Love ought to show itself in deeds over and above words. ~St Ignatius de Loyola
Let us NOT love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth….1John 3:18.
Dear LOL families and friends,
We are only 10 days away from our first events!!!
Thank you, thank you, thank you, donors and volunteers!!! As of today, I have collected $860.00. We are still in need of volunteers and donors. Please forward my email to families and friends who would be interested in helping the poor. Below please find the schedule of events. Please contact me if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you very soon. Volunteers who want to serve at Sacred Heart Church, please let me know what date you want to serve so I can notify the organizer at the church.
I have heard back from some of you who had to beg off due to illness. Please let us pray for our LOL brothers, sisters and their families during this trying times. Let us support them through our thoughts and prayers.
Please share our blog to your families and friends and invite them to join us in serving the poor this Christmas Season.
2017 Christmas Feed the Homeless Events Schedule of Events:
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 3pm: Preparation of care bags at 809 S. Graybar Ave., West Covina CA 91790
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 7am: Final Preparation and Distribution in Downtown LA
Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 6:30pm: Dinner at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Covina.
344 Workman St, Covina, CA 91723
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 6:30pm: Dinner at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Covina. 344 Workman St, Covina, CA 91723
Friday, Dec 15, 2017: Breakfast at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Covina.
344 Workman St, Covina, CA 91723
(NO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, we will only provide the food).
We will be serving for ~1,000 people and these are our menus for this event:
**Sacred Heart Catholic Church (~175): (DINNER-Fried Chicken Dinner-with corn, mashed potato, coleslaw, dinner rolls and dessert)–need volunteers to serve. Please be at the church at 6pm.
**Sacred Heart Catholic Church (~175): (DINNER- Spaghetti with meatballs, mixed vegetable, dinner rolls and cake)–need volunteers to serve. Please be at the church at 6pm.
**Sacred Heart Catholic Church (~175): (BREAKFAST-pastries, cereals, fruits, coffee and juice). NO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, We are only providing the food.
**Downtown LA (~600): fried chicken, potato wedges, bottled water, fruit, honey buns, energy bars, chips and cookies.
Our roll-over funds from Easter was $1,933.61. As always, thank you Linda and Patti for planning and budgeting the meals that we lovingly prepare. For the dinner on December 14, Eden Rongavilla and family is donating this event.
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.
For those who want to donate in kinds, here is the list of items that you can donate 2 weeks before the events.
600 bottles of water
600 energy bars
600 bowl for the cereals
600 cups for the coffee
600 cups for the juice/punch
Here is my contact information:
809 S. Gaybar Ave
West Covina, CA 91790
Tel # 626-252-8044/ 626-384-1816
Once again, I pray and urge you to join our 2017 Feed the Homeless Christmas Events. Spread the word that LOL cares! Please forward this email to your families and friends who would be interested in feeding the homeless this Christmas. Let us celebrate His birth by feeding the poor.
If you have any ideas or suggestion/s, please share. Remember, SHARING IS CARING!!!! Hope to hear from you soon.
Thank you for your generosity.
Tony and Shirley