June 15, 2024


Free For All Food

Every month Push-through Foodstuff and Toiletry Collections to Carry on in 2021 (Push Release)

Clarendon Presbyterian Church (CPC) a short while ago announced that it will carry on keeping regular Generate-thru Meals and Toiletry Collections to aid our neighbors who are dealing with homelessness. Due to the fact the 1st Collection in June via the most current a single in December, the community donated the equal of 756 brown paper bags of groceries – an estimated worth of $30,000.

The Push-thru Collections are held on the next Saturday of each month (temperature permitting) from 9:00 AM to Noon, with curbside fall-off outside the house the church and masks and social distancing essential. The following function will be January 9.

Food items donations will go on supporting Bridges to Independence in Clarendon. Bridges operates an emergency shelter with 10 one particular- and two-bed room flats and can accommodate up to close to 14 households with little ones at a time. Bridges also presents assist to far more than 40 people that recently moved out of the shelter into unbiased dwelling. Priority foods things consist of: Rice, cooking oil, boxed cereal, applesauce, juice, packaged nutritious kids’ treats, pasta and pasta sauces, ramen, canned beans and veggies, and other dry food products.

Toiletry donations will go on supporting Household Software Centre (RPC) on Columbia Pike. RPC is a 44-bed shelter for males and women, run in partnership with Arlington County Office of Human Services. RPC also presents a working day method giving showers, laundry facilities and foods to fall-in guests. Priority toiletry items involve:  Razors (men’s and women’s), toothbrushes, toothpaste, shower curtains, queen sizing bed sheets, deodorant (frequent and vacation sizing), new men’s underwear (XL, 2XL, 3XL), new women’s underwear, new socks, combs and brushes, flip flops for showers, and bar soaps.

Clarendon Presbyterian Church is situated at 1305 North Jackson Avenue, Arlington, VA 22201. If you have concerns about Assortment events and donations, or if you’d like to volunteer to aid staff members the activities, you should make contact with Blair Moorehead at [email protected] or (703) 527-9513.