Sunday, October 31, 2021 - Saturday, November 20, 2021
Through November 20
It’s the opportunity to meet the tangible needs of refugees in the Sacramento area.* We plan to provide support through food donations, gift cards & soccer gear purchased with your monetary donations, and fill & distribute “Welcome Baskets” directly to refugee families loaded with the items mentioned above. We also have other opportunities to support this community – see all the details and how you can help below!
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FOOD ITEMS – Donate culture-specific food items such as dry and canned goods. Bring items to LifePointe and place in marked donation bins around the building through November 20.
MONETARY DONATIONS – Your donation goes towards the purchase of gift cards for clothing, food, and for soccer equipment. These items go directly to refugee families.
Note: Select “The Welcome Project” in the dropdown menu when you donate.
Cash and checks – drop in designated box in the main lobby at LifePointe.
(Write checks to LifePointe Church, memo line: The Welcome Project).
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WELCOME BASKETS – ASSEMBLY ONLY
10am-12pm on Saturday, November 20
Assemble welcome baskets at LifePointe. Stick around from 12-1pm for a lunch provided by Starting Point.
WELCOME BASKETS – ASSEMBLY & DELIVERY
10am-4pm on Saturday, November 20
Assemble welcome baskets at LifePointe, then coordinate the delivery of the baskets to refugee families. Lunch provided.
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We are partnering with the following organizations to distribute donated items:
The food items above can be purchased anywhere, but if you’d like to support
a local Afghan supermarket, Naan Boy Supermarket (9632 Emerald Oak Drive,
Elk Grove) is an especially great place to shop for beans and rice.