06/29/2017: June has been a month of picking up donations, sorting/packing donations, delivering items to local veterans organizations and staging items for reservation distribution in October. Newborn Outreach has been doing 4 boxes a week to meet the current demand. The first week of the month the Newborn boxes go to local Indian reservation and the other weeks they are staged for reservation distribution in October. Check our photo gallery for new pictures in the Misc 2017 folder.
05/29/2017: One of the items asked for in the Needs Assessment we did during our event on 5/16/2017 was Bibles. Randy had just gotten done doing the review of the needs and determined Bibles was one of the top items when he got a call from EV Free Fullerton asking if he could use Bibles. We picked up approximately 380 Bibles on 5/24/2017 from them. God is so good!
05/16/2017: Our first collaborative distribution event with Giving Children Hope and Wings of Faith was a big success. We had around 75 people in attendance not counting the 9 of hosting the event. See blog for details.
05/06/2017: This week has been filled with pick-ups, deliveries and preparing for our trip next week. Check our photo gallery for Porto's deliveries and other pictures from this week. We will be posting to Facebook during the trip. Our trip will be a collaborative effort of three non-profits working together to take food, candy, beverages, clothing, shoes, hygiene products, medical supplies, computers, newborn boxes, Love-Lift Ministries Gift Bags and other miscellaneous items. On Tuesday 5/9/2017 there will be a dedication of Wings of Faith hanger/warehouse and groups have been invited to come and pick-up their items from the warehouse. On Wednesday 5/10/2017 part of the group will be going to Thoreau NM and part will be going to Kaibito, AZ. Monday and Thursday are travel days.
04/17/2017: New opportunity to serve local California groups. Our collaborative partner Giving Children Hope is sharing their Porto’s donations with us every Monday. We are providing the pastries/breads with Magnolia Baptist Church Daycare mothers in Anaheim and in coordination with Heroes Deserve Help we are serving various Veterans organization (US Vets operations at the Long Beach Naval Station, Veterans First home in Garden Grove, and Coastline Community College Veterans Resource Center in multiple locations). More pictures can be seen in our photo gallery
04/07/2017: Our next trip will be May 8-11, 2017. This will be a large distribution trip in collaboration with Giving Children Hope and other partners. More to come on this trip in the coming days. We are working on gathering/sorting donations and making Newborn Outreach boxes.
10/03/16-10/05/16: Humanitarian Relief Trip. This trip will be distributing all of the items we have been bringing over along with items we still have in California. We have much needed items for the cold weather. See blog for more information
09/10/16 Warehouse Delivery Trip: Randy and Dave will take a trailer load of food, shoes, clothing to the warehouse in Holbrook, AZ on Monday. Eric and Bob will distribute some of the items but the majority will be distributed during our October Trip.
08/14/16 Warehouse Delivery Trip: Randy and Dave took a load of items to our warehouse in Holbrook, AZ.
06/24/16 Humanitarian Relief Trip: Randy and Dave made a delivery to our warehouse in Holbrook and then to The Hope Center. This is a one day trip.
05/27/16 Humanitarian Relief Trip: Randy and Dave made a delivery to our warehouse in Holbrook and then to The Hope Center. This is a one day trip
Newborn Outreach Volunteer Opportunity:
Due to the popularity of the newborn boxes, we are seeking people to help with this ministry.
We need to make 4 boxes a week to meet our current demand. YOU can make a difference in a baby's life and in the life of his/her mother.
See blog for details
These pictures and more can be
viewed on our gallery