Once a month, this group gets together for a time of prayer and a great breakfast.
A stuffed animal or a warm blanket can mean so much to a child or an elderly person in difficult circumstances. Sometimes, a Gift of Love is just the thing.
Gifts of Love is a mission project started by Karen Collins of Stewart. For the past two years, Collins has collected blankets and toys from the community and has been able to distribute items to families in need after a house fire, after a tornado, and other disasters happening to residents in Montgomery and Webster Counties. She also works with Winona Manor Nursing Home and Mission Hope Ministries in Montgomery County, as well as Golden Living Nursing Home and a school or church in Webster County. Donations may also be dropped off at Ann’s Flowers and Crafts in Stewart. Continue reading
Thank you Verita Hathcock for the gallery of photos she took at the benefit in Stewart for me two weeks ago…I just love these people! Thank you so much Verita!
Be sure to stop by the Stewart Fire Department today from 5-7 p.m. to share a few “Gifts of Love” with needy children and elderly residents of the community.
“I work with kids everyday so I know there is a need in Webster County as well as Montgomery County,” said Karen Collins, project director for Gifts of Love. “And as far the elderly, they just want ’love’ and to know the are wrapped up in a blanket you gave out of love is an awesome feeling.” Continue reading
Last month, your donations to Gifts of Love allowed the group to donate 15 blankets to the tornado victims in the Louisville area.”Thanks to everyone who has given,” said Karen Collins of Gifts of Love. “You never know when something tragic will happen or when it may be you in need!”Collins will be at the Stewart Fire Department from 5-7 p.m. TONIGHT to collect blankets and toys for those in need.
According to the Mississippi Kids Count data for Webster County, 21.5 percent of the county’s population live below the poverty level, and of the population of people from ages 0-18, 32 percent live in poverty. Continue reading