Neighbors in crisis. Family in need.

Helping a family from our ABC Summer Camp program who lost their mother on Friday. 

Dear Avondale Family and beyond…

 

Five siblings in the Bethlehem Center summer program lost their mother suddenly on Friday, August 3. We need help in providing some immediate needs for these children. These needs are listed below and a TAKE THEM A MEAL sign-up link is also shared below.

  • Meals. There are eight children total and they are staying with different relative families, but they are together for dinner. We need folks to sign-up to contribute a meal for 15-20 people and take it to the address below.
    Please provide something easily heated, plated, and with no need to return a dish or plate. No allergies reported. 

   By 4:00 PM to:
   Bethlehem Center-Southview Recreation Center*
   1720 Vilma Street
   Charlotte, NC 28208 address link

*There will be refrigerator for the food to keep until Bethlehem Center delivers it. 

We are seeking meals Monday-Friday, through
Friday, August 17. 
TAKE THEM A MEAL sign-up

or go to: https://takethemameal.com/LVQV3571

To find the meal plan on the website, 

Last Name: DuBose   Password: 2018

  • Snacks. Whew! Teenagers can eat! Snack donations are appreciated. Chips, fruit snacks, granola bars, drinks, bottled water, etc. See more details to right.
     

  • School Supplies. The new school year is about to begin and the kids will need school supplies. The kids have their backpacks but other school supplies are appreciated for the ages below. See more details to right.
     

  • Clothing.  As the start of school approaches, children need clothes as described below: See details to right.

KIDS SHOE SIZE CHART

The extended family is assessing
the long term plans for the children. 

We ask for your prayers for the children and their extended families, as well as the staff at Bethlehem Center who are assisting them.

Your Contributions

are Appreciated

Please keep the family

LIFTED IN YOUR PRAYERS.

Send them

UNITY, PEACE AND LOVE
as they work together
to make plans for the children.

MEALS - through Fri, Aug 17
see details to the left

SNACKS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, CLOTHING - through Tues, Aug 14

Donated items can be brought to:
        Bethlehem Center*

Southview Recreation Center
1720 Vilma St, Charlotte, NC 28208

During these hours:

Aug 6-10: Mon-Fri, 8 AM–4 PM

Aug 13-14: Mon-Tues, through
12 PM noon on Tues

  Please LABEL BAG for the
  “Hemphill-DuBose Family”.

*If you'd like to bring to Avondale Presbyterian Church by Sunday, we can take over on Monday, Aug 13.

Someone created a

GoFundMe campaign
to help raise money
for funeral expenses.

To contribute, click here.
 

"The Lord is near
to the brokenhearted,
    and saves
the crushed in spirit."

- Psalm 34:18 NRSV

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