VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LOAVES and FISHES

Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen in Biloxi needs the assistance of 10-12 Seabees to clean their food pantry which suffered damage from tropical storm Lee. Tentative date is November 19 in the AM (no more than 2-3 hours).  They otherwise use volunteers to serve meals (breakfast and lunch). …A good all-year-round COMREL.

JINGLE BELL 5K RACE & 1-MILE WALK

The Gulf Coast Running Club is participating in a Jingle Bell 5K Race and 1-mile walk on Dec. 3 to support Substance abuse prevention. The Jingle Bell run is a charity run, for the Long Beach Substance Abuse Task Force. More details on registration by next month.

SPONSORING NEEDY FAMILIES at CHRISTMAS

Our big Christmas project; the sponsoring of 10 needy families via the Back Bay Mission in Biloxi. They would like us to provide 10 boxes with ingredients for a Christmas dinner (No turkeys please as they are being provided by some local businesses). Deadline to collect is December 10-11 and the distribution of the boxes will take place on December 15-16, so volunteers might be needed that day.

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