On Saturday January 19, 2019, 52 teens from around the East Coast participated in a meal packing event for the Interfaith Humanitarian Sanctum (IHS). The teens were gathered at Unity of Charlottesville for a weekend fellowship, leadership development, and spiritual deepening around the theme of "Creating Paradise." The service project was done in acknowledgement that any efforts to create paradise requires that we help people in need, sharing abundant resources and offering limitless love.
According to Kate Adamson, the weekend event was planned and led by 9 teens from Unity, including several who had participated in another meal making event for IHS in 2013 as middle school students. They were grateful to have another opportunity to serve and support families going though medical challenges at UVA Hospital.
On January 26, 2019 IHS met student Haleigh Hopper at the University of Virginia Campus and picked up meal packets produced by the Circle K at UVA. Many thanks for your help.
And a extra special thanks to the meal makers at Grace and Glory Lutheran Church in Palmyra, Virginia. Under the leadership of Jan Crowther, the dedication to monthly meal-making each second Sunday for the last THREE YEARS has been so appreciated.
Perhaps Your Church, Scout Troop, or Social Club would like to participate with meal-making even in a small way ... then please call or e-mail IHS and let us know. IHS will offer ideas for your consideration. OK?
And, as always, please remember that all of us at IHS are non-paid volunteers, and we are all donating what we can to IHS personally. Also remember - for transparency we hold the "Gold Seal of Approval" from the Guidestar.org national clearing house. Please do what you can. And, if you would like to donate now to our cause, please click the button below to go to our encrypted secure on-line donation form.