JONESVILLE — A local food ministry is asking the public to help it provide needy families with food as well toys for the children of those families for Christmas gifts.
In a statement released Thursday, the Potters Storehouse Food Ministry of Jonesville announced that it is “asking the community, churches, businesses, and individuals for assistance to help it feed families in need this Christmas.”
The press release states that the ministry is in need of the following items:
• Whole chickens
• Any meats
• Canned goods
• Non-perishable food items
• Monetary donations
• Toys for children of all ages
The press release states that donations may be dropped off at The Potters Storehouse (formerly People’s Grocery), 106 South Main Street, Jonesville on any Monday, Wednesday or Friday beginning Monday, December 11 through Wednesday, December 20 from 10:30 a.m.-noon and Friday, December 22 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Persons interested in making a donation but unable to do during those hours are asked to call Minister Della Hill at 864-466-5675 to schedule a time for an after hours drop off.
The press release states that checks should be made payable to The Potters Storehouse. Checks that are mailed should be sent to The Potters Storehouse, P.O. Box 248, Jonesville, SC 29353.
It concludes by asking the public to “please help us end hunger one meal at a time.”