At Saint Stephen’s, we do a lot for our community! Currently we are collecting goods for four separate agencies that help our neighbors. Use the handy chart below to figure out what to bring and who it will benefit.
|What we need||Who it helps||Which Community Partner Are We Supporting||When is it needed by?|
|300 boxes of elbow pasta. The current count as of 10.20.22 is 108 boxes. We need 192 more boxes to reach our goal!||People in need who are hoping to have a good Thanksgiving||Neighborhood Services, Inc.||October 30th, 2022|
|Gently used coats – men’s, women’s or children’s. Along with this, new or gently used blankets and men’s clothing.||Our unhoused neighbors and friends||Social worker office in our building||Ongoing|
|Chapstick and warm, fuzzy women’s socks.||Women who have escaped human trafficking situations.||Freedom a la Cart||December 4, 2022|
|Toiletries and personal care items.||Anyone who needs them.||These items will go in the Blessing Box and will be available to anyone in need.||Ongoing|
The NSI 2022 Fall Newsletter can by viewed here.
NSI has served 1,185,963 meals so far in 2022
St. Stephen’s donated 239 items to NSI in September.
St. Stephen’s parishioners donated a total of 4,452 items to NSI in 2021,
plus 32 gifts to children for Christmas.
Thank you for your generosity!
A reminder . . .
If you make monetary or material donations directly to NSI, please email Carolyn Vander Stouw or the Parish Office with information about your donation. Donations made to NSI by St. Stephen’s parisioners are part of the application submitted each year for the Episcopal Community Minstries grant.