The Backpacks Have Been Packed!

The Olathe Public School Foundation, MLM and New Hope Food Pantry couldn’t be more thankful for your donations! Over 5,500 items and almost 400 pounds of food were donated to these ministry partners.

Thank you to those of you who braved the heat to deliver invitations to our neighbors, picked up the items our neighbors left out for us, donated items, setup for sorting; sorted, labeled, counted, packed and delivered donations!

 

Help Wanted!

Do you find yourself with time on your hands during the week and need someplace to serve, think about these opportunities with our mission partners:

Blessings Abound needs volunteers to help move furniture. Furniture moving equipment is used; safety 1st! Flexible schedule, no regular commitment. Contact Tony Whitter or the store for more information.

City Union Mission is in need of people to assist with stocking and distributing goods from their Community Assistance Store. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, click here to complete a volunteer application.

New Hope Food Pantry is looking for help packing up donations or assisting the clients as they shop for food. Contact New Hope for more information at (913) 782-0955.

TurnStyles is seeking volunteers interested in working as Cashiers, Greeters or Merchandisers at their store in Overland Park.

We’ve All Seen Them

Those ads for equipping your college’s student’s first apartment but you don’t have a college student…or your college student already has everything they need. Well, there are people who could use those items and you can still put your shopping skills to work. Last year, the MLM Christmas store served almost 1,000 families (3,000 – 4,000 individuals)  who were able to shop for their own families. Each family member receives a clothing or “gift” item and each family receives a blanket, a small kitchen appliance, a Bible, a container of home made cookies and a gift card for groceries. Look for the display in the lobby late October/early November, but you can start shopping now for MLM Christmas store’s most needed items.

Job Openings

Make sure that you check the web sites for our Mission Partners if you are looking for a job, oftentimes they are looking for dedicated, mature Christians for their organizations: City Union Mission