One of our Pack’s most important service project is coming up in the next few weeks. Our Cub Scouts will be assisting the ACT Office with their food drive. This is a great event to show our scouts that their service can make a big impact to those who are less fortunate. We could not conduct this drive in November like we have in previous years due to conflicts in the church calendar. We heard from the ACT office that they are having a difficult time securing enough donations to meet the needs of the community they serve, so they are really depending on our Scouts!
Saturday, January 9, and Sunday, January 10, our scouts will distribute grocery bags after all the masses. We need a minimum of 4 scouts for each Mass to cover all the Church exits. You do not have to attend the particular Mass you signed up for. All you need to do is show up before the Mass ends and spend 15 minutes or so distributing grocery bags. Scouts must wear their class A uniform.
Saturday, January 16, and Sunday, January 17, our scouts will assist with the collection of filled bags from the parishioners before each Mass. We will have tables at the plaza where parishioners can drop off their food donations. The scouts will bring the food they have collected to the ACT office. We need the help of at least 5 scouts and their families for each shift. Scouts may bring their wagons if they have them to help them transport the bags. Class A uniforms are to be worn again.
Please click on the link below to sign up for your shifts. If you can spare the time, please sign up for as many shifts as you can make. Note that this service opportunity also fulfills an advancement requirement for various ranks.
Let us show our parish and our community what Pack 811 is all about! You are also encouraged to distribute the flyers in your neighborhood, and offer to collect food from your neighbors!