Neighbors will donate 20 blankets, 20 flashlights with batteries and one case (80 rolls) of toilet paper.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
MERS/Goodwill district manager shares tips and tricks to make your spring cleaning quick and enjoyable.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The 28th annual drive will come to a close on Saturday morning beginning at 10 a.m. when scouts canvas area neighborhoods to retrieve bags dropped off last Saturday. Plus: what to do if you didn't get a bag or if your bag isn't picked up on Saturday.
Did you get a Scouting for Food bag placed on your mailbox or doorstep last week by a local boy scout? If so, you’ve still got time to fill it—but not much. The bags will be picked up on Saturday morning, according to the scouts’ North Star District Communications Chairman Fred Schaljo. What You Need to Do to Donate Schaljo said that anyone wishing to donate should place their filled Scouting for Food bags outside their homes in plain sight by 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. Collection will begin at 10, he said. If your bag hasn’t been picked up by 1 p.m., or if you didn’t receive a bag and want to donate, you can call Mark Hays 314-550-4233. How Your Donations Help Local Families in Need “This is the 28th annual drive where 30,000 scouts and …
Monday, December 6, 2010
With a higher need among families, supply is running low.
The Emergency Assistance Ministry is gearing up for the holiday season, and in the process is asking for all the help they can get from Florissant residents. Despite the rise in donations that accompanies the holiday season, the TEAM Food Pantry continues to find demand for its services increase among Florissant and Hazelwood households. Traditionally, the group worked with disabled, elderly and single mother households. The troubled economy has brought with it more challenges for TEAM, particularly in regards to intact households. Many families are living with both parents unemployed, and with their unemployment benefits coming to an end, they must look to groups like TEAM to help them get by. "Our crisis is the amount of people coming in…