warmclothes2From now through December 18, the Religious Education program and the Social Justice committee are collecting items to fight poverty in the Kalamazoo area, in coordination with the Religious Education’s Harry Potter curriculum.

The collection is in two parts: A warm clothing drive for Kalamazoo refugee families, and a toiletries drive for Ministry with Community. For the warm clothing drive, we are collecting:

  • new or gently used warm coats for all ages and sizes
  • scarves, hats, mittens, and gloves for all ages and sizes

For Ministry with Community, we are collecting:

  • deodorant (travel size)ministrywcomm
  • lotion (travel size)
  • shampoo (travel size)
  • conditioner (travel size)
  • soap (travel size)
  • feminine products
  • toothbrushes
  • lip balm
  • shaving cream
  • 2-bladed razors

Please help us in our fight! Place items in the appropriate container in the lower lobby of People’s Church through December 18.

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