Charities of the Month

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December Charities of the Month

St. John

December 1st-15th: Through programs such as “Buddy Bags”, which will operate under and the “Community Help Network, Inc.” umbrella, they strive to help feed hungry students throughout South Lake County, Indiana, by providing them with food for over the weekend and longer breaks during the normally scheduled school year. Furthermore, the “Buddy Bag Program” will continue beyond the regular school year to provide supplemental food for the Buddy Bag recipients and their families. They work to create future programs that will strive to improve the lives of those most in need in our community. They endeavor to work with other agencies to provide services and resources that will best meet their needs and lead them into a life of self-reliance. Learn More

December 15th-31st: Their Mission is to deliver meals to those in need with the support of community volunteers. For many Americans, Meals on Wheels is the difference between remaining in their own homes and needing to relocate to a nursing facility. The nutritious meal, friendly visit and wellness check help them cope with three of the biggest threats of aging: nutrition needs, isolation and loss of independence. Research proves that when older adults have the right support, they gain greater quality of life, need fewer hospital stays and live longer.

Frankfort

December 1st-14th: All God’s People is an organization that ministers to the needs of homeless people in the Chicago Loop area. The second Saturday of the month they set up a distribution center at 2431 South State Street where we hand out clothing, blankets, toiletries, and food. The need is great. They serve 500 or more people who wait patiently in line to receive items that meet their basic needs.

December 15th-31st:

Since its beginning in November 1909, MorningStar Mission has had one main goal — help people in need. Today, MorningStar Mission is a non-denominational organization dedicated to relieving the spiritual and physical hunger of the poor by providing food for the hungry, clothes for the needy, & shelter for the homeless. Through our many programs and services, we aim to help people in need by getting to the core issues of what has caused their homelessness. Whether the problem stems from alcohol, drugs, mental health or family matters, our services have been developed for those who have reached the decision to make a real change in their lives.

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