Thank you to everyone who played a part in Oktoberfest 2013. The day kicked off with 150 runners and walkers in the 5K. There were a 129 vendors signed up. We sold out of bratwurst and beer. The crowd was large, the weather was beautiful, the volunteers were exceptional and the day was a real blessing. Thank you all!
Voting is now open for the Citgo Fueling Good Gas Card Grant. You can vote every day and just a minute your time will help make a huge difference to reduce hunger in our community. The gas cards will be used to help the Soup Kitchen trucks pick-up donations and to transport meals to rural areas of the County. Click on the link below to create a voter...
On Saturday, November 2nd there will be a luncheon at the Jacksonville Recreation Center to benefit the Soup Kitchen. Organizers are Leah Filomena and Maria L. Donaty-Gurba. Questions call 910-326-4660. Download the flier.
Volunteer drivers pick-up boxes of donated food from retail businesses, return to the soup kitchen and unload food donations. This activity occurs Monday - Friday, 8 - 11 am. Drivers don't have to come every day. A consistent volunteer schedule of one to two days per week would be helpful. Drivers and their helpers must be able to lift 25 lbs. and most have...
Located downtown Jacksonville, the Onslow Soup Kitchen and Homeless Shelter are vital community services. They provide for the basic human care needs of less fortunate citizens of the County. Unfortunately, their HVAC system failed several weeks ago. The existing HVAC system is 18 years old. Several contractors have looked at the old system and said it’s no...