First Church is joining with other area congregations to collect personal care items and food to help local families in need.
The personal care collection will take place on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of First Church, 135 W. Simpson St., Mechanicsburg through June 24th.
The items will be donated to Mission Central in Mechanicsburg. Requested items include laundry detergent, hand towels, feminine hygiene products, band aids, toothpaste, liquid concentrate household cleaner, travel size shampoo, deodorant and soap, blue/black ink pens, pencils. You can also find the list on our FB Page at First United Methodist Church of Mechanicsburg, PA.
In addition, a food collection to support local families will take place at Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ Church, 1050 S. York Street from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Wednesdays. The list of needed items include: canned fruit or vegetables, canned chicken or tuna, peanut butter, pasta, pasta sauce, and single serve cereal.