Homeless shelter receives homemade masks for clients
Pinnacle Presbyterian Church has been a loyal, longtime UMOM supporter through meal service, donation drives, and various volunteer activities, but perhaps the most significant support through the years is the delivery of more than 825 sewn masks this week. And, more on the way.
“Like everyone else across the country, we’ve been trying to secure face masks for weeks to no avail,” said James Dutcher, UMOM’s Director of Facilities. When Pinnacle Presbyterian heard about the need, members immediately got to work to answer the call for help.
“Pinnacle is humbled by the opportunity to help. We can’t cure the virus, but we can pray, we can give, and it turns out we can sew! So many stepped forward to assemble and deliver these face masks. We hope they’ll help, and we hope to do more,” said Dr. Wesley Avram, Senior Pastor at Pinnacle Presbyterian Church.
The church delivered more than 825 face masks, enough for every woman at UMOM’s women’s emergency shelter and masks for every member of every family at the family emergency shelter. The church members are now working on masks for UMOM’s three youth sites.
“We are so grateful to our friends at Pinnacle Presbyterian. The love and support from the group are palpable. These masks are critical in our effort to keep everyone safe and healthy on our five campuses as we ride out the COVID-19 wave,” said Cassidy Penney, UMOM’s Director of Marketing and Outreach.
A way for people to help: Make a donation online at www.umom.org/donateor purchase essential items needed on UMOM’s Amazon wish list on their website at www.umom.org.
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