Tuesday, September 26th, is FMCSB's next opportunity to provide dinner and make sack lunches for all the residents of Transition House - usually about 55 people, more than half of which are children. We will need the following items for the meals. Please let me know if you would like to provide any of these items and drop them off at the church or my house 1166 Harbor Hills Drive by Sunday September 24th. My cell number is 805-450-0711. Cash donations are always welcome as well! You can get these to me or put them in the offering plate church marked "Transition House".
2 dozen dinner rolls X3
24 home baked cookies or small cupcakes X4
4 loaves sandwich bread for lunches X2
2 lbs sliced turkey or ham lunch meat X4
2 lbs sliced cheese for sandwiches X4
35 packaged sweet snacks X2
20 apples or other individual fruit for lunches X4
24 16oz bottles of water X3
24 100% fruit juice boxes X3
Thank you for your contributions!
Since 1984, Transition House has developed a successful strategy for capable and motivated families to permanently regain self-sufficiency. The strategy is based on the understanding that the root cause of family homelessness is poverty. There may be other contributing factors, but underlying it all is poverty.
Transition House offers emergency shelter, transitional housing, and long-term affordable rental housing as well as a full continuum of anti-poverty services. The goal is to provide a realistic and lasting solution to poverty-based family homelessness.
Each year Transition House helps more than 700 community members – 350 of who use their three-stage housing program and services; the balance receives support through their homelessness prevention program. At least 90% of Transition House’s clients are our neighbors – they come from the greater Santa Barbara area.
At Free Methodist Church, we are honored to provide dinner and sack lunches for the residents of Transition House, 6 times each year. We are happy to accept specific food donations for the meals and cash donations.