Palm Schwenkfelder Church, Palm, Pennsylvania is Mission: 1
The church’s non-perishable food goal for food pantry in Pennsburg, Penn. was 1,111 items. The Sunday school had its own competition to collect food, the church youth held a food drive at a local supermarket, and members brought in food. The congregation collected 1,210 food items including 102 cans of cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving boxes at the food pantry. The church members also made 102 hand turkey pictures to decorate the Thanksgiving boxes. Volunteers from church also spent a morning counting and sorting food and putting together Thanksgiving boxes at the food pantry.
Members also sent letters to Congress including 10 picture letters by the children to President Obama asking him to help people who are hungry. As a congregation, Palm Schwenkfelder Church donated $800 to Mission: 1 to be split between Neighbors in Need food related projects and Famine relief in Africa.