Category Archives: Share the Basket

There’s still time!

At the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, they work year-round to help make sure children don’t go to bed hungry, seniors do not have to choose between food and essential medications, and working families can make ends meet. Just $5, $10 or … Continue reading

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People Offering Resources Together

It’s about so much more then food When the homeless go to a PORT shelter they also get the opportunity to apply for a permanent place to call home as well as other services. Please open your wallet Sunday or … Continue reading

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Planning is important!

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Congratulations! 27 years!

Thanks to the Social Concerns* Committee, the UUFP congregation voted in 1990 to hold a second passing of the basket for LINK. It was agreed that this would occur on the third Sunday of every month. Twenty-seven years later we still … Continue reading

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Second Sunday means Foodbank!

One of the most exciting activities of the  is the Mobile Food Pantry Program that delivers and distributes fresh, healthy food directly into the communities that need it. Mobile Pantries utilize large refrigerated trucks capable of supplying fresh foods which … Continue reading

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When work isn’t work

Giving time and money to support the important efforts at St. Paul’s is cause for joy. Just ask any of these folks. Please give generously on line or in tomorrow’s basket.

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Stories Matter

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What does the Foodbank do?

Sometimes it’s better to hear the real stories: This Sunday we share our gifts with the Foodbank in the basket and on-line.

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A great Newport News partnership

Feeding the food-challenged can seem overwhelming but St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and the UU Fellowship have made it feel achievable. Their respective members have made food a major focus of time, talent and treasure. Proven results! The Good Friday meals, … Continue reading

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How LINK is changing the world

Helping people build self-sufficiency. The Building Bridges Program consists of mentoring, life skills and job training, child/youth programs, and transportation to events/groups. CANLINK I and IV provide permanent supportive housing to homeless adults with disabilities. LINK’s Veteran’s Emergency Shelter provides short … Continue reading

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