Backpack Attack to Benefit The Wish Project
The big, yellow school buses have barely completed their final routes and we're already talking about the start of the 2022/2023 school year.
Last year, The Wish Project distributed to participating social service agencies in Middlesex County "3400" completed backpacks to children K-12 living at poverty level/low income.
Your Outreach Committee will once again purchase 48 backpacks but are once again asking for your help in filling them with much-needed supplies.
We will post an electronic Sign-Up Genius list of needed items as well as provide a paper sign-up at church. Both will be available at the beginning of July.
Many retailers start their back-to-school supply sales in mid-July. There will be a drop-off box located in the downstairs foyer area. Access to this area is T-F, 9:30 - 2:00, and on Sunday
mornings. The box will be in place until the end of July.
These modest supplies may seem like no big deal to most families, but for low-income/poverty-level parents it is a real challenge. It is also important for these children to feel like their
"Thank You" for your support of this local mission.
Questions? Please contact Betsy
Peterson at (978) 657 - 0355 or
"Thank You" to all who participated in our annual Outreach Yard Sale. Whether you rented space on the lawn, donated items to be sold at our Outreach table, or purchased an item (or two), it was all appreciated. Our day's proceeds of $476 will help us feed our summertime guests at St. Paul's Soup Kitchen in Lowell.
Your support is and was appreciated.