OUTreach

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Sunday Collections 10AMam-noon! 

Stop by for a quick and easy drop-off of non-perishable food at here at Grace Church. At noon, the donations are immediately delivered to our partners.
 
Want to shop online?  Order from the Walmart Registry and your donation will be sent to the Hughes home for delivery. North Porch donations are delivered weekly so we are always collecting for them.

We collect and deliver food to the following recipients on SUNDAYS:

September

9/5      Military Assistance Pantry, Paterson

9/12    St. Andrews Church lunch program, Newark

9/19    Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry, Dover

9/26    St. Andrews Church lunch program, Newark

October

10/3    General collection

10/10   Military Assistance Pantry, Paterson

10/17   St. Andrews Church lunch program, Newark

10/24  Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry, Dover

10/31  St. Andrews Church lunch program, Newark

November 

11/7    Thanksgiving ingathering?

11/14  Military Assistance Pantry, Paterson

11/21  St. Andrews Church lunch program, Newark

Requested items for each outreach are listed below.  
Steer clear of these items:
flavored rices/noodles, bread crumbs, lasagne/stuffed shell pasta, stuffing, pumpkin, pickles cake mixes/frosting, flour, shortening, huge bottles of anything.  Simple, unprocessed foods are best! 
Thank you for your generosity! 

Grace Church is responding to the growing numbers of individuals, families, and children in New Jersey who are food insecure due to the pandemic. We have increased the number of organizations that we partner with and are striving to increase the amount and quality of our donations to them while coping with the unique logistical challenges and safety concerns we currently face.

Military Assistance Pantry, Paterson

a once a month pantry serving military families and veterans, run by the Great Falls Rotary Foundation.

Most requested items: tuna, tomato sauce, cookie or cake mix, ketchup, mustard, paper towels, beef gravy.

Food Pantry at Trinity Church, Dover

Hearty soup, chili, stew (the higher protein is better), canned chicken, Spam, tuna, Vienna sausages, peanut butter, 100% fruit juice, shelf-stable milk, powdered milk (smaller pouches preferred), healthy cereal, instant oatmeal, rice and rice mixes (smaller packages preferred).

St. Andrews Church, Newark

Weekly lunch program and food pantry
Single service tuna, sardines, chicken, Vienna sausage (easy open cans/pouches), cookies, crackers, and chips (individual packets); fruit drinks and fruit cups (single serve).

 

North Porch Women & Infant Centers

Provides emergency aid, in the form of baby supplies, to mothers and infants in northern NJ. North Porch donations are delivered weekly so we are always collecting for them. Most requested items are: Diapers (size 5 & 6 especially needed), wipes and baby care supplies, & Enfamil 12.5 oz powder.

First Baptist Pantry 

To support the fresh food ministry for the First Baptist Pantry , or to contribute towards Dunkin Donuts cards for the Military Assistance Pantry, you can donate to Food for Friends here.

nourish.NJ

Formerly: Community Soup Kitchen

Coordinators: Kirk Nixon

During the pandemic, the best way to support nourish.NJ is with a monetary donation through their website, which allows us to buy as-needed items on a day-to-day basis.

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Support Groups
 

Survivors of Suicide

Coordinator: Jack Klingert
2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
7:30 pm in the Library

Currently not meeting in person

AA: Men's Group
Wednesdays, Noon-1:00 pm in Grace Hall

Other groups listed here.