Focus on Childhood Hunger
Guests at our October meeting were representatives of One Community Now, who oversee the Pack-A-Sack program in Pasco County, and Cypress Elementary School, who are the recipients of Pack-A-Sack donations from Eros 356.
Debbie Burd and Erika Tonnelo were presented with a check for Patti Templeton and Trish Staltare of
Pack-A-Sack for Cypress Elementary School. One Community Now.
Some Childhood Hunger facts
- 36,000 children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals in Pasco County Schools.
- 7,000 of these children have little to no food to eat when they are not in school.
- $260 per annum will provide a child with breakfast and lunch at the weekends during the school year through the Pack-A-Sack program.
Find out more about our Pack-A-Sack partnership with New Horizons Worship center and Cypress Elementary School.
It’s Bingo Time again!!
Prospective members – Sisters, if you have a friend or relative who would like to join our Chapter, please contact Patty for a membership form. New members will be invited to the Christmas party and inaugurated at the January meeting.
Eros 356 will be hosting the 2015 AHEPA/DOP Citrus District#2 Convention here in New Port Richey, June 11 – 14.
Running a Convention takes a lot of hard work and planning. If you would like to be involved in any way (before or during the Convention) please contact Patty Didik. Eros 356 Sisters, keep up-to-date by coming to our regular monthly meetings!
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Daughters of Penelope is active in the fight against domestic violence through the support of Federal Programs and funding support for Women’s Shelters. Read the House of Representatives resolution here.