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Together We Rise - Foster Care Sweet Cases

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Thank you so much for supporting and loving children in foster care in the past. This is our 5th year doing the Together We Rise Sweet Case fundraiser. We believe that children entering foster care should NOT have to use garbage bags to move their clothing and personal items, as is so often the case.

We have 120 bags to decorate! Want to help?

Friday - October 9 4:30 -6:30 PM @ Grace Church, Logan

Please join us to decorate the bags for kids in foster care! Kids are welcome to join- but parents, please help them do a nice job so the kids who receive them love their bags. Event will be weather permitting, as we will be setting the tables up outside. Please wear a mask and try to stay socially distanced.

Bags can also be picked up/dropped off for you to decorate in your home and then returned to CBlocal. Contact Katie for more info.

CBlocal is a group within Crossbridge that organizes our local outreach opportunities.

All of our activities will be in the South Jersey/Philadelphia area and will focus on loving people who are in need- whether they are homeless, foster children, lonely senior citizens, children & adults with special needs, families with financial hardships, or anyone going through a difficult time. Our goal is to embody what it says in John 13:35:

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.

If you are looking for more ways to love people, here are some other organiztions where you can volunteer your time.

Drivers Needed

Transportation can be one of the biggest roadblocks to cancer treatment. As a volunteer driver for the American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program, you can help provide patients in need with a free ride to treatment. Volunteers can choose how far they wish to drive, how often, what days, etc. The volunteer must be between 18 and 84, be familiar with using a computer, have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance, be willing to have a DMV and background check completed and take a 45-minute training. Volunteer Info Here

Meals on Wheels is a wonderful organization that provides meals to local senior citizens who are homebound get a hot meal & a visit from a friendly face that day. Several of our CBLocal members have recently gone to volunteer training to assist in this ministry, and they can always use more help! If you'd like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Teresa Christoff to volunteer or get more information. This is a great opportunity and only requires once a month commitment for about 2 hours.

Hub of Hope is a ministry of Project Home in Philadelphia that provides a provide coffee, showers and a place to do laundry from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  daily for homeless individuals. On weekends, it serves free meals. There are plans for a health clinic, medical professionals and behavioral health specialists to be on site, as well as certified peer specialists who can help people apply for jobs and housing.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit Projecthome.org

The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission focuses on providing for the practical & spiritual needs of the hungry, homeless & hurting in Philadelphia. They provide meals and transitional housing for Men. They have several ways to volunteer: SundayBreakfast.org

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