Here are some M & SC opportunities :
- Save the date-SICM annual Crop Walk is on Sunday, May 5 at the Emmanuel Friedens Church. Consider joining our youth group in this event to combat hunger in our community or make a donation to further the cause. Additionally, there will be a “Fill the Food Van” canned or boxed food drive to provide needed supplies to the SICM food pantry. These items can be collected in Fellowship Hall and delivered by our walkers. FYI-The Food Pantry’s total meal distribution in March 2019 was 60,885 meals, a significant increase over March 2018’s distribution of 26,955 meals. Food insecurity continues to grow and more families need help.
- The First Reformed Church of Schenectady is collecting used pill bottles as part of the Matthew 25: Ministries program. There is a flyer and box for donations by the Mission bulletin board in the Education Building. Bottles deadline is May 19th.
- Save the date: SICM summer lunch dates are July 29-August 2. More info to follow.
- The Salvation Army is hosting a “Spud Night” to benefit Youth Programs. Load up the Largest Baked Potatoes You Have Ever Seen! The event is on May 16th from 4:30-7:30 pm at the River Stone Manor located at 1437 Amsterdam Road, Scotia, NY. Music & Fun for Everyone-Dine Along the Mohawk River! Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the Door or Call 518-346-0222.