Outreach Activities 2019
Anchor House Holiday Party
On December 19, 2019, START volunteers helped give Anchor House clients a special afternoon of Christmas cheer. Members dressed as Santa Clause and Santa's Helpers. All the gift bags (35) and cookies (8 dozen) were given by our members.
Salvation Army Angel Tree
START contributed approximately 40 hours of volunteer time to the Salvation Army Angel Tree project. Members helped not only with the loading of Angel Tree gifts but with food preparation and front table work as well.
START participated in the Osprey-Nokomis Chamber of Commerce Haunted Trails event at Oscar Scherer State Park . Family Promise received $300 from the Chamber because START decorated a small table, manned the table for 2 hours on 2 nights and passed out Halloween candy (provided by the Chamber) to a steady stream of children.
South County Food Pantry
In START's first outreach project, volunteers offered hands-on support to the South County Food Pantry in the remodeling of their new location. They were not just painters. They were creating solutions to make windows leak proof and framing out various areas of disrepair. They were sanding down doors to better fit and making sure that the final touches were accomplished to make to building presentable.