Your donation can make a difference in the life of an elderly person. Your donation helps provide much-needed groceries. A donation of $100 sponsors an elderly individual for one year. You can donate to our mission by mail or through Georgia Give by clicking here to make a donation.
We need individuals to help at the site; help with home deliveries; sewing shopping bags; clerical assistance.
Sponsoring a Food Drive
Individuals/groups who will facilitate collection of non-perishable food items. This can be done any time during the year, as the need is always present.
Gifts In Honor or In Memory Of
Donations may be made in Honor or in Memory of individuals. A card will be mailed to both individual/family and donor acknowledging donation.
Drives For Non-Food Items
Collection of paper towels, toilet paper, boxed tissues, napkins, deodorants, bath soap, shampoos, conditioners, nail files, brushes, comb sets, etc.
Clerical And Fundraising Assistance
Office help (typing, computer, etc.), help in gathering information for fund-raising, researching for available community and grant sources and opportunities to raise funds.
Change For Seniors
An ongoing effort, in which a group collects loose change at weekly or monthly meetings and sends the donations to Brown Bag. This is a good way to donate for those who may not have much to spare. Together Many Can Help! An excellent children, youth, or class project.
Volunteering The Use Of Trucks
For pickup and delivery of food items on Loading Days, the Thursday before distribution week, 8am – 9am. Call 706-323-8306 or 706-689-3139 if you have an available vehicle.
A luncheon is provided for our members (recipients). Help is needed with sponsoring the meal, and/or preparing the meal and serving it. Door prizes are needed that will be given out during this event. Prizes can be cakes, toiletry items (full sized) to fill gift bags, or any other items that individuals would like to donate for this. Christmas-themed entertainment is also needed; entertainment can be singing, instrumental, drama, etc. The activity runs 2 hours, the first week in December.
Sharing of Information
We need individuals who will tell others about our ministry; especially those whom they think have a heart for the elderly. Over 12,000 elderly are living thousands of dollars below the poverty level and in need of assistance.
Phone: 706-596-8581 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: PO Box 4828, Columbus, Ga 31914 Physical Address: 1342 17th Street, Columbus, Ga 31901 (directly behind Eastern Heights Baptist Church)