Don’t forget Share the Spirit Spaghetti Feed
The annual Share the Spirit Spaghetti Feed Tuesday begins at 11 a.m., a chance to contribute to good karma for neighbors down on their luck, time to socialize and time to help out.
Volunteers are still needed for the Share the Spirit Annual Spaghetti Feed on Tuesday at the Homer Elks Lodge.
Santa’s elves start early, at 7 a.m., Tuesday getting ready for preparing hundreds of plates of spaghetti with salads, bread and cookies. You can dine at the Elks Lodge on Jenny Way for lunch or dinner that day. Or you can order for a delivery or pick-up. To order before the Tuesday, Dec. 11, call 235-7466 or on the Spaghetti Feed day, BEFORE 11 a.m. call 235-2127.
The entertainment at lunch and dinner includes carols by the Homer High School Choir, many surprise raffles and door prizes, fun for all. Come join us and help fund the Holiday Food Basket program to help our needy neighbors.
The cost is $10 per person.
The program literally reaches hundreds of people. The annual Share the Spirit Program has now entered its 20th year of service in Homer. The year 2011 saw the greatest need in the history of Share the Spirit. The program was able to assist 224 households, that is 61 more than ever before. Of those, 100 requested only Food and 31 were “Adopted”, leaving 93 that asked for Food as well as Gifts for their children. Some 667 individuals where assisted, of which 267 were children under the age of 18 and of that number 54 where under the age of 3. Included in the number of households (those with children in them) 54 where headed by single moms and 10 more by single dads.
There is still time to apply for Adopt a Family and the Share the Spirit Baskets. Call 235-7466 line for more information, or pick up applications at any service agency, such as WIC, Food Pantry, your local church or the Salvation Army. The deadline to drop off applications is Dec. 14. Don’t forget the Gift Trees containing ornaments with children’s gift wishes at all three local banks, the Gear Shed, Ulmer’s and Safeway. And food donation bins are posted at the grocery stores to receive canned and packaged goods.
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on Dec 6th, 2012 and filed under Headline News
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