Giving Hope: Mission News
Please note that the next sandwich delivery will be one week earlier than usual… Dec 19.
We thank everyone who made sandwiches and donated clothing to Evangel Hall. Iain Marshall was able to make the delivery this past Wednesday Nov 28.
If you would like to make a loaf of sandwiches, sign up in the Narthex on Sunday.
Markham Food Bank
The last Sunday of each month (this Sunday) is designated as Food Bank Sunday. Bring non-perishable items to support people in need!
Most needed food items include: sardines, cereals, pasta sauce, crackers, baby food & formula, rice. Personal Hygiene items like shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc, are welcome as well.
Pikangikum Christmas Shoe Box Project
Just a note to let everyone know that the boxes were delivered to Red Lake Airport on Wednesday, December 5th, with plenty of time to make the flight to Pikangikum.
We’ll let you know when they’ve actually made it to their final destination. Again thank you to all who filled boxes or contributed to the shipping costs.
Presbyterian World Service & Development
Socks, Underwear, Hats and Mittens
The socks keep pouring in. To date 379 pairs of socks have shown up in the sock box, along with 51 assorted articles of underwear and three thermal blankets!!
Your generosity is greatly appreciated. The socks donated up to next week will go down to Evangel Hall with the sandwich delivery on the 19th. Please make note of the week earlier delivery!!
We will continue to collect socks up to the end of December.
Iona Quilters Mission Giving
We thank the Iona Quilters for some recent gifts to the Markham Stouffville Hospital and the Crisis Pregnancy Centre.
20 blankets and 6 knitted hats to the Neonatal ICU
2 lap quilts to the Cancer Clinic
donated mother and baby items to the Crisis Pregnancy Centre
Here is a thank you note to the Iona Quilters.