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December 2017

Special Thanks

Special thanks this season to our many partners who make it all possible—including new partners Creekside Co-Op and Father Judge High School, who hosted food drives to benefit Feast of Justice, and Einstein A Better Health partners who support us with nutrition programming, including a new initiative to train our volunteers on basic nutrition.  This enables nutrition information to be easily passed on to

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Christmas Gift and Food Baskets Distribution

Our Christmas gift and food basket distributions are upon us (December 20 and 21, respectively).  We are still in need of donations to support our work. The biggest needs are: Gifts for children ages 8-14 ($15-20 suggested price); Winter warmth items for children (hats, gloves, pajamas); Turkeys or hams. Volunteers are invited to join us for Volunteerapalooza on December 17 from 1-4pm.  Additional volunteer

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Thanksgiving Basket Distribution

Our Thanksgiving Basket distribution day was an amazing success.  Volunteers were plentiful, we had special guests, and even the weather cooperated!  By the end of the day, we had distributed items for 537 households to have a holiday meal. Special thanks to Boy Scout Troop and Pack 449, Troop 155, Pack 46 and Pack and Crew 1776 who collected a total of 4,335 pounds

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A Note From the Director

“I thank my God every time I remember you.”  Philippians 1:3 We are caught in a place of thankfulness and hope.  As we close out the Thanksgiving season, I am always astounded at what can take place.  In fewer than 100 hours, we brought in, sorted, and distributed over 15,000 pounds of food to bless families for Thanksgiving. It is amazing to think of

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