Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Six senior citizens (4 from Edgewater Park) have created Meals of Love
Unsure if you would want to inclue an article on Meals of Love. Six senior citizens (4 from Edgewater Park) have created Meals of Love. An outreach for those who are having financial difficulties. We offer a free meal and some free shopping from our donations. We are working through Beverly United Methodist Church and all six are members. Would you like to feature our opening dinner? Sept. 19 (Monday) 4 to 6 pm.
Attached is a press release with more information.
I can be contacted at 609-526-2399 (h) if you would like moreinformation.
Love and peace,
Meals of Love Coordinator
Beverly United Methodist Church
133 Warren Street
Beverly United Methodist Church, Rev. David Yun
133 Warren Street, Beverly, NJ 08010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Making Hunger Go Away
The scourge of hunger lingers in plain sight and never seems to go away. Beverly United Methodist Church, 133 Warren Street, Beverly, NJ is putting a human face on hunger. Many people don’t like to think about our hungry neighbors who are struggling every day. It never ceases to amaze how quickly trickle-down economic depression can send people into financial need, even those who were well situated a few months ago.
With this in mind, God has called us to a new ministry. Starting mid-September, “Meals of Love” will provide to members of our community and surrounding communities a complimentary meal. We will also distribute, free of charge, personal hygiene items, such as toiletries and other essential items as these items become available.
Because the hungry will always be with us and we wish to turn no one away, on September 19 (Monday) between the hours of 4:00 – 6:00 pm our doors will be open to our neighbors. Our goal is to provide a meal for individuals and families who are experiencing an inability to financially provide for all of their needs. Our research has led us to begin with a monthly dinner (the third Monday of each month) with the hope of increasing our ministry to once a week.
“Meals of Love” is going to need everybody’s help, including yours. We are asking you to join us in this endeavor by partnering with us through a financial gift or donate supplies applicable for this project (such as food items, paper goods, toiletries, etc.). Do not hesitate to contact David Yun, Pastor, Beverly United Methodist Church (201) 870-0023 if you have any questions or concerns. Committee representatives are also available to come to your church or social group to share “Meals of Love” goals and aspirations.
Please share this information with anyone in need of assistance. If you are looking to find a fulfilling way to reach out to and help others, we hope you will come and get to know us.
Contact: Linda Dippold, Beverly United Methodist Church
609.526-2399 (H) - 609.217.8011 (C)