Weekend Meals for School Kids
In the midst of comfort and affluence, many children in our local communities rely on school-supplied meals for their nutritional needs during the week but will not be assured of healthy meals on the weekends. In response to this need in our community, volunteers from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples (UUCGN) work closely with school counselors to identify children who would benefit from weekend food security.
Over the past several years, our program has grown from supporting a single elementary school to delivering weekend meals to supporting four schools during the school year.
Our congregation does good work in helping to address the community’s needs. We ask for your support to continue the Weekend Meals Program by becoming a sponsor: ($250 donation) or a co-sponsor ($125 donation) for a child or choose whatever contribution level you consider helpful. All donations are appreciated.
To become a Sponsor, click on the "Donate" button above or write a check payable to "UUCGN" with a memo field of "Weekend Meals." You can drop your check in the offering plate during Sunday service, leave it with the Congregation Administrator at the church office, or mail your check to 6340 Napa Woods Way, Naples, FL 34116.
We also invite members to become involved as we prepare the bags of food on Wednesday mornings and deliver the food to the schools on Thursdays. Please consider volunteering your time to help these children. No child should go hungry!
For more information or to volunteer, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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