News from Near

Thanks to all who donating school supplies for this year!  This year’s supplies were given to 304 students from 100 families.  This included 136 elementary, 70 middle school and 87 high school students.

Help Wanted!!!!- we are looking for volunteer drivers to do pick-ups at Cub Foods.  We need men who can do heavy lifting as some of the boxes are heavy. Contact Jan Monroe at the food shelf it interested.

The HOLIDAYS are coming and we will need volunteers to help the day of distribution. We need boxes 19″x6-1/2″ to use for holiday distribution. The toy distribution will be Sat., Dec. 16 with set up on Dec. 15. No caps, mittens or scarves are needed this year. Any used Christmas decorations, costume jewelry, yarn, paper or plastic bags, even Easter baskets are welcomed.