The Pumpkins Are Coming!
From Seed to Feed…
Help The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township Change Lives in New Jersey and New Mexico
The Pumpkin Patch is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and the pumpkins will be delivered and set up this Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Once again, the Chatham High School Football Team, Chatham High School Cheerleaders, and local Boy Scout Troops will be unloading the pumpkins from the Navajo Indian Reservation in Farmington, NM in Farmington, New Mexico.
We will be open for sales from Wednesday, Oct. 12 through Monday, Oct. 31, at the following times:
Monday – Friday, 12 – 6 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am – 6 pm.
All net proceeds go to these not-for-profit organizations:
The Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center in Morristown
Its mission is to provide nutritious meals in a warm, safe and caring environment, free of charge, no questions asked, to anyone who comes seeking nourishment. As part of its hospitality, the Soup Kitchen also encourages and assists its guests in accessing community resources, services and educational programs. In 2015 it served 58,000 meals and gave away 425,000 pounds of healthy food to local families
The Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside
Its mission is to fight hunger and poverty in New Jersey by assisting those in need and seeking long-term solutions. It aims to engage, educate and empower all sectors of society in the battle.
The FoodBank distributes 44 million pounds of food annually to more than 1,000 non-profit programs, as well as more than 400 programs served by its partner distribution organizations. More than 4.7 million times a year, someone in need is fed by the FoodBank’s network of partner charities.
We are also open to local nursery and elementary schools. Just call our church office and we will set up an appointment for you to bring your class. We can be reached at 973-635-2340.
See you at the Patch!