August 29, 2021 Weekly Update

Aug 27th

So much happened this past week . . . so many amazing people and groups to thank!

 
HUGE THANKS:
Donations:  Pastor Rich B. from North Olmsted Evangelical, John H. (food), Jan from Lakewood UMC and the Mohall Center (canned goods)

Unloading the trucks on Wednesday (NOTE: this is a Big Thing):  Jim L. and Pastor Matt from Harbor and Bridge along with A.J., Cody and Mark

Making bags of canned goods: Pam, Mary and a friend (they made 40!) and B. Riley volunteers (about 100!)


 
COLLABORATIONS WE HELPED:
Market at West Common Grounds, Frontline Building: donated 33 canned bags

Cleveland Pandemic Relief: helped 11 families and individuals for a total of 27 bags of canned goods plus frozen meat

Thrive Peer Support group: 40 canned bags for their outing

Note:  we also shared over 100 bags for our market for a total of over 700 pounds of food this week — in addition to household and other basic needs.

 


COMMUNITY MEAL:
Our community meal was blessed by iDesign with Laura, Stephanie , Heidi, Susan, and Lisa.

At the same time, Jasmine from the White Butterfly offering fentanyl strips to empower our community. Click here to read more about the strips.


 
CAMPS:
This week both Pearl Road UMC and Calvary UMC made some goodies to take out, which everyone loved!

We went to visit our unsheltered with the help of:

  • Carlos L and the Black Stallions M.C., Chuck M., Marty W. on Tuesday
  • Mark and Riderz of the Reaper M.C. on Thursday

You are all amazing, and we are grateful for all you do!