Community Relations Update
Submitted by Mary Kay Boell RN
I want to give a big thank you and a shout out to our chapter members! Thank you for your financial donations and time given to the organizations our chapter supports. Here is the latest contributions update for community relations:
September – We collected
$291.00 for Second Harvest Heartland. Our donation was matched by Excel Energy creating a $582.00 donation that will feed many families in our communities.
October – We collected for Feed My Starving Children. We collected $125.00. As many of you are aware, it is an organization that turns hunger into hope for malnourished children throughout the world. Thank you for your financial support and volunteer hours spent at FMSC packing sites. Groups attended two locations: Coon Rapids and Eagan.
November – Our donation’s supported the Marine Toys for Tots program. We collected 35 toys. Thank you for helping less fortunate children enjoy a little Christmas Joy.
December – We collected monetary and food donations for The Ronald McDonald house.The monetary donation of $201.00 is much appreciated. The cash donation will help to stock the pantry. We will be serving lunch at RMH, cook for kids program after the February 10th meeting.
February – At the February meeting our monetary collection will support The American Heart Association.
March – Our donations will go to Dakota Woodlands, a transitional housing for woman and children in Dakota County.
May – Our last chapter meeting of the year, donations will be collected for Mobile Lunch Box. The Mobile Lunch Box program is operated by Open Door Pantry in Eagan. It serves summer lunch boxes and provides some activities to school age children in need in Dakota County.
It is never too late to become involved with Community Relations. Ideas and suggestions are always welcomed![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_wp_custommenu nav_menu=”11″][/vc_column][/vc_row]