Opportunities to Serve for the week of 4/12/20

Opportunities to Serve for the week of 4/12/20

As our area continues to deal with the effects of COVID-19, this page will be regularly updated with known ways you can serve others in our community.

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR

Mosaic has the cards available to drop off at your house.  Use these cards to give to neighbors or just place them at their door, letting them know that you and Mosaic are here to help.  Place your own contact information or use the church phone number provided on the card, so that they can let us know if they need anything that we can help them with during this time.  The back of the card is blank so that you can write a note to them as well.  If you would like some cards to give to others, email Pastor Shay at shay@mosaicofwinchester.org or message him of Facebook

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Three local organizations have reached out for help as they serve our community. The details and links are all laid out below.  All of these opportunities are great ways for us to serve our community and fight anxiety and frustrations with love.

VALLEY HEALTH

Valley Health needs fabric masks. They have set a goal of having 10,000 masks in 2 weeks. A limited amount of pre-cut mask kits are available. Kits may be requested through Volunteer Services by calling 540-536-8158. Curbside pickup will be offered for mask kit pickup. They ask that you request only the amount of masks that can be completed and returned in two days. One kit contains material for 10 masks. Joann’s has told us that they will have kits available Wed or Thurs next week. If you’re able to help in this way there are very specific instructions to follow. Check out https://www.valleyhealthlink.com/patients-visitors/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/how-you-can-help/ for detailed instructions and how-to videos. You can also access the written instructions here. If You are unable to sew but would like to donate supplies or making kits contact donations@valleyhealthlink.com.

If you have sewing skills please email me back so that we can work together to get you the supplies.

BRIGHT FUTURES

Bright Futures—Frederick/Winchester is a non-profit organization that helps schools connect student needs with resources that already exist in the community. They are working collaboratively with Frederick County and Winchester Public Schools to help students and families in need while schools are closed due to the coronavirus. Food and monetary donations are being accepted. View a list of the most needed items. Food donations can be dropped off at the Bright Futures Distribution Center, located at 178 Indian Hollow Road, at any time and should be placed in the bins located at the entrance to the center. Or, make a monetary donation via MySchoolBucks.

FOSTER FRIENDS

Foster Friends works with local churches to support and walk alongside our local foster care kids, and families in the Winchester surrounding areas. By meeting practical, emotional, and spiritual needs. They will coordinate drop off and pick up of donations.  Contact ffcwinchester@gmail.com

Donations Needed:  Travel size liquid soap, Disinfectant wipes, Face masks (could be handmade from fabric), Gloves, Hand sanitizer, Travel size Lysol sprays, Portable Clorox wipes, Kindle fire tablets for virtual visitation with family members

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