The Results are In!... Every year our firm comes together to help families in need during the holidays. This Thanksgiving we collected food for families in need during the month of November. Our firm put together three teams of eleven with the goal to collect 8 boxes each of items that will help families to prepare for the upcoming holidays. Each team truly outdid themselves!
Team 1 - Collected 11 Boxes for CityTeam
Cityteam Ministries, Chester - Cityteam's Pantry is a full-choice pantry, operating like a corner store. Guests have the opportunity to shop once a month, selecting from their choice of canned goods, breads, and meats. They load a grocery basket and even have a check out area! Cityteam also has a Holiday Outreach program because they realize that the holidays are an especially hard time for families struggling with poverty. They provide special holiday food boxes and with volunteers, are able to deliver these special holiday meals into the families' homes.
Team 2 - Collected 11 Boxes for Media Food Bank
Media Food Bank - The Media Food Bank serves 75-100 families each week who live in Media, Middletown, Rose Valley, Nether Providence, Upper Providence, Swarthmore, Brookhaven, Parkside, Aston, Birmingham, Concord and Chadds Ford. The Food Bank is open on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. and on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from 10 to 11 a.m.
Team 3 - Collected 18 Boxes for Saint Mark's
Saint Mark's Emergency Food Center in Broomall - Saint Mark's Church serves families and individuals in need from Edgmont, Haverford, Marple, Newtown, Radnor and Springfield Townships. They are open every Tuesday from 9 to 10:45 a.m. and the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (St. Mark's requests no beans or "ethnic" foods.