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AC24-019a War, WV

Family Care Packages as Outreach
War, WV

Church is seeking teams that might want to help them reach out to families in need at various times of the year. This is one of the poorest counties in state of West Virginia. Here are some possibilities: 1) Collect and package various personal hygine products for children and teens to be distributed any time during the year; 2) Fill 5 gallon buckets a variety of cleaning supplies, trash bags, and provide a mop and broom for families in spring or early summer as a “Spring Cleaning” outreach; 3) Provide backpacks filled with various school supplies in early August as a “Back to School” outreach; 4) Collect specific food items to go in “Thanksgiving Love Boxes” to be distributed November. There may be other ideas that you have that requestor would be willing to consider. The area has around 100-130 families in need at any one time. Team can stay in church fellowship hall, which has four shower stalls in an adjacent unit and a kitchen that team can use to prepare its meals.. Note:  Teams working with children and youth will be responsible for conducting professional background checks on all members over the age of 18. Team leader will be sent information from BOM concerning options for this. [This could be combined with projects AC24-018, 020, 021,022, or 023]
Length of assignment: 2-3 Days
Preferred Dates: Various Times 2024
Costs: Travel to WV, food, ministry supplies

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Date and Time

From: Monday, January 1, 2024

To: Tuesday, December 31, 2024

The program is for an overnight stay

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Mark Abernathy
(919) 459-5607


War, WV, United States

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Choose "1" under "Choose Quantity". Note: A Team Leader has been registered for this project. In order to add to the project, you will need to know the "team name" (not the project number). This is a name that the team leader assigned when he/she signed up for the project. If you do not know this team name, please see your team leader or contact Mark Abernathy at or 919-459-5607. Costs for national projects vary. The team leader will negotiate costs with the project requester on the field and communicate this information to the team.