Trinity Food Drive

Matthew 25: 35     For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in


Friends,


We need your help! 


Our food banks and homeless ministries are struggling to keep up with the needs of those who are hungry.The food pantry we serve, Daily Bread Community Food Pantry, is seeing 25-30 new families a week. A significant number of ministries that feed the homeless in Philadelphia have had to shut their doors because of COVID-19 protocols. 


To respond to the needs, we will be hosting a Food Drive at Trinity every Sunday this summer from 1-3pm.  

  • See below for full details on the program or click here to download a PDF on the program.
  • Help us provide needed items to Daily Bread Community Food Pantry
  • Help us make Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches for the homeless in Philadelphia


All of these items can be safely dropped off at Trinity on Sundays between 1pm and 3pm. We ask that you stay in your car, and allow the volunteer to collect your donations from your back seat or trunk/hatch area. 


Jesus calls us to love our neighbor, and I thank all the people of Trinity and TCNSK for helping us respond to the need of our neighbors. 


Please let me know if you have any questions. If you have found yourself in need due to the pandemic, please let me know so we can help.


Blessings, Pastor Skyle


Trinity’s Summer Food Drive Program Details

Starting May 24 – Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Sundays from 1-3pm

Contact-Free Drop-Off

You stay in your car at drop-off; volunteers will take your donations from your trunk/back seat to the transport vehicle

 

Make sandwiches! 

PB&J Sandwiches for the Homeless – Welcome Bread, a partnership with Welcome Church in Philadelphia

Because so many soup kitchens have closed in Philadelphia, we are partnering with Welcome Church to make as many PB&J sandwiches as we can throughout the summer. 

1. Make your sandwiches on white bread. A long loaf will make 9 sandwiches. Consider buying 2 loaves. 


2. Make the kind of sandwiches your parent used to yell at you about. Load them up so we can fill bellies. Peanut butter on both sides of bread, jelly in the middle. (Creamy PB, not crunchy.) 


3. Place your sandwich in a Ziploc bag that seals 


4. Drop-off sandwiches at Trinity on Sundays (1-3pm) - Lou Farrell from Welcome Church will come to pick up our sandwiches at 3pm on Sundays to take to Philadelphia. 



Even if you can only make 1 sandwich, it makes all the difference to one hungry person! 


Donate food! 

Daily Bread Community Food Pantry


Can you help? Our food bank is serving even more families. 


Drop-off your donations Sundays at Trinity between 1-3pm


Items most needed:


Baby Items: Baby Body Wash & Soap, Diapers Size 6 & 7, Baby Shampoo, Kids Toothpaste


Adult Incontinence Items/Personal Care: Chucks (blue pads for older people to sleep on to save mattresses), Razors (men/women), Deodorant (men/women), Adult Liquid Body Wash


Cleaning Items: Napkins, Paper Towels, Tissues, Laundry detergent, Hair Conditioner, Soap


Food: Rice (white or brown), canned vegetables, cream soups (chicken, mushroom, celery), broth (chicken, beef), Skillet meals (like Knorr one skillet, Hamburger Helper, etc.) Cereals (hot and cold), Jelly, Juices (apple, orange), shelf stable milk, Hot Chocolate, Coffee and Coffee Creamers, Tomato products (crushed, diced – no spaghetti sauce), Cake/Muffin Mixes and Frostings, Cookie/Brownie Mixes, Banana/Corn Bread Mixes


For more information about Daily Bread or to make a monetary donation online, visit http://dailybreadcommunityfoodpantry.org/ 

  

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