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  • Homeless Ministry

    The Homeless Ministry is looking for volunteers to be the lead cook once every three months, to determine the menu, and to guide the kitchen prep volunteers. If you are interested in serving or want more information, please contact Roy Cherne at 440.286.9391.

     

  • Event

    Baby Item Collection

    Location: Lower Level Commons
    Start Time: Sun 12, Aug. 2012, 8:30 a.m.
    End Time: Sun 19, Aug. 2012, 8:30 p.m.

    On Sunday August 12th and 19th, we will be collecting gently used baby clothes, blankets, toys, swings, highchairs, strollers, and infant care items (0-12 months) for Laura's Home and Alternaterm.  Please bring your donations to the lower level of the Commons.

  • Clothing Drive for The City Mission

    Donate your gently used clothing for The City Mission homeless shelters on Feb. 12 and 19 in the Lower Level Commons. Clean men’s, women’s and children’s clothing will be accepted.

  • Essentials Clothing Drive

    The City Mission is in need of men's and women's deoderant, socks, and underwear for their Crossroads and Laura's Home shelters.  On Sundays October 9th and 16th we will be collecting these items in the Lower Level Commons to bless them with.  New items only please.

  • Informational Meeting

    Interested in serving in the Homeless ministry?  Please join us for an informational meeting at Laura’s Home (of the City Mission) on Tuesday August 2nd at 6:30pm to learn more about this opportunity. 

  • Operation Hope Totes

    What's a Hope Tote?

    Hope Totes are...

    bags of personal care items collected to create hygiene kits for infants, children, and adults and are distributed by The City Mission to the homeless and those in need throughout the year

    Hope Totes include...

    Fill your Hope Tote with any of the following items:

    deodorant

    shampoo and conditioner

    toothbrush and toothpaste

    mouthwash (alcohol-free)

    soap

    hand or body lotion

    disposable razors

    shaving cream

    baby items (disposable diapers, wipes, etc.)

    new underwear and socks

    women's hygiene products

    And...

    Please donate only new, unopened, full-size items.  Donations of individual items will also be accepted.

     

    How Can I Help?

    Pick Up Hope Totes

    Hope Totes purple bags will be available in the hallway in front of the Fellowship Hall during the month of May.

    Prepare Hope Totes

    Collect the itmes for your tote and drop them off in the Lower Level of the Commons on Sunday May 22nd or Sunday May 29th.

    Collect Hope Totes

    Volunteers are needed to help accept donations throughout the collection Sundays.  If you are willing to help in between services, please contact Dan Krieger at dankrieger@gmail.com.  Volunteers are also needed to load the truck before evening serivce on Sunday May 29th.

  • Winter Clothing Drive

    Sundays January 9th and 16th, we will be collecting new or gently used (in good condition) men's, women's, and children's winter clothing to donate to the City Mission shelters.  Please bring your donations to the lower level of the Commons.

  • Homeless Meals

    Monthly Meals @ the City Mission
    Once a month, our team cooks the meal here at Parkside Church then transports and serves the meal at both of the CityMission shelters - Laura's Home, a women and children's shelter and Crossroads, a men's shelter. This meal provides an opportunity to build relationships and share the hope of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We prepare and serve meals the fourth Thursday of every month.  To be a part of preparing or serving meals, email Rachel at rpeteya@parksidechurch.com.

  • Event

    Clothing Drive for Business Attire

    Location: Lower Level Commons
    Start Time: Sun 16, May 2010, 8 a.m.
    End Time: Sun 23, May 2010, 8 p.m.

    Parkside will be collecting business and business casual clothing for the City Mission on Sundays May 16th and May 23rd.

  • Winter Clothing Drive 1

    We’ll be holding a clothing drive on Jan. 24 and 31 to collect winter coats, socks and new underwear for the homeless. Please bring these crucial items to the Lower Level Commons on those days.