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  • SANTA BROWN NEEDS CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING HELPERS!

Share the holiday cheer by helping SANTA Anthony Brown! 
Every year during Christmas, The Port Ministries distributes over 1000 gifts to the boys and girls of our community (No Sign-ups, gifts are given out randomly, and first come/first service). But before gifts go out. We need to get this wrapped, so we invite you to join our HOT COCOA AND GIFT WRAPPING PARTY on December 17th and 18th from 11am - 4pm. Come help us wrap gifts for children in the community and enjoy good company and hot cocoa

Ready to volunteer? Visit our website!

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  • Share the holiday cheer by lending a helping hand! Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we hope you'll join us for our volunteer opportunities: 
1. Hot Cocoa and Gift Wrapping - December 17th & 18th
**Wrap gifts for children in the community and enjoy good company and hot cocoa.**
-- 2. Santa Brown & Bread Truck Community Xmas - Dec. 21st to 24th
**Santa Brown needs helpers to join him in distributing meals and gifts to members of the community.** Ready to volunteer? Head over to our website to sign up! Link in bio.
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  • Today is #GivingTuesday. With 2020 only a month away, we humbly ask that you consider directing your #givingtuesday donation to The Port Ministries. Every dollar supports the FREE programs and services we provide our community. (DONATE HERE: http://www.theportministries.org/support)

YOUR GENEROSITY + 450 VOLUNTEERS + 5 STAFF = 2019 ACCOMPLISHMENTS: * Free Clinic treated over 1200 uninsured or underinsured patients
* After School Program provided 25 students free tutoring, homework help, and activities
* Bread Truck provided over 134,000 community meals to the hungry
* Service Immersion hosted over a dozen out-of-town groups
* Art Studios offered space to 6 community artists * Hope House was home to 5 residents
* People School provided over 15 free workshops to over 350 participants.
* Young Professional Board has 13 active Members. * Partnered with St. Anthony Hospital to offer various mental health services.
* Partnered with Star Farm Chicago to develop our “Bread Truck Garden.”
* Partnered with Plant Chicago to host a series of Summer Farmers Markets.
* Partnered with St. Clare of Montefalco, provided 300 families with groceries.
* Partnered with Rep. Sonya Harper’s office to host a “Community Healing Fair” and a “Homeless Outreach & Community Clean-Up” event. * During Easter, provided over 800 baskets to community children.
* Fall Harvest of Hope fundraiser raised over $100k and had over 330 people in attendance.
* During Thanksgiving, provided over 15 families a catered meal.
* All After School Students will be given a new coat and Christmas toy of their choosing. * Providing over 1000 Christmas presents and over $4,000.00 of gift cards to the community. * Became a member of the “Benedictine Development Symposium” planning committee.
* Became a member of the “Collaborative for Community Wellness” collective led by St. Anthony Hospital.
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