Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the community of members at Hope Church Brisbane across all services, Winter Warmers 2018 was a wonderful success. We truly believe that your giving has blessed so over 100 families in our community in the most practical way.
We are so grateful for a very generous church congregation this year, we have seen a huge increased in engagement from all services. A special shout out to all 12 volunteers from EW1 for spending more than 2 hours helping with sorting out the items. To all those who generously gave their time and resources to make our 2018 Winter Warmers successful – we say a heartiest thank you!
Through your giving, over 720 items were collected along with $1260 cash and gift cards donation which made up to more than double the number of donations received versus the previous year. These include:
- 455 clothing items.
- 169 non-perishable food items.
- 49 bedding items.
- 8 toiletries items & 6 pairs of shoes.
- Some other donation items such as heaters, kid toys and hot water bottles.
All the donated items will be distributed to Inala Youth Service Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP), Inala Community House and Romero Centre Refugee. We trust that what you have sown will bring great impact into the lives of many people in needs in our community, such as young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness as well as refugees and asylum seekers.
Once again, thank you for your overwhelming generosity and support.