ECU is Represented at the Shelter

ECU is Represented at the Shelter
The operation of the Shelter depends on Volunteers and ECU is very well represented at the Shelter by so many students that want to come and give their time providing service.  The effort of Volunteers at the Shelter is priceless!  We could never put a price-tag on it and, thank goodness, we don't have to. Last week we had students from the ECU School of Dental Medicine (first picture) and the ...
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ECU Students providing enrichment to our younger residents

Did you know that we have families with children that are residents at the Shelter? Because of that, we are so pleased to have a group of caring ECU students that come weekly to provide after-school enrichment programs and homework help.  They come to share their caring hearts and lend some support for the children with help on school work and projects.  We are grateful for their service and the t...
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Students Celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Service

To celebrate Catholic Schools Week, the 8th grade students from Saint Peter's Catholic School came to the Shelter as part of the call to service.  They provided help in the Community Clothes Closet and in the Donation Collection Center.  This was one of many service projects the students participated in, including Packs 4 Patriots, volunteering at the Food Bank, and Third Street Academy. Volunt...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
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In honor of the MLK Day of Service, the ECU Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement came to help at the Shelter.  We found plenty of work for the 3 groups that came including; unloading the 2nd truck full of containers from the Baptist Womens' Conference, sorting and organizing the items in those containers, along with working in the Community Clothes Closet.  Dr. King believed in service to th...
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FedEx Packs & Delivers for the Shelter

FedEx Packs & Delivers for the Shelter
Thank you to the Greenville employees of FedEx for packing brown bag lunches for the Residents at the Shelter.  Due to the kindness of our volunteers, there is always a breakfast and a dinner at the Shelter, but we don't always have lunches to send with them when they leave in the morning so this was a wonderful and welcomed donation. If you or your group that would like to donate bag lunches f...
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A Sweet Relief

A Sweet Relief
This sweet lady, Ms. Catherine, made brownies for all the Residents to enjoy with their meal provided by Peace Presbyterian Church last Friday.  Members of Peace Presbyterian Church have been preparing and serving meals at the Shelter on the 3rd Friday of the month for over 12 years.  Thank you so much Ms. Catherine and Peace Presbyterian Church for sharing your brownies, meals and love to the She...
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ECU Basketball Team Up at the Shelter

ECU Basketball Team Up at the Shelter
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The ECU Women's Basketball came in to help out at the Shelter and their timing and teamwork was perfect.  The Shelter had just received a very large donation of items from the Women's Baptist Home and Foreign Missionary Convention only days before the team showed up. Working together, just like on the court, they came together and moved, organized and the items for us.  Thank you so very much t...
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January Volunteer of the Month

January Volunteer of the Month
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Our January Volunteer of the Month is Maggie Keehner.   Maggie has served in the Respite Quarters since it was opened.  She is there every Tuesday, sometimes staying all day to fill in when there is a shortage of volunteers.    Maggie is a kind and caring volunteer who always go the extra mile when taking care of the residents in the Respite Quarters.  Thank you so much Maggie.  
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A Big Thank You To……..

A Big Thank You To……..
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We would like to send a huge thank you to Mrs. Elizabeth S. Marrow and Minister Tracey Ross, M.Div. with the Women's Baptist Home and Foreign Missionary Convention of North Carolina . They held a Convention on Saturday, January 11, 2020, and each member from the churches that attended donated everything that is listed on our wish list. Thank you to all that participated in this wonderful blessing....
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