Bread House Week 21

Another huge week for donations at the Bread House! We continue to have a steady stream of folks who need our help. We were open Labor Day and had a huge day! Hunger doesn’t take a holiday! In the picture is Brian with our Friday Manager, Donna. We want to lift-up Brian. He comes every day and gathers food for his neighbors who are struggling. Many of them have no transportation, so Brian asks them what they need, fills out our form, comes to the Bread House, collects the items, and delivers the food. Brian started coming when we were working out of an SUV in the FLC parking lot. Since the beginning, he has helped us deliver food to the Shalimar Ballpark and homebound folks who live in the Shalimar apartments.

On another note: We have completed the walkway and deck to the Bread House this week. Now there is no more walking through dirt and stumps to get to the Bread House! The deck will allow us to have a seating area for our visitors.

Thanks for all you do! Have a great week! Bless you!

Week 21 Numbers

Bags Collected - 316
Bags Given Out - 247
Gift cards Given Out - 4
Members Served - 195

Total Numbers

Bags Collected - 6294
Bags Given Out - 5579 (20.92 tons)
Gift cards Given Out - 165 (over $7075)
Members Served - 2929

Items you can help us with this week! 

  • Canned vegetables: Corn, green beans, mixed vegetables, white beans, baked beans, beanie weenies, pinto beans, and black beans
  • Canned Meat: Tuna, chicken, Vienna sausage, spaghetti sauce, Spaghetti O’s, and ravioli
  • Canned Soup: Chicken noodle, tomato, and mushroom soup
  • Pantry: Jelly, fruit cups, raisins (small boxes), peanut butter crackers, rice, granola bars, and snacks, small size bags of chips, fruit, health bars, etc.
  • Other Items: Paper towels, toothpaste, and toothbrushes
  • Snacks; small size bags of chips, cereal, fruit, health bars, and etc. are always needed.
  • NOTE: If you cannot bring items to the Bread House, you can always donate gift cards from local grocery stores or cash donations to SUMC. MEMO: Bread House or Covid-19 Relief Fund.
Thanks for all you do!

As a reminder pickup and drop off is every Mon – Wed – Fri,  9-12 pm

Any questions contact Janet, Donna, Terry, Sandra, Bill, or Pete at 703.395.2437 or email fpeters1@cox.net.
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