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Feed the Need!

On Saturday, June 24 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM St. Simon's Church will sponsor a FEED THE NEED food packing at the Gregg Chapel Life Center, 15 Carson St., Ft. Walton Beach. https://feedtheneed.life/

The goal of the event is to package 100,000 meals to distribute to Okaloosa County food pantries. We are inviting you to join us and to bring your family and friends to an unforgettable festive, hands-on opportunity to roll up your shirt sleeves and feed the hungry families and their children in our area.

Children and adults of all ages will participate in assembling meals of Instant Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal, Macaroni and Cheese Dinner (made with real cheese), and Pasta with Italian Basil Tomato Sauce. The meals are packaged, sealed, and distributed to local food pantries that have been selected through an application process. Spending just a few hours to help feed the hungry can be a life changing events for people of every age – Please join us.

You can sign up for the event online at https://feedtheneed.life/ or by calling Deacon Clelia at St. Simon’s, 561-271-2890. Donations of $30 per person, payable to St. Simon’s/Feed the Need, are being requested to pay for product expenses. All donations are tax-deductible.

The Bondeau Project

Bondeau Haiti is three hours southwest of Port Au Prince – It is one of the poorest areas in rural Haiti. In 2010 the Bondeau Project identified this community as a place to grow the Kingdom of God. Together with community residents, the Bondeau Project has worked to bring education, healthcare, solar power, and clean water to over 2,000 men, women, and children.

he Rev. Clelia Garrity, deacon at St. Simon’s on the Sound and Jennifer Knight, ARNP-CP, wife of The Rev. David Knight, rector of St. Simon’s, are coordinators of the Bondeau Project medical mission team. They are busy organizing the August 21-25 medical mission to Bondeau. Together with Haitian medical personnel, the team intends to treat over 400 women and children in a brief three-day period.

Deacon Clelia and Jennifer need your support.

They need: Tylenol & Ibuprophen (lots and lots of it); Tums (more than you can imagine); Children’s cold medicine (enough for many sick children); and Pre-natal Vitamins (enough for many pregnant moms)

Contributions can be dropped off at St. Simon’s on the Sound and left in the main office. Or, if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please make your check payable to: St. Simon’s on the Sound, with Bondeau Project in the memo line. If you have questions, please contact Deacon Clelia at 561-271-2890/garritycpg@gmail.com

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