Gethsemane works with appropriate State and Community agencies, in a form of practical partnership, when issues arise in regard to mental wellbeing.
Grocery shopping continues for Christmas Project 2019

Grocery shopping continues for Christmas Project 2019

Over a number of days in the last few weeks volunteers Tricia, Caroline and Gethsemane Community Inc Coordinator Sr Myree have been visiting Woolies to shop for groceries to be included in the Christmas Project gift hampers going out to over 900 people living in aged care, boarding houses and group homes across NSW.

Volunteer Tricia and Sr Myree grocery shopping for Gethsemane's Christmas Project gift hampers

Volunteer Tricia and Sr Myree grocery shopping for Gethsemane’s Christmas Project gift hampers

Once purchased, the groceries are brought back to Gethsemane for sorting and stacked into boxes ready for packing the hampers. Packing has been taking place on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout October and November and will continue right up to Christmas.

Grocery shopping for Gethsemane Community Christmas Project

Thank you to Tricia and Caroline for assisting Sr Myree, it is because of our volunteers’ tireless efforts that we are able to achieve such a huge community outreach program.

If you’d like to get involved with the Christmas Project please contact us.

 

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