STEELE CREEK NEWS
Outreach Helps Those in Need
(February 12, 2011)
Steele Creek Outreach was formed a few years ago by a group
of women from the Berewick Community of Steele Creek. It now has
over 30 volunteers who work to supply food and necessities for the
homeless and others in need.
major focus of the group is to collect and purchase small personal
items to assemble into 120 goody bags for Charlotte street homeless.
Members of Steele Creek Outreach will be accepting donations at the
Steele Creek Residents Association Meeting on Thursday,
March 3 at Southwest Middle School.
Items needed include
bottled water, hand wipes, packaged crackers, granola bars/breakfast
bars, hand warmers, pudding/applesauce cups, lotion,
toothbrush/toothpaste, cough drops, chapstick, and other packaged
Another focus is
Operation Mayday, which is joint partnership between Steele Creek
Outreach and River Hills Community Church of Lake Wylie, SC. Steele
Creek Outreach donates food from its pantry to the Church's pantry.
They also partner
with many other local agencies to provide food, clothing, holiday
meals, Christmas presents, and other items to those in need in
Charlotte and other places as far away as Haiti
They have a drop off
location at the Berewick Manor House, located at: 6625 Berewick
Commons Pkwy. Monetary donations can be mailed to: Steele Creek
Outreach, PO Box 38532, Charlotte, NC 28278, or via paypal at:
For more information see the
Steele Creek Outreach Website or
Steele Creek Outreach Blogspot
or contact them
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