Volunteers recently delivered 1000 pounds of food as well as gift cards to the food bank at the Jesus Focus Ministry.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Cub Scouts Pack 144, OLGC CYO, and Men of OLGC recently organized and conducted a Pasta & Soup Food Drive to benefit the Southampton Food Bank at Jesus Focus Ministry. On Monday evening, over 30 volunteers helped to deliver and shelve approximately 555 pounds of Pasta and 533 pounds of Soup. The group also donated more than $1000 in Giant Gift Cards, purchased with money that was collected during the drive. Collections of canned goods and other non-perishable goods will continue at the monthly Family Mass held the third Sunday of every month in the downstairs OLGC Church at 10 a.m. Other donations can be left in the back vestibule at the Church.
Jesus Focus Ministry's emergency food pantry collects and distributes food and supplies to those in need around the community.
The food pantry at Jesus Focus Ministry is running low and has put out a call for donations. "You could be donating to your friend or neighbor that may be too ashamed to tell you," read a recent announcement by the pantry staff on Patch. Donations can be dropped off at the ministry's office located on Bristol Road. Some suggested items for donation are: milk, eggs, breads, chicken, canned soups, peanut butter, rice, potato buds, tuna fish, beans, pancakes, dry milk, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, salt, sugar, flour, tooth paste, shampoo, pain medication, soaps and deserts. Don't have the time to purchase dry goods? The food pantry will also accept checks made out to Jesus Focus Ministries. The amount does not matter as every little bit will …