WOW! WOW! WOW! This year’s Day of Caring was held on Friday, September 27th. The Food Drive was held at Vantage Career Center and the goal was 45,000 items… Thanks to YOUR generosity, we collected 49,933 non-perishable food items!!! Thanks to all those who donated food and to all the volunteers – students, community and business people – for all the hard work!! Food barrels were placed at many industries and businesses throughout town for the month of September. All the donated food was disbursed between the Salvation Army, Trinity Friends Church, and the Van Wert Cooperative Ministries Food Pantry.
The annual Blood Drive was held at Trinity Friends Church on the Day of Caring, with a goal of 185 units of blood. 198 people presented to donate blood. 176 units of blood were collected. 20 people gave double reds. 3 lives are saved by one unit of blood. 528 lives saved. THANK YOU ❤