Our next food distribution with Mentor Schools is September 27-28. We will collect food items until September 19 as time is needed to sort and pack.
Please only donate the items requested.
We distribute specific items as we do not have an open pantry but scheduled distribution for a specified group. For this distribution, we are in need of:
canned fruit (peaches, pears) Manwich 15 oz. can
baked beans 28 oz. can canned chicken 10 oz.
spaghetti sauce 24 oz. Homestyle chicken bake kit 28 oz (just add water)
Donations can be placed in the bin in the Community Center through September 19. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please mark your check “Food Distribution” or use the fund “Food” for online giving. Thank you!
The “Scoop” on our Food Ministries
Mentor UMC provides for the nutritional needs of many in our community through several programs of our Food Ministry.
There are two meal ministries that happen the first Wednesday of every month. They are a dinner for the residents of Project Hope for the Homeless and Meal Blessing. A meal is prepared to take to the homeless shelter residents of Project Hope in Painesville. At the same time, meals are individually wrapped and drivers take them to our church members and friends that could use a Meal Blessing.
If you would like to participate by cooking, delivering, or making a monetary donation, contact the Church Office at 440-255-3496.
More Than A Meal
More Than a Meal is a food ministry of MUMC that gives a sense of connection as well as a meal. Many of those who need food are also in need of seeing a smile and hearing a kind word.
On the last Saturday of each month, we cook a meal, pack individual servings, and offer drive-thru pick-up for anyone who would like a meal. You can help cook, pack meals, clean up, or hand out meals while...