March 28, 2010

Fundraising Opportunity

Grace–Street Ministry has been invited to take part in the 2010 Feinstein Challenge. Alan Feinstein of Rhode Island has, for 13 consecutive years, divided $1million annually among agencies who have addressed hunger and the needs of the poor. From March 1 to April 30 ANY donation to Grace-Street Ministry will be added to by Alan Feinstein.

This is a wonderful opportunity to enrich your donation and help those who have severe challenges. Join the Feinstein Challenge and Grace–Street Ministry, donate any amount to Grace-Street Ministry, PO Box 7967, Portland, ME 04112, today.

Ways to Help

Many times, Pastor Mair is asked "How can I help?" after she speaks at a church, or other community event.  Here's a list of things folks can contribute:

  • Dunkin Donuts Gift Cards (at least $4 per card)
  • Subway Gift Cards
  • Prepaid Cell phone cards
  • Back packs
  • Clothing: Socks, Packages of underwear (see season lists, below)
  • Personal Hygiene items: Small soaps, lotions, shampoos, Deodorant
  • One can also volunteer to walk with Pastor Mair or be an occasional  shopper or help with transportation as needed

  • Water bottles
  • Tarps
  • Lightweight rain ponchos
  • Tee shirts
  • Hooded sweat shirts
  • Sneakers (new)

  • Gloves (no mittens, please)
  • Coats (especially XL-4X)
  • Boots (new or slightly used)
  • Chap sticks
  • Warm socks