December offers us a time to reflect on all that has taken place in 2017. We can see where we each made a difference. We can celebrate the wins and gains we’ve made with hard work and dedication. We can assess where more work needs to be done. But before we look ahead to what 2018 has in store, we are asking for one last thing this year.
Help us help local families!
We are collecting toys and clothes for a local family and we are hosting a food drive for the Foodbank! Check out our latest email update for more information.
We hope that you will help us end the year on a positive note of giving!
** We have extended the deadline to Thursday, December 21st!**
Bring by your food donations!
The Foodbank has listed some of the most needed items, to include: oatmeal, canned fruit, peanut butter, canned meat, pasta meals & sauces, hearty meaty soups, canned vegetables, boxed rice, and fruit juices. Please consider contributing toward our food drive for local families in need!
Did you know?
– 1 in 6 children in the U.S. faces hunger or food insecurities.
– Food insecurity among young children is associated with poorer physical quality of life, which may prevent them from fully engaging in daily activities such as school and social interactions with peers.
– 20% of children in households at risk of hunger may be forced to rely exclusively on charitable organizations.
– When they are in school, children who are food insecure may experience increases in an array of behavior problems including: fighting, hyperactivity, aggression, anxiety, mood swings and bullying.
Learn more about these and other opportunities: http://mailchi.mp/603611b2d241/december-giving