Food for the Coast

Mobile Loaves & Fishes need volunteers, donations for coastal aid

Local homeless charity Mobile Loaves & Fishes is looking for volunteers and contribution for a relief trip they are planning to the Gulf Coast to help people hit by Hurricane Ike who are currently without food or water.

The charity needs donations, plus cases of bottled water, gently used clean ice chests, and toiletries, but what they really need is volunteers. They need a dozen people to help run the food and logistics trucks (they stress this is not an overnight trip or a sleep-over), plus extra people to make food.

Volunteers should meet at the St. John Neumann Commissary, 903 South Capital of Texas Highway, at 2pm, Sunday, Sept. 14. See below for full press release.

Mobile Loaves & Fishes is planning a relief trip into the Hurricane Ike impact area of the Texas Gulf Coast. We are leaving Monday morning September 15 at 9:00 AM from the St. John Neumann Commissary. We need your help! Here's how:

We need financial resources. These trips cost thousands of dollars (food, fuel, supplies etc). Donate at www.mlfnow.org.

Volunteers to travel with us on this trip. This will NOT be an overnight trip. We need about a dozen people to man the two food trucks and one logistics vehicle we plan to take. We need Make Ready volunteers to prepare the food and load the inventory on the trucks. There are opportunities both on Sunday and on Monday morning.

VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Sunday, September 14, ( St. John Neumann Commissary, (903 South Capital of Texas Highway) 2:00 PM

What you can bring:
Cases of bottled water
Gently used clean ice chests (you will never see them again)
Toiletries

The government and first reponders to Hurricane Ike have done an excellent job in these first few hours. Now its time for Mobile Loave & Fishes to do what we do best … to serve those in need with dignity and compassion. We can not do this without you. You are the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves & fishes. www.mlfnow.org or contact Alan Graham, president/CEO of MLF, at [email protected].

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