Giving Back: To the Community

During the recent food drive period, our Church was collecting for 25 needy families in our town.

I looked at the church bulletin and re-read the paragraph again.

In previous years it was also a collection not only for the needy in our town, but also for a communal county food drive.  This time, it was just for the needy in our town.

Wow … So many needy families in our town?  I didn’t expect that.  Is our town really faring so bad these days because of the economy?

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And so, to give back to the community, I am organizing a winter items collection for the 25 needy families in my town.    A hat and scarf set would be nice.  If not, then enough hats and scarves for the whole family.

50 hats and 50 scarves for adults
50 hats and 50 scarves for children

I hope you join me, giving back to the community. 

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3 thoughts on “Giving Back: To the Community

  1. Reblogged this on A little bit of this and that … and commented:

    My latest project … giving back to the community.
    I was really surprised … and not in a good way … that we suddenly have so many needy families in our town. It wasn’t like this before. Or maybe they were always there, and had always managed to get by before that we didn’t really know about them? In any case … winter items may be a small thing to give back, but I would have done my part in helping them along. At least I hope so …

  2. I spend a lot of time with homeless people. Mitts, hats and scarves are very much appreciated, especially in the cold winter months.

    Cheers,
    Dennis

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