Your end-of-the-year financial donation can help make a big difference for Ecumenical Storehouse, the organization that is best known for seeking donations of household items for distribution to people in need, a press release said.
But what many don’t know is that financial contributions are always greatly appreciated by the nonprofit, all-volunteer organization to help pay for operating expenses and for scarce items particularly in need, such as heaters and blankets, during cold weather.
Many of the clients served are from among the vast number of Appalachian poor in the area; others have lost everything in a fire or natural disaster; still others were formally in abusive situations and need emergency assistance to establish a new home, the press release said. Clients are referred to Ecumenical Storehouse by various social service agencies and churches. [Read more…]