Events

      FALL  EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE!

September 10:   Donna speaking to Ladies Ministry @ 10:30am, St. James The Fisherman

September 13:  Women Pastor's Breakfast @ 9am Liberty Tabernacle, 380 Gray Bridge Rd., Shallotte   (Seeking Him and Serving Others) 

September 20:  'Day of Hope' - 11 a.m. to 2p.m. hosted by Shepard Assembly Church, 6720 Old Shallotte Rd., Ocean Isle Beach.  (This event is designed to bring awareness of homelessness in Brunswick County)

September 24:  Harvesting Hope for Our Heros  
                         Wednesday, September 24, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
                         Alliance Behavioral Healthcare
                         711 Executive Place, Conference Room 124, Fayetteville

 October:

October 3:  Diaper Program @ Liberty Tabernacle , 380 Gray Bridge Rd., Shallotte "Free Diapers", clothing items for newborn - 4T, from 10am-11am for single, unwed mothers and those in need.  Contact Ms. Lynda Marlowe @ 880-5517

October 26:  County-wide Diaper Drive - Many needy children, parents and grandparents need your help. We are asking everyone to set a bin out at their church on this Sunday to collect diapers size newborn-5.  We pray you will consider helping us make the next change possible.  For more information contact: Pat Sturgis @ 253-0899 or Donna @ 713-3337. 


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Listen, Listen ~ Love, Love!  
Kairos Outside of Eastern N.C.
REUNION
October 4th, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Aversboro Road Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall)
1600, Aversboro Rd, Garner NC 27529
(for those that minister to prisoners families)
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October 10:                                      Faith & Health Summit

Friday, October 10   Time:  9:30am-3pm -Registration 8:30am

Ardmore Baptist Church, 501 Miller Street, Winston-Salem

   The Council’s 2014 Faith and Health Summit – co-sponsored by Wake Forest University’s Food, Faith and Religious Leadership Initiative – promises to be an exciting day of information gathering, networking and discipleship.  You will learn vital skills for  your own congregation, the community and those living on the streets.   Special guests include esteemed faculty from the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Dr. Jill Crainshaw and Dr. Gary Gunderson, and the President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, along with others. 

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  October 14:  Resource Fair for the Needy  - 9am to 4pm Resource Fair at Sacred Heart Catholic Church  5269 Dosher Cut Off SE, Southport, NC  for more INFO. Call 910-457-6173.        FREE FLU SHOTS from 10am- 12noon by New Hope Clinic  2pm - 4pm by Walgreens. A light lunch and refreshments will be served.This is an opportunity for those struggling in poverty to seek out resources.  25 ministries/agencies will be present. 

October 18:  Community Day of Giving- 11am-4pm Block Party with music, give-aways, food & drinks, cotton candy, sno-cones....ALL FREE!  Hosted @ Lincoln Elementary School, 1664 Lincoln Rd., Leland, NC
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November:

November 7:  Diaper distribution at Liberty Tabernacle from 10am-11am.  

November 12-14:  In-Prison Events scheduled for the holidays 


November 16-22:  National Hunger & Homeless Week-Raise Awareness

This Fall 2014, in observance of Hunger and Homeless week, we will be creating a 7 Ways in 7 Days campaign to raise awareness to the issue of homelessness, generate support from community members and advocate on behalf of the clients we serve each year.
Our 7 Ways in 7 Days campaign will take place during the entire week of November 16-22. Community members will have the opportunity to take specific actions each day during the week that will support the mission of Streetreach and demonstrate their commitment in the fight to end homelessness. We are calling the community to take action in 7 ways:
  1. Learn about the invisible problem of homelessness in Brunswick County by looking on our website (www.bcstreetreach.org)
  2. Give us 7 suggestions as to ways to help prevent homelessness. 
  3. For 7 straight days, give up something and donate those funds to the homeless. 
  4. For 7 days Collect $5 McDonald's, Taco Bell or Subway cards and place in a Thanksgiving Card for those on the streets.
  5. For 7 days collect sleeping bags for those living on the streets.
  6. For 7 days Volunteer at one of the local food pantries.
  7. For 7 straight days pray for the hungry and homeless among us. 
Sunday, November 23:  Distribution date for Thanksgiving Baskets 
  This Thanksgiving let those of us who have much and those who have little gather at the welcome table of the Lord. At this blessed feast, may rich and poor alike remember that we are called to serve one another and to walk together in God’s gracious world. With thankful hearts we praise our God who like a loving parent denies us no good thing.

Today and every day, it pleases God for us to sit as brothers and sisters as we share the bounty of the earth and the grace God has placed in each blessed soul. For this we all give thanks and praise to our loving and gracious God.
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 December:       

ANGEL  TREE  CHRISTMAS:      Every year we organize a festive holiday celebration for families of inmates, children that are homeless  or at-risk of homelessness, providing a much-needed respite from the daily challenges of poverty in some of our counties most disadvantaged neighborhood
Pulling off a party of this size is no small feat. It takes the hard work and dedication of many volunteers, sponsors, and donors to make the magic happen. You can get involved by:
  • Coordinating a Toy Drive in your office, neighborhood, or place of worship. We need hundreds of new, unwrapped new toys for children ages infant to 17. We'll wrap them and deliver them!
  • Becoming a sponsor. Are you a business who would like to sponsor the holiday party with either an outright monetary donation or an appropriate gift in kind? 
  • Gift Cards of any amount are always needed for the poor children to purchase needed shoes and clothing items for school.
  • Dropping off a NEW bicycle for a needy kid at Building Hope Ministries, 1009 Hewett Rd., Supply. 
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    Volunteers prepare food bags & serve 'hot' meals each week across several counties
"The Master's Table" & "Shepard's Table" -  Fridays @ 5-6:00pm - Feed the needy / homeless at Sharon UMC & Little River Methodist, SC

Volunteers are always welcome to prepare, serve, and assist at site. Call Donna @ 842-2711 if your church or ministry would like to donate a meal or sponsor a meal ($100) for the less fortunate in our community. 
  •  Each week Garry & The Street Team distributes lunch bags & cases of bottled waters  to the homeless living in the desolate areas of the county. 
  • 724 bagged lunches distributed last year  (2013)  - Many "Thanks" to the ladies of Ocean Ridge, Winding River, and Building Hope for providing.
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HELP FOR THOSE THAT SERVED US!

Street Team is currently collecting items for the homeless Vets across the Tri-County area
(new sleeping bags, $5 food restaurant cards, new backpacks) 


October 11...Dinner in the Park for those that served us! 
Baked ham, sweet potatoes, green beans, rolls
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Street Watch -  Photos

Local veterans with post traumatic stress and also many with mental issues wide up  homeless in our county. Streetreach offers them friendship, wellness checks, tangible clothing items and Streetreach also distributes food packages & bottled waters for them to wash with, cook with and drink year round.   We are making every attempt to get them off the streets and into housing. (Southport / Ash area)
                           
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