The Weekender Backpack Ministry Team held its final packing of the 2020-21 school year in May. Thank you to all who helped in so many ways.
RLC’s Weekender Backpack Ministry continues packing food – and hope – this spring! Along with the usual spring break food bags containing extra food, the Weekender team was also able to prepare and send special Easter bags home with students prior to the beginning of spring break.
Students returned to in-person learning in January, so after getting seven weeks worth of supplemental food to students before they went virtual in November, the Weekender team is now back to packing bags of food for students each week.
Resurrection is hosting our third Pack Away Hunger packing event in Resurrection Hall on Saturday, Jan. 23, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Packing is setup with ample distancing between workstations, and all volunteers must wear a mask, hairnet, and gloves. There are 16 volunteer spots available, and sign-up by Thursday, Jan. 21.
RLC is hosting a Pack Away Hunger packing event in Resurrection Hall on Sunday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sign-up by Friday, Nov. 6 to help Pack Away Hunger and RLC’s Weekender Backpack Ministry pack Nutri-Plenty meals. There are 16 total volunteer spots available, open to any age.
The next congregation-wide packing event is Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in Resurrection Hall. Our goal is to pack 1,800 bags to get kids through Christmas break! Help the team cover longer holiday breaks by purchasing items from the team’s Amazon wishlist.
The goal for Resurrection and three other Southside churches is to pack 40,000 nutritious meals. All ages are welcome to serve, and participants must register online by Friday, Nov. 15.