Summary: 64 Requests for assistance over first three months 2017 (Compared with 46 same period 2016):
Beacon’s pantry is in need – Longlife milk (full cream- 1 litre cartons) Pasta Sauce, tinned meats, tinned fish, tinned vegetables, breakfast cereals, (medium or small boxes) tea bags, drinking chocolate (small tins) jellies, sauces, jams, vegemite. Shampoos and Conditioners, Laundry detergent –small boxes/bags approx. 1kg.
Thankyou to supporters – Trading Table 8 April outside Chemist on Main Road, raised $1004.00: Rotary Club Blackwood $270.00 : Drakes Foodland Key Tags: Do you use a key tag when shopping at Drakes? Percentage of your tally given to enable clients to buy fresh food to supplement tinned foods we supply. Flight Centre give a donation when customers mention Beacon when making a booking for a holiday or flight.
Volunteers Training – A grant provided some refresher training for all volunteers.