Bread House Week 76

Two members of the Searcher’s Sunday School class came to the Bread House this week for food. The Bread House volunteers were happy to provide food for them while the Searcher’s class provided food for their souls!

Pictured are Charles and Monica, who are regular Friday visitors at The Bread House.   They pick up food for themselves and Monica’s sister.  Charles is disabled and has several medical issues.  Each Friday, when they get food, they always ask for our volunteers to pray for them.  Our volunteers develop relationships with the individuals and families that we serve.  The Bread House is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.  Please drop by to see us in action!

Week 76 Numbers
Bags Collected - 289
Bags Given Out - 302          
Gift cards Given - 0          
Members Served - 297        

Total Numbers
Bags Collected - 22,313
Bags Given Out - 20,200
Gift cards Given - 176 ($7,525)
Members Served - 16,291

5 New Families visited this week, representing 16 individuals.

Items Needed:
  • Dried beans, Ramen Noodles, and rice (rice, rice, and more rice)
  • Canned items (corn, green beans, mixed vegetables, pinto beans, black beans, Pork N Beans, soups (chicken noodle and mushroom), Beanie Weenies, tuna, and chicken
  • Fruit Cups, cups of applesauce, bags of chips, and other snacks
  • Macaroni & Cheese, and jelly
  • Cereal, grits, and oatmeal
  • Toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other personal care items

If you don’t have time to shop, you can donate money to The Bread House by sending a check to SUMC; in the MEMO line, enter “Bread House.”

If you have questions or want to become a volunteer, contact Janet Norris, 850.598.5399, norrisjanet59@gmail.com or Pete Peters, 703.395.2437 fpeters1@cox.net, or stop by.

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