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By Denise Doucette/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon—
LOCKNEY— Due to COVID-19, there will not be a Community Thanksgiving Service in November.
The Lockney Salvation Army is currently holding a canned foods, blanket and coat drive that will continue through November to help prepare for the upcoming holidays and the coming new year.
The Salvation Army needs coats and blankets to hand out during the colder weather, and its Food Pantry is running low and all canned goods and non-perishables would be greatly appreciated.
ANY KIND OF CANNED VEGETABLES, SOUPS, CANNED MEAT AND SAUCES: Green Beans, corn, peas & carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, asparagus, spinach kidney beans, pork and beans, refried beans, chicken noodle, chicken & rice, tomato, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, tuna fish, chicken, Vienna sausage, tomato sauce, and meat sauces. Also, chicken, beef or vegetable broth.
Breakfast cereals (hot or cold), flour, sugar, oils, bags of rice, bags of beans, pasta, crackers, cookies, etc.
Alicia Luna and her staff of volunteers have been working hard to provide for the growing needs of the community during this pandemic.
The services provided are:
– Assistance with Utilities: Water, Electric and Gas.
– Food Pantry: Canned Goods and Non-Perishable items.
– Food vouchers to Lowe’s Pay N Save.
– Clothing, Coats, Blankets, Shoes, Boots.
– Household and Miscellaneous Items.
– Motel vouchers for stranded travelers.
– Disaster relief for victims of house fires.
– Free Summer Camp for area children to attend in Midlothian, Tx.
All donations will help fill the Food Pantry and will also help fill Christmas Food Sacks that will be handed out to families and seniors in the communities on Dec. 19, 2020.
The Lockney Salvation Army Store is located at 108 N. Main, across from the Lockney Post Office. Open 10 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m, Monday through Friday, or call Alicia Luna at 806-652-2488 (store) or 806-283-6452 (cellphone) for other arrangements. There is a drop box at the back of the store.
To make a donation by check, please make check payable to Lockney Salvation Army, P.O. Box 672, Lockney, Texas 79241. All money donated stays in the communities and is put to good use especially during this Coronavirus pandemic.
Matt. 25:40 – “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters, you did for me.’