- According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 12 out of 10,000 are homeless in Texas
- There are close to 4000 homeless in Houston
- Another 1,525 people in Harris County Jail reported that they had been homeless
- Number of homeless kids doubled in Houston in the recent past
This is the list of the items that we are requesting you to donate:
- Soap, Shampoo Deodorant
- New Socks
- Baby Wipes
- Sanitary Napkins
- Shaving Cream
- Wash Cloths
- Combs, Brushes
- Warm winter clothing and bedding (blankets, sheets, and sleeping bags)
- Jackets and Sweaters
We will create blessing bags using the donated items and distribute it the homeless people.
ECCLESIA BBQ Church
1100 Elder St.
Date: Jan 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Unique Opportunity to help the less fortunate!
DONATE | SERVE | PARTICIPATE
This is an exciting opportunity for us as a church to go out and make a difference in the lives of others. We have sign-up sheets for volunteers as well as clothing donations. A booth for sign up and donations is set up in the church lobby. Please come and join us in this endeavor. For any questions, please contact Mathew Joshua (Bobby), Geiby George, Joyce John, Rebekkah Stephen or Levin Charles.
Q: I would like to volunteer in January for distribution to the homeless
A: We would love to have you. Please contact the sign up desk in the lobby.
Q: Can I give cash?
A: We do accept cash and it will be used to buy essentials for the homeless.
Q: Should I pack a bag of toiletries, or can I bring any item?
A: We will pack them for you. You can several of the above items or just one item.
Q: What are the kind of clothes that I can donate?
A: The need is for Jackets, sweaters, hoodies, blankets, and also sleeping bags. New Socks, Knit gloves and caps are also in high demand due to the weather.