Empty Bowls Project raises awareness, funds to fight hunger Oct. 20

JOIN US ON OCT. 20!

Raise funds, awareness and combat hunger in West Volusia, with The Empty Bowls Project in DeLand!

Ticket holders come to St. Barnabas Episcopal Church from 5 – 7 p.m., Oct. 20, to choose from clay pottery bowls made by local professionals and amateurs, enjoy a soup dinner and take their bowl home as a reminder of those whose bowls are empty.

Funds benefit Faith At Work and The Neighborhood Center. Click to reserve your space.

 

Robed in Love breakfast tribute to honor Ed and Pauline Lacey Oct. 24

Put on your robe and join the fun!

Robed in Love — 8 – 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24

Wayne G. Sanborn Center, DeLand

This inaugural breakfast tribute will honor 2018 “Love Local Award” recipients Ed and Pauline Lacey for their incredible support of The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia, thank the community, build awareness of The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia and its mission, and earn revenue for the organization with an annual tribute breakfast.

Registration is available online at www.lovelocalnhc.org and will be open until 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.

And of course, we welcome you to invite any friends, family and colleagues who’d hate to miss it, too!

We hope you can attend Robed in Love on Oct. 24 and help us honor the Laceys for all their support of The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia. We certainly would enjoy a wonderful morning together.

TICKETS: lovelocalnhc.org

SPONSORSHIPS: Are available, too, from $500 – $5,000. (Email susan.clark@nhcwv.org for sponsorship details.)

“Empty Bowls Project” to benefit The Neighborhood Center

ANOTHER FUN WAY TO SUPPORT THE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER! DONATE ON THE LINK BELOW….

Cheri Haring and her crew are raising funds and awareness to combat hunger in West Volusia, with an ‘Empty Bowls Project’ on Oct. 20. All ticket holders will come to the Harwood Center at St. Barnabas Church from 5 – 7 p.m. to choose from pottery bowls made from clay by local professionals and amateurs, have a hearty soup dinner donated by local restaurants and community members, and take their bowl home as a reminder of those whose bowls are Empty.

All proceeds will be shared between Faith at Work of St. Barnabas Church and The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia.

Click and join the fun fundraiser!

Wine to Water Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale now at The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia Thrift Shop (434 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand) and at The Elusive Grape (133 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand) for “Wine to Water” – a popular fundraiser for The Neighborhood Center. Proceeds from each ticket sold for “Wine to Water” will go to The Neighborhood Center’s water fund to help prevent homelessness. Each ticket pays water bills for two families for a month.

The Wine to Water fundraiser will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, August 6, at the Elusive Grape. A limited number of tickets to the event are available for $100 each, and include food, wine, entertainment and five raffle tickets.

We thank the sponsors who are making this event possible!

Join us for a great time on August 6. Get your tickets today! For more information about the Wine to Water fundraiser, please contact Gery Walker, volunteer event organizer, at 386-748-2511.

Wiffle ball tournament to benefit The Neighborhood Center May 19

Wiffle ball isn’t for wimps! It’s a leisurely sport that requires speed, agility, and a good sense of humor. And, on May 19, it also requires a heart for helping others.

Families, friends, businesses and communities are invited to form teams and join in the fun of the Third Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Rinker Field at Stetson University 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. All ages are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Each team must have at least five players, and the entry fee is $125 per team. Sponsorships ranging from $600 – $200 also are available.

Proceeds from the event benefit Rapid Rehousing Programs of The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia.

Registered players will receive lunch at the event, and spectator lunches will be available for purchase.

To register your team, become a sponsor and/or receive more information, contact Richard Prescott at RichardMPrescott@gmail.com or 386-804-5274.

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DOWNLOAD THE TEAM SIGN-UP FORM!

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About the Neighborhood Center of West Volusia – The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia, a registered 501(c)(3) charity, opened in DeLand in 1969. Its mission is to feed the hungry, house the homeless, and prevent homelessness in DeLand and West Volusia County. It operates a thrift shop (Tuesday through Saturday) and food pantry at 434 S. Woodland Blvd., assists families in crisis with rent and utilities, provides temporary housing for working adults, and secures transitional housing for families. Learn more at www.neighborhoodcenterwv.org.

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