The Scout packs and troops of Emmanuel UCC are pairing up with our members to help with Disaster Aid. There has been horrendous devastation in our area and the Cub Scout Packs 433, Boy Scout Troop 434 and Girl Scout Troops 3340 and 33369 are coordinating our efforts to send relief to the borough of Shickshinny (yes, the whole borough). We are accepting donations of new or lightly used furniture and house wares, towels and blankets, cleaning supplies, and clothing. So we’re asking you to look through your unused stuff and see what you might have laying around. Check out what is really hiding in the shed, besides the spiders. We are also collecting toiletry items and packages of new socks. Most of us assemble “care packages” at Christmastime for our Sunday School’s mission project, the McKinney Clinic. We can use their list as a guide to realize how much the families lost, right down to their toothbrushes. The packages include: new white socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, comb, razor, and hand lotion packed into a freezer bag. Also appreciated are gift cards from Walmart and K-Mart. We are also accepting “loose” items if you have extras and will distribute them individually. Our delivery date is October 8 and we would appreciate receiving your donations by October 6. We will need time to sort and pack everything to truck down to Shickshinny. Volunteers are needed to help with receiving times which are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. We will also need volunteers to help with distribution in Shickshinny on October 8. If you can help or have items to donate, please call the church at 868-5675, Ron Rinehimer (868-5006 (, or Harold Fisher ( Drop off times can be arranged for morning hours, if needed.


*Items being distributed to Shickshinny area*
• Clothing
• Toiletries
• Cleaning supplies
• Lightly used furniture & housewares
• Nonperishable food items
• Towels and Blankets

Emmanuel UCC – 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, MT. Top
(Across from Andy’s gas station at end of Alberdeen Rd.)
• Tuesdays (5pm-8pm)
• Thursdays (5pm-8pm)
• Saturdays (9am-2pm)
Now through Thursday, October 6th

Denise at Emmanuel 868-5675

Thanks in advance!!
Cub Scout Pack 433, Girl Scout Troops 3340 & 33369,
Boy Scout Troop 434, and Emmanuel UCC

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