Happy Thanksgiving – one week to go!!!

Love ought to show itself in deeds over and above words. St Ignatius Loyola

Hello LOL families and friends!!!!

Happy Thanksgiving! I wish you all a safe and happy holidays!!! Let us all remember to thank our Lord for all the graces and blessings He has given us. To our families, friends, bosses, colleagues, pets and everyone we encounter in our lives, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, and THANK YOU!!!

I would like to express my deepest gratitude to all LOL members, old and new for making our mission possible. Your generosity enabled us to serve our Lord through our less fortunate brethren. What a true blessing indeed!!!

We are just 8 days away to our 2 main events. I received some inspiring emails from people who came across our blog as they were googling for charity events in our area!!! I am so ever grateful to my sister in law, Baby for creating our blog!!! She made it possible for us to spread and share our mission to care for the poor. I hope our new friends can join us and feel the presence of the Lord in what we do.

I urge you all to express your gratitude and share the blessings to our least fortunate brethren.

This is our birthday and Christmas gift to the Infant Jesus!

I’m so looking forward to seeing you all again and meeting new friends..

Here is the schedule of events for this year: please save the dates in your calendar. We need you!!!

Friday, Dec 4, 2015 at 3pm: Preparation of care bags (contact us for venue)

Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 at 7am: Final Preparation and Distribution in Downtown LA

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 6:00pm: St Christopher Church (629 S Glendora Ave., West Covina, CA 91790)

We will be serving 1000 homeless for this event!!! That is 200 people more than last Easter.

Downtown LA (850): fried chicken, potato wedges, bottled water, fruit, honey buns, energy bars, chips and cookies.

St Christopher (150): Meatball with Noodles; Steam Veggie/corn and cake for dessert.

 In order for us to have the resources and ability to continue with our mission for both Easter and Christmas, your participation is greatly desired. Please contact me if you wish to participate in any way with our mission. As of today, in addition to our roll over funds from Easter, I have received cash donations, 1000 bottled water, 850 packs of cookies from families and friends. To all the donors, THANK YOU for your generosity! I am still waiting for volunteers to bake 175 cupcakes for the dessert that we will serve at St Christopher on December 11. Please bake for the homeless.

We may have this food to give but we need volunteers to prepare, drive and deliver, please sign up.We urgently need volunteers.

Here are the items we need for these 2 events:

850 apples

850 chips

850 energy bars

850 mini chocolate bars

850 honey buns

1700 fried chicken

1700 potato wedges

175 cupcakes for the dinner at St Christopher (please bake for the homeless!)

If you have any question, suggestion, please contact me using our contact us page.  

or you may call Tel #626-384-1816

Email:miradorshirley@gmail.com

I am forever inspired to go on doing this because there are so many of you willing to partake in this great mission. Thank you for your generosity and love for the poor.

Once again, I pray and urge you to join-in our Christmas Events. Please forward this email to your friends and family who would be interested in feeding the homeless this Christmas. Let us celebrate His birth through our homeless brethren. Let us continue to show our kindness to the poor.

If you have any ideas or suggestion/s, please share. Remember, SHARING IS CARING!!!! Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you. Best regards from Tony and Kiko.

God bless and love to all,

Shirley

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