S.O.S. Teams

Sep 28, 2010  |     |   General

Open Door Mission continues to be blessed by the efforts of so many wonderful volunteers. I know I have said it a thousand times, but we really could not do it without you! Even as we celebrate our abundance of blessings in the volunteer department, our need for help continues to grow. Our greatest area of need right now is for help in our Timberlake Outreach Center. We call them SOS (Sort, Organize, and Shelf) teams. Our SOS teams may not be doing the most glamorous work, but their efforts are felt and appreciated by the thousands of struggling families who depend on this facility to help them from having too much month at the end of their money.

Shoppers at the Timberlake Outreach Center supplement their income by shopping at no charge for clothing, house wares, books, toys, and even furniture and appliances that have been generously donated. We are thrilled to report that those donations continue to come in, and while we work every day to get those items on the shelves, we have an increasing challenge to keep up. SOS teams come to our rescue by digging into those donations, sorting them, and getting them on the floor. We have a number of church and community groups as well, as families and groups of neighbors, who come in for a couple hours each month to help in the Timberlake Outreach Center, and they have a lot of fun.

So as I say Thank You to all those are helping already, I also say Help! Please consider a gift of your time and talents helping us stock and organize the Timberlake Outreach Center. We really do need you!

It continues to be my honor and great pleasure to work with our caring volunteers.

Cris Morris
Volunteer & Partner Director

Make a difference in the lives of others by donating your gently used clothing, furniture and household items. Donations can be dropped off at our receiving area now located on the east side of the Timberlake Outreach Center, 2107 E Locust St
• Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Interested in hosting a drive for new items? Contact Maggie here

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