St. Andrew’s, Hickory, has fun working hard

For St. Andrew’s, Hickory, “God’s work. Our hands.” Day of Service on September 8 was a day of hard work and lots of fun and fellowship. St. Andrew’s members and guests took a lot of pride in the help that we could give to people and agencies in our community. We are very pleased to announce the tremendous success we had:

  • assembled:      104 School Kits for Lutheran World Relief
  • assembled:        80+ Welcome Bags for LR university students
  • assembled:      132 Thank You Bags for city emergency personnel: fire, police, EMTs
  • assembled:      100 Emergency Kits for homeless community
  • purchased:        25 3-person tents for homeless community
  • purchased:        20 sleeping bags for homeless community
  • made:                16 Fleece Tied Blankets for homeless community
  • collected:          22 Sets of pajamas and underwear for male and female teenagers in foster care
  • collected:          25 undergarments, 30 journals and adult coloring books, and toiletries for women in counseling at Safe Harbor
  • baked:             350 brownies for Soup Kitchen
  • created:           100+ greeting cards created for birthdays, sickness, thinking-of-you to send to many people, including foster children
  • made:                25 yarn balls for cats at the Humane Society
  • collected:        200+ lbs. of food for snack packs for Cooperative Christian Ministry

Story shared by Ada Smith.