Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Public Service Announcement
We lost power in Indiana from Hurricane Ike and had to replace all our food.... And then our refrigerator died in my absence and now we have to replace the refrigerator AND all the food. --sigh-- But we feel lucky that we're ABLE to. If you have a Dare to Care or a Community Services office or a food pantry, now is the time to donate. A lot of people who depend on those services or on food stamps for food LOST food in the power outage, so community relief services have had their requests double this month! My church is taking up a second offering for Community Services (with the plates passed by the children, who don't leave until you drop something in--heh heh) and my mother and I have formed a habit of just buying some extra stuff, as if we had guests coming, and taking that extra by the Community Services building. Wherever you are, there are people in need, usually through no fault of their own (certainly through no fault of their kids). Those of us who have plenty can make a personal difference to folks who have great need. Spread the word.