GEDCO NEEDS FOOD DONATIONS — cereal, soup, spaghetti sauce, canned veggies, rice, pasta, and produce. Food items can be taken to GEDCO (5502 York Road Baltimore 21212 behind St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church) Mondays or Thursdays from 9 am – 12 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm.
T-shirt bags are needed at GEDCO for groceries. If you are spring cleaning and find some extra t-shirts, follow the directions here and bring them to GEDCO or drop them off at Second Presbyterian during a food drop off. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgpaM3u2zng&t=3s
Donate to Amazing Grace to help with their feeding program. They are serving over 600 families per week (up from their usual 20-35 families per week). They really need proteins: peanut butter, tuna, canned chicken. Financial donations can be made here at the First English Giving link (just scroll down to Amazing Grace.)
Mar-Lu-Ridge is having an online auction November 19-22 featuring handmade items from local artisans and MLR staff, as well as exciting packages such as Couples Weekend, MLR History Package, and Weekend Getaway including meals by Chef Tim. Items will be available for viewing athttps://www.mar-lu-ridge.org/ beginning November 10. The auction wraps up with a special Facebook Live event on November 22 at 6:30 pm
St. John’s Lutheran, Pimlico could use your help with their Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets and pantry for November and December. They need cans of vegetables, cranberry sauce, cereal (hot/cold), tuna, canned soup, peanut butter, jelly, noodles, mayo, Jiffy mix, spaghetti, and money for turkeys/hams/eggs. You may bring items to St. John’s or mail donations to St. John’s (4403 Pimlico Rd; Baltimore MD 21215).
Consider a donation to Lutheran World Relief at lwr.org to help those in developing countries
Write letters for Prison Ministry – If you looking for something to do at home, write a letter to a prisoner. There is specific information on how to do that and where to send letters below. Mail prisoner letters to Community of St. Dysmas 905 Frederick Rd. Catonsville, MD 21228. NOTE: The letters have to meet certain DOC parameters: Generic expressions of thinking and praying for them are great. If you have a Bible verse or prayer you think would be an encouragement, please include it. You can sign with a first name only, or “Your brother/sister/sibling in Christ.” Write only on plain white or lined paper with black or blue ink. No color or imprinting. Simple line drawings (in the pen ink you use to write it) are fine. No information that could be used to locate or identify you.