Community Outreach

COMMITTEE MISSION STATEMENTTo identify the needs of the people in the local and global community and match the talents and resources of All Saints congregation to these needs.


MEETING TIME
The first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the small conference room at church.  We welcome anyone to participate as a regular committee member or to volunteer with specific periodic projects.

Through a generous donation from the Bibra family, we have been able to provide money to various community orgaizations around the state. Read more about where the money has gone and what is being done:
Making a Difference, November 2016.
Continuing to Make a Difference, February 2017.

 


2017 CALENDAR

January January 31: Bishop’s Luncheon & Issues Briefing in Santa Fe
February Sierra Vista Elementary School Backpack Food Collection (all month) – more info
March To’Hajiilee: Collection of infant/child clothing & hygiene items (all month) – more info

March 1 – April 9: World Hunger Campaign during Lent

March 12 – Refugees and Immigrants Sunday:  Coalition for Immigrant Justice and LFS

March 26-April 2:  Family Promise Hosting

March / April Offering of Letters
May Habitat for Humanity Luncheon, Date TBD by Habitat
June June 18-July 2: Family Promise (Hosting to be at Cross of Hope)
July Lutheran Family Services Project, Date TBD
August August 20:  All Saints Annual Bake Sale
September Sierra Vista School Backpack Food Collection Project (all month) – more info
September Family Promise: September 17-24
October October 1: Mission & Outreach Sunday, including YAGM – more info
November / December Social Justice Craft Sale – Date TBD

Family Promise: November 26-December 3

December Christmas Giving Tree

 

ONGOING PROGRAMS:   The following are continuing, ongoing projects which, when required, committee members will deliver or coordinate collection and delivery of items.

Collections: Boxes in Narthex Coat Closet:

1) Inkjet cartridges which go to Staples for credit to ASLC business account;

2) Eyeglasses taken to Nicaragua;

3) Cell phones donated to Cell Phones for Soldiers; 

4) Aluminum cans sold for cash for Family Promise; (collection box in kitchen under counter)

5) Used Postage Stamps with proceeds to Community Outreach projects;   

6) Aluminum can tabs to Ronald McDonald House.

7) Box tops to Jenilee Charley, Teacher for Visually Impaired Education in the Gallup Public Schools

Collections for Storehouse West: Green beans, nonperishable food, children’s clothing.

Collections for Storehouse:  Clothing and household items (Box outside preschool, picked up by Storehouse).