For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me. I was in prison and you came to visit me. (Matthew 25:35-36 NIV)
Winter 2018 Update
Have a heart that never hardens...
Have a temper that never tires ....
Have a touch that never hurts.. ..
Let Patience have its perfect work ....James 1:4M
During the month of October, we served 492 family units for a total of 1216 individuals. This brings the total for the year to 3957 family units including 9009 individuals. We are approaching 10,000 individuals for the year, which is incredible for our small pantry operating completely on donations and completely staffed by volunteers.
I personally want to Thank All the Volunteers and Donors for their generosityy to this pantry that serves the community thru GOD'S help.
Our "donation jars" located in the Businesses in our community are reaping rewards Thanks to All of You. Don't forget you can also purchase and donate sacks from Brookshires.
We picked up approximately 2000 articles of food from our local school campuses in their can drive. Thank you! Students & Staff! We were also donated approximately 2000 food items from Helping Hands Food Pantry in Rockwall.
November 17th is Thanksgiving give away at FUMC Quinlan. We are expecting over 500 families to come to receive their Thanksgiving food basket. We will need volunteers to help. See Roger Taylor (903) 413-1976.
D.C. Cannon did a "penny drive" and collected $1434.52 donated to LASM Food Pantry! THANK YOU! Students & Staff.
Psalms 127:1 Except The LORD build the house, they Labor in vain.
Proverbs 19: 17 "Whoever is generous to the poor lends to The LORD and The LORD will repay his deed."
As always, I consider it an honor and privilege to serve this community and God; to Whom I give all the Glory for what He has done, is doing, and will do in my life. I ask for your prayers and help for this ministry of God to abound.
Thank You All Very Much.
Your Brother in Christ Jesus,
Roger Taylor, Executive Director
Deuteronomy 15:11 "For the poor shall never cease out of the community; therefore,! command you saying you shall open your hand wide unto your brothers and sisters, the poor and needy in the community."