Unitarian Universalists have long been known for their generous support of good causes. BBUUC is no exception. Your Social Action committee has taken on the Clothes Closet and Food Pantry of Orange Park as our next Community Outreach Project.
The Clothes Closet provides emergency clothing, household items, food and financial aid. The “Closet” was organized in the early 1950’s by a member of Orange Park Methodist Church and has continued to be a beacon of hope for so many families in crisis in Clay County.
Our involvement will be to provide items that SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) does not. These are the much needed items that we will be collecting:
PAPER TOWELS, TOILET PAPER, DIAPERS, FEMININE PRODUCTS, DEPENDS, TOILETRIES, DETERGENT, SOAP, SHEETS, BLANKETS, QUILTS, TOWELS, TOOTHBRUSHES, TOOTHPASTE
These items can be placed in the provided laundry baskets at the back of the Sanctuary, along with new or gently used clothing.
We will be dropping off these items to the Clothes Closet on a weekly basis. There will also be flyers available for handy reference.
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•Oct 11: Rev. Jack Ford: "Won’t You Be My Neighbor?"
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•Oct 25: Rev Jack Ford: "The Pope and I"