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Christmas Care Bag Sort Day

Christmas Care Bag Sort Day

Warm a Heart, Lift a Spirit

Warm a Heart, Lift a Spirit

Summer Field Trip

Summer Field Trip

UnBirthday Party

UnBirthday Party

Christmas Dinner Delivery

Christmas Dinner Delivery

Warm a Heart, Lift a Spirit

Warm a Heart, Lift a Spirit

YEAH Days

YEAH Days

EPIC Night

EPIC Night

Upcoming Events

Hope and Friendship
Ripples Made in 2021

We are so thankful for all of you who worked to Be the Change we wanted to see in 2021. Please see this summary of your impact last year. Thank you!

Hope and Friendship
Team Compassion

We have been continuing to rally support around our neighbors who are battling cancer.  We have tried to offer what we can as we are able to our littlest superhero and quite a few moms fighting through this battle and caring for their babies.

 

If you like to cook, or if you would like to offer a meal via a gift card, it would help one of our friends who have more than a load than a person should have to carry.

 

We have a few Meal Trains with openings:
**Meal Sign Up for a mom within our reach battling pancreatic cancer
 

**Meal Sign Up for our little Superhero
 

**Meal Sign Up for a mom who has been loving on her kids as well as hundreds from our community, all while battling cancer once again

Wish List for Parker

 

Our friend Parker will turn 2 years old on August 13th


We would like to shower Parker and his parents with some gifts that he enjoys/needs, and that will help them as they help him move through his battle with cancer. 

Order your #ParkerPower Shirt and help our little Superhero!

A special thank you to all of these local merchants who are joining in the cause to help Parker and his family. Please visit them to drop off your donations and support them as they support Parker.

3 Corners                                           12371 Derby Road

Barrel & Vine                                     206 Main St.
Bottles                                                439 Talcott Ave.
Corner Stone Tavern                        103 Stephen St. 
Digs on Canal                                    316 Canal St. 
Hayes Auto & Truck Repair              105 Stephen St.
Lange's Woodland Flowers              219 Main St. 
Look Nu Express Car Wash              1388 State St.
Ludwig's Feed Store                          13205 131st St.
Neve's Nutrition                                  1243 State St. #112
Next Mex                                             319 Front St.
Nick's Tavern                                       221 Main St. 
One Eleven Martini & Wine Parlour   111 Stephen St. 
Rosebud Lemont                                12350 Derby Rd. 
Tap House Grill Lemont                     1243 State St. #109
Turnabout Pizza                                  1000 Main St.

United Cleaners                                  184 E. Wend Street

We have been continuing to rally support around our neighbors who are battling cancer.  We have tried to offer what we can as we are able to our littlest superhero and quite a few moms fighting through this battle and caring for their babies.


If you like to cook, or if you would like to offer a meal via a gift card, it would help one of our friends who have more than a load than a person should have to carry.

Bicycle Recycle

Drop Off - now through May 20

Lemont Police Station

Giveaway Day - May 21

9 am - Noon

Lemont Police Station

The 10th Hope and Friendship Bicycle Recycle will be on Saturday, May 21st from 9 am-12noon at the Lemont Police Station.

 
Please see this flyer to help rally donations so that we can continue to put "new" wheels under different ownership!  We have seen such amazing matches of a friend who has come to find a bike for transportation to work, school, around town or a young friend who is in need of their first bike or one that will fit their new height!


If you know of anyone struggling to afford a bike and would like to see if we have one to offer please let them know to come by on Saturday, May 21st between 9 am-12noon......but before that, we need donations so if you could help me spread the word the Lemont Police Dept. is our drop until Friday, May 20th.

 

I have a few friends who are offering to tweak the bikes and make them safely rideable so they will be keeping an eye on the donations and working on them until our giveaway day.


Any questions please holler!!!

 

 

Looking Ahead


June 18- Fundraiser at the VFW for Lenora and Tom Miller


July 16- Giving Back to Lemont Concert 4-9pm- Free!!! Raising funds for Lemont Food Pantries

Youth Survey

Let us Learn Together

We are creaing a resource of thoughts, lessons, learned, and advice for future young friends from the present.  We have prepared a Google Doc and ask you to share it with all the young people you can.  This is an anonymous format; no names or emails are collected. We will share the publication when it is completed.  We truly feel it will capture what our young people felt as they moved from "normal" to anything but normal over the past year.  Please encourage your child(ren) to participate.  We know school staff, church youth leaders, and we are all looking forward to learning from the introspective offerings from our young friends.  

Please click here to access the survey and share your thoughts.

Team Compassion

Help Us Fight Cancer

 

The diagnosis is often scary. The treatment is often devastating. We strive to support those in the fight.

 

Learn more here:

Mission Stay

We don't have to travel far to help our friends. 

Sincere thank you to Randal Blankenship, Worship Arts Director at Calvary Church in Lemont

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Thank You Note from Terri

Featured Partners

Thank you to our friends who support us. We couldn't do it without you.

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