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By: Nikki | December 27, 2016

This year we will be providing everything needed for a complete Easter dinner to serve at least 2 families.  While we always hope to reach out to more people, we are grateful to be able to serve anyone at all.

If you are, or know of, a family in need of our services this Easter, please contact us using one of the methods listed below.

We will be providing the following, and therefore are asking for donations of these items:


Ham
Potatoes
Stuffing Mix
Jarred/Canned Brown Gravy
Canned Sweet Potatoes
Mini Marshmallows
Frozen Vegetables
Cranberry Sauce
Dinner Rolls
Canned Pineapple
Brown Sugar
Apple Pie Filling

If you are able to donate any of these items, please call or email me at:
donate@oursharedhopes.org
(253) 697-0004

By: Nikki | December 27, 2016

Our Christmas Dinner Basket program helped to provide dinner for 2 families this year.  While we consider this year to be a success, it was only by the skin of our teeth that we were able to get everything done in time.  

We found ourselves approaching Christmas Eve without having received a single donated item.  On December 23rd, my neighbor, Zan, offered to donate as much as she could, knowing that we still hadn't received any help.  Thanks to her help, she provided 90% of the items needed for one of our sponsored families!

But that still left a few items for that family, and an entire dinner needed for our 2nd family.  I can only say that I am doubly thankful for the food stamps that I received in December. Because not only did they provid...

By: Nikki | December 27, 2016

This update is way overdue: 
Our very first Summer Lunch Program was a great success!!  We served over 500 lunches and over 100 hot Sunday meals to kids in need! 

We prepared and served a sack lunch containing a sandwich, apple, juice drink, and snack for 10-12 kids each weekday.  We also served those same kids a hot meal each Sunday throughout the summer.  We alternated between pancakes and french toast each week. 

The kids were very grateful, and made sure to say, "Thank you" each day. =)

However...since the end of the summer of 2014, each and every single child who participated in our programs were evicted with their families from this RV park.  There are no children left to serve at this time. =(

If anyone knows of another RV park,...