Communion

Communion

March 28, 2010

Fundraising Opportunity

Grace–Street Ministry has been invited to take part in the 2010 Feinstein Challenge. Alan Feinstein of Rhode Island has, for 13 consecutive years, divided $1million annually among agencies who have addressed hunger and the needs of the poor. From March 1 to April 30 ANY donation to Grace-Street Ministry will be added to by Alan Feinstein.


This is a wonderful opportunity to enrich your donation and help those who have severe challenges. Join the Feinstein Challenge and Grace–Street Ministry, donate any amount to Grace-Street Ministry, PO Box 7967, Portland, ME 04112, today.

Ways to Help

Many times, Pastor Mair is asked "How can I help?" after she speaks at a church, or other community event.  Here's a list of things folks can contribute:

Year-round
  • Dunkin Donuts Gift Cards (at least $4 per card)
  • Subway Gift Cards
  • Prepaid Cell phone cards
  • Back packs
  • Clothing: Socks, Packages of underwear (see season lists, below)
  • Personal Hygiene items: Small soaps, lotions, shampoos, Deodorant
  • One can also volunteer to walk with Pastor Mair or be an occasional  shopper or help with transportation as needed

Spring/Summer
  • Water bottles
  • Tarps
  • Lightweight rain ponchos
  • Tee shirts
  • Hooded sweat shirts
  • Sneakers (new)
 Fall/Winter

  • Gloves (no mittens, please)
  • Coats (especially XL-4X)
  • Boots (new or slightly used)
  • Chap sticks
  • Warm socks