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Serve Day this Weekend!

October 02, 2009|By Jon Batarse

 This Saturday, October 3, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church will hold their 3rd Serve Day, with community service projects happening on campus and around the Newport Beach/Costa Mesa community. 

Between 400-600 people will reach out to together to the community through the following projects:

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Visit the residents of Vintage Newport Senior Living

Engage with the residents of this assisted-living community and entertain them with karaoke.

Help Teen Challenge throw a community block party

Work alongside our ministry partners at Teen Challenge as they throw a block party for kids in their Santa Ana neighborhood. Volunteers are needed to help with face painting, make balloon animals, run prize booths, provide haircuts, and organize donated clothing and food items.

Build awareness of human trafficking

An educational seminar and training dealing with human trafficking will take place on the St. Andrew’s campus. After the training, groups will be going to locations around the community to deliver educational packets and talk with local business owners about indications of human trafficking. Must be 18 and over to participate in the off-campus portion of the project.

 

Assist with donations at the Orange County Rescue Mission’s Village of Hope

Help organize the warehouse/donation collection center by sorting and packing food and clothing.

 

Visit the Charlie Street men’s recovery facility

Deliver cookies and chat with the men who are beginning their journey to recovery at the Charle Street facility in Costa Mesa.

Pick up trash in our neighborhoods

Demonstrate good stewardship by picking up trash at various sites in our community.

 

Assemble hygiene kits

Assemble kits containing much-needed personal items including shampoo, toothbrush, deodorant and hand lotion. Thee finished kits will be distributed to Heritage House and other ministry partners.

Knit and crochet

Knit and crochet items for children in need.

Make a blanket

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