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Thanksgiving Food Collection
November 19, 2017 - November 22, 2017
As Thanksgiving approaches, the Hunger and Homelessness Mission Action Community (MAC) of Shadyside Presbyterian Church invites members and friends to participate in a food collection for the Food Pantry at the East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM), which is experiencing an increase in food requests. Bags will be distributed after worship on Sundays, November 12 and 19, and a list of suggested donation items will be attached to the bags (please see below for suggestions). Filled bags will be collected at our Thanksgiving Eve service of worship on Wednesday, November 22.
If you are unable to attend the service, you are welcome to participate by bringing your bag to the church office during the week of Thanksgiving. If you prefer to make a monetary donation, checks should be made payable to “Shadyside Presbyterian Church” with “EECM Food Collection” on the memo line, and placed in the offering plate on Sunday, November 19.
Please consider serving the community in this simple but critical way.
Additional questions may be directed to Rev. Todd Leach or to any member of the Hunger and Homelessness MAC.
Non-perishable food and other items to consider:
- Cereal (low sugar, high fiber)
- Canned tuna or salmon (packed in water)
- Fruit or vegetable juice (100%, any size)
- Canned beans
- Canned vegetables
- Peanut butter
Please note that EECM appreciates no glass.