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.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW FOOD DONATION LIST
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.DONATE NOW
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.