first week in December.

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

Now through 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