Weekly ESJM Roundup: March 15-21

HAYWOOD RESPITE CARE CENTER
Please donate through the middle of March, any of the following items for the Haywood Respite Care Center for homeless, recovering patients: look for the bin as you enter Sandburg Hall. Needs: toiletries, soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, toilet paper, powder, cleaning supplies like Clorox wipes, furniture polish, etc. For more info on how to help, contact Barbara Kruszewski/ bkruszewski@bellsouth.net

HUNGER IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY
The Hunger Committee collects healthy food donations to supplement Manna Foods provision for needed families of students at Issac Dickson Elementary School 2x a month. This involves drivers going to Manna to pick up the bags and bringing them to Edwin where we are supplementing with juice, fruit and a protein when space allows. Our biggest need are some folks to be a part of the committee. Contact Susan Steffe/ ssteffe@gmail.com

ROOM IN THE INN
If you are able to help, please email Martha Shepard.

HABITAT FOR THE HOMELESS
Build Dates to be selected (offsite) For all those Habitat for Humanity supporters, begin signing up for build dates. To sign up, come to the Social Justice table on any Sunday morning or call Tom Dessereau/ 828-225-3786.

PRITCHARD PARK BREAKFAST
Next date in Spring, 2014. Meet in Pritchard Park to prepare breakfast for those in need. Contact Gene Zimbalkin/ Krestrel3@gmail.com

REPEAL THE DEATH PENALTY
Contact Gene Zimbalkin/ Krestrel3@gmail.com

ADVOCACY TRAINING: Attention Letter Writers, Emailers, and Armchair Activists!
Join the effort to facilitate UUer’s advocacy to their elected and appointed government officials. Our goal is to provide the tools to write a quick and effective message. Please contact Jane Kniffin/ Jane.kniffin@gmail.com

HOPE-TO-HOME
Get involved in our second Hope-to-Home team happening this fall to support a formerly homeless person recently placed in housing. We will be joined by 3-5 Quakers. Contact Gene Zimbalkin/ Kestrel3@gmail.com

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About Elizabeth Mount

Seminarian, UU, organizer, and badass. For faith, justice, and interdependent existence.
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