Pop Up and Emerging Needs
Current, short-term opportunities to help First Presbyterian with outreach include:
Monroe County United Ministries (MCUM) BOGO! Buy One, Give One Each week, we encourage members and friends to bring one non-perishable food item or hygiene item to place in the wooden MCUM donation box.
Area 10 Agency on Aging Stuff a Bus - The Stuff the Bus will take place at the Kroger Stores (East and West) on Saturday December 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be two shifts - 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. FPC volunteers will hand out fliers at the door and accept canned non-perishable food donations. In addition, Area 10 needs people to help unload the buses after 2:00 p.m. at their food pantries.
If you are interested in helping with the Stuff the Bus on December 14th, please let Jim Rusie know at email@example.com. Please indicate which store and what shift you would like to work.
FPC is looking for Youth and Adult Volunteers to participate in a MLK “morning of service” at the Lincoln St. Boys and Girls Club. The activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. to Noon on Monday, January 20th. FPC volunteers will work right alongside Boys and Girls Club members to make Cat Toys & Dog Treats for the Bloomington Animal Shelter as well as Blankets for the Shalom Center (no sewing required!). We are looking for donations of wooden dowels (approx. 10” in length), ribbon (different colors & textures), fabric scissors, and donations of 3 yards of fleece (trying to collect 20 total yards of fleece). All other supplies will be provided and activities will be led by BGCB staff. Please leave donations in the FPC office or contact Joy Main with questions @ firstname.lastname@example.org.