Support Deployed Troops

This year, St. Anastasia will be collecting items for our deployed military overseas.  This is the 8th year that this organization is collecting gift items to ship. Last year, they shipped 139 boxes, each weighing 40 pounds, to 11 military units in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, South Africa, Korea, Cuba and the military hospital in Germany.

We are asking for toothbrushes, dental floss, chap stick, Q-Tips, band aides, razors & shaving cream, individually wrapped hard candy and snack pack size trail mix.

Also, “typed letters or handwritten greeting cards from you to an American Hero is sure to light-up their face with a smile.  We would be happy to include your cards and letters with your gifts from home.  If you include your return address or email address on your mail or gift, you may receive a note of thanks from our troops and enjoy a new American friendship!”

We will start collecting for the first two weeks of Lent until March 18th.  Please drop off your items to the front office or the gathering space basket by the Ushers room.  Please contact Florence Parent with any questions.

 

Resurrection Home Clothing Drive

Saturday, Marchth  8am – 11:30am

Did you know that St. Anastasia has been providing clothing to Resurrection Home and the residents of Beattyville, Kentucky for over 40 years!  Did you see the CNN piece on Beattyville and how their residents live?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oq-vqvM4Ua0

 

Sr. Mary Kay and Charlene are asking for clean used clothing and small household items.  Your donations are sold for a nominal fee and many times given away for those that have nothing.  These donations truly raise the dignity and self-worth of Beattyville’s hurting families. The families regularly express how grateful they are to St. Anastasia for making it possible for them to provide clothing for their children and grandchildren.

THANK YOU very much for your help!

If anyone is willing to work at the clothing drive or transport clothes to Kentucky, please email Abby/Grace Bright @abby or call Greg Bright at (248) 396-7417.

 

Mom & Tot Group –

A group of Moms meet twice a month for fellowship, book club and service.  On Wednesday, March 1 we will have a Parish Nurse coming to speak with us.  We meet 9:30am-10:45am in the Social Hall.

We have a few topics:

-Growth and development: the milestones health care professionals look for at each age from about 1-5yrs old

-Nutrition: Tips for picky eaters (should be a quick topic)

-First Aid: bleeding, cuts and lacerations as you mentioned, and any other important first aid/injury advice

You are welcome to come with your child, grandchild or on your own if your child is in preschool.

Other meeting dates:  3/15, 3/22, 4/5/17

If you would like to be on the email list or have questions please contact gro.a1487630029isats1487630029anats1487630029@name1487630029suohk1487630029

Easter Food Basket Service Project

This year again we will make 40 food baskets for local families in need during Lent.  With a basket of non perishable food we would LOVE to include a $25 grocery card to Kroger or Meijer.  Can you please help me round out their meal so they can buy a Ham or Meat for their dinner?

Please turn the gift cards into the front office Attn: Kim Houseman/Easter Baskets.

Peace and goodness to you.

Please Support our Food Pantry!

Ingram’s Candies, LLC. Is offering special:

Purchase your sweets for Valentine’s Day for you (or your sweetie) on Monday, Feb. 13 and Ingram’s will make a *sweet* donation of 15% to Troy People Concerned food pantry!

Offer good ONLY on Monday, Feb. 13th – please bring this flier with you at time of purchase.

Troy People Concerned is a service organization supporting Troy residents in times of need with assistance, food, resources and referrals.