Giving Center Volunteers
Additional team members are needed for the Giving Center (Free Clothing) on Wednesdays from 5:00 – 7:00 pm beginning September 4. The Giving Center serves the East Toledo community and is located in the East Broadway Elementary School Cafeteria (1755 E. Broadway, Toledo). If you enjoy sorting, shopping, and organizing clothing, as well as meeting new people, we’d love to have you join our team! To sign up or to get more information, sign up HERE, mark your Connection Card with ‘Giving Center’ or stop by the Serve Counter in the lobby.
August GREEN Bag Donation Items.
Pick up an empty GREEN Bag for August’s donations – school supplies for 4 local elementary schools. Items include: binders (View w/pockets, 1”), composition book (black/white cover), crayons (24 count), eraser tips/caps, erasers, (2” - pink or red), glue (Crayola, no clog), glue (Elmer’s, 4 oz.), glue sticks, highlighters, index cards, markers (dry erase, washable), notebook paper (loose-leaf, wide ruled), notebooks (spiral, 70 sheets, wide ruled), pencil sharpener (personal), pencils (colored), pencils (#2 yellow, sharpened), pens (ball point—blue, black or red), pocket folders (solid colors), protractor (clear), ruler (metric), school boxes (cigar box style), scissors (pointed or ‘Fiskars’ rounded), three-hole index dividers, tissues, wipes (disinfectant), ziplock bags (quart or gallon). Return the filled GREEN Bags by August 25.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
1:00 – 7:00pm
Serve others in need by donating at the Blood Drive coming to Mainstreet Church. To be eligible to donate blood you must be age 17 or older (16 with parent's permission). No other blood donation July 28 - September 25. Sign up online (RedCrossBlood.org) or at the Information Center. Many volunteer opportunities will also be available.
Jamaica Mission Trip
January 4 – 11, 2020
Cost/$1275. For adults, 18+, unless accompanied by a parent. Plans for the trip include the following: provide labor/building support to the United Brethren Jamaican church community; host Bible school at the church camp; provide basic healthcare/hygiene instructions within the community. Additional information and applications are available online and at the Serve Counter in the lobby.
>> REGISTER HERE
3rd Thursday is a ministry of Mainstreet that goes to Uptown Green Park (1810 Madison Avenue & 19th Street) the 3rd Thursday of each month to distribute hygiene needs along with water and food to the needy. They begin setting up at 4:30pm and distribute food and items until supplies are gone. If you would like to donate items or help serve, contact Tom Caldwell (419.838.7600 x131 or email@example.com).