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June 1, 2020

Covid-19 Community Outreach

Choose from the following ways to help our community during this time of crisis.
1. Food Pantry Drop-Off – Non-perishable items are in great need.

United Ministries – 606 Pendleton Street, Greenville, SC from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Monday-Friday. Please leave your name, address, and phone number so that donations can be acknowledged. Please call 864-232- 6463 so staff members will know.
Triune Mercy Center – Drop off’s can be made Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM, Saturday 9 am -noon, Sunday 10:00 AM to noon at 222 Rutherford Street.
Samaritan House – Drop off’s can be made at the Tan House on our Trinity Campus Tuesday-Thursday from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Harvest Hope – Drop off’s can be made Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM at 2818 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29611

2. Notes of Encouragement – Our spring Kairos Prison Ministry weekends were canceled due to Coronavirus. Please consider writing several notes of encouragement to the men and women incarcerated at Leath and Perry. Drop your notes at BSUMC on Tuesdays from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Call the church to let us know you’re coming. 864-232-7341.
Guidelines: Click here for an example and helpful hints
a) No glitter or stickers
b) Sign only with your first name & hand-written please!
c) Do not seal the envelopes

3. BSUMC Crisis Ministry is partnering with Triune Mercy Center and United Ministries to provide short term housing to individuals and families who have suffered job loss and housing loss due to Covid-19. Please donate to Crisis Ministry through Realm or directly to Triune or United Ministries to help.

4. Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) Families – With Churches shut down, the IHN families are sheltering in motels. This is a significant weekly expense for United Ministries. To donate to this effort, please contact kpreuss@united-ministries.org. They are also in need of gift cards for grocery stores and toilet paper and cleaning supplies.

5. Help Seniors – Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to call homebound seniors on days food is not delivered. MOW is participating in an Emergency Senior Nutrition Program the next 4 weeks. Please contact Catriona Carlisle at 864-304-6097 or ccarlisle@mowgvl.org for more information.

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