Since 2004 a Mission at St. Andrew's UMC is to help children in crisis who have an urgent need for clothing.
Via Social Agencies Requests we provide new or gently used clothing for boys/girls; size: newborns up to size 16.
LHLF has grown over the years such that requests increased to over 300 children in 2013; up to over 500 in 2015; 978 in 2016: and 982 in 2017:
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Our ministry is mainly supported by the Church Missions budget and, in the past, Clothing Sales, Staples Rewards Ink Cart Recycling and, several times, the
Kohl's Helps Program.
Kohl's intern teams work at non-profit organizations providing, not only labor for a project, but a monetary gift from Kohls as well, and , afterwards, Kohl's interns have
given personal donations and held Clothing Drives.
We receive support also from many other Churches, such as Haddonfield UMC & Haddon Heights UMC.
We are also gratified that we have inspired other groups to start up LH-LF type missions.
In January 2017 we received support from Cherry Hill on the Martin Luther King Day of Service at the Croft Farm
On Feb. 2nd 2017 - LH-LF ministry was chosen as a recipient of new pajama donations from the Camden County Chapter of the Pajama Program
In November- December we hold a Coat Drive and our annual Christmas Time "GIVING TREE" :
(Click Here To See the 2016 GIVING TREE Grow)
"Thank You So Much for Your Continued Support!"
You can support this ministry by
Donating gently used children's clothing (These can be left in the Narthex by the Mission Closet, in the donation basket).
We are always in need of Diapers - New socks and underwear - boys and girls/all sizes - Clothing & Small Stuffed Animals for boys and girls Preemies
Helping to sort/bundle clothing on Wednesday mornings. (Little Hands - Little Feet/LHLF) workroom is in Room 307.
Recycle Ink Carts in the Narthex & watch the church bulletin for more specific needs throughout the year..
Click Here to see our 2015 BSA Service Project
LHLF Volunteers also do other FUN THINGS together :
2016 - 2017