Blessing Bags for the Homeless
The Community Outreach Team needs any of the following items for Blessing Bags to be distributed to the homeless in October: Socks (wool or cotton/polyester blend), Men’s, Women’s, Children’s; Food Items: Bottled Water, 8 oz., energy drinks, juice boxes, granola bars, dried fruit, beef jerky, hard candy, chewing gum, snacks for cats and dogs; Toiletries: Soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, multi-purpose wipes, EmergenC, chapstick, facial wipes, hand sanitizer, lotion, combs, shampoo/conditioner, band aids, and tissues. These items need to be individually wrapped, new and unused, and small enough to be carried. We’re also collecting small, new stuffed animals for children’s bags and copies of THE DAILY WORD for encouragement. Please drop off at the church on Sundays or any time the office is open. Many Thanks.
Click below for a printable shopping list.
We have a Redwood Empire Food Bank food barrel in the Social Hall.
Items to bring:
∙ Cans of tuna, soup, fruit, veggies.
∙ Beans & Rice
∙ Pasta, peanut butter, cereal
(Please—no homemade foods, no glass.)
Each quarter Unity of Santa Rosa tithes to a local organization.
Organizations we have supported:
- The Living Room
- Habitat for Humanity
- Kid Street Learning Center
- Restorative Resources
- Social Advocates for Youth
- YWCA Safe House
- and more