Meals for Haiti Packing Set for Sunday August 4th

The First United Methodist Church of Crystal Lake is holding its second meal packing event for Haiti. Inspired by the tremendous community outpouring headed up by the Salvation Army in 2007 when 780,000 meals were packed by hundreds of community … Continue reading

Methodists Invite Folks to Hannah Beardsley Middle School to Pack Meals for Haiti Sunday Morning

If you are not doing anything Sunday morning, the First Methodist Church of Crystal Lake is hosting a meal packing morning for Haiti. Two years ago the Salvation Army hosted a massive event at the old Cub Food Store in … Continue reading

Upwards of 780,000 Meals for Haiti Prepared by Volunteers at Salvation Army Event

The old Cub Food building was packed with volunteers early Sunday afternoon. Enough rice and other ingredients had been packed Saturday to provide 440,000 meals to those living in Haiti. There were fifty packing stations set up. They seemed all … Continue reading

Old Cub Food Building Next to Old Walmart Site for Haiti Meal Preparation Sunday Afternoon

About 440,000 meals down, another 560,000 to go, if the Salvation Army’s goal of one million meals for Haiti is to be met. Oodles of McHenry County-area residents joined Kansas employees of Numana, which I first misread as “Humana,” to … Continue reading

Compassion International Another Established Agency in Haiti

We Skinners know because we sponsor a child about 25 miles east of the earthquake’s epicenter. Jeff Leonard’s about my son’s age and lives with his grandmother and two other children in the family. The grandmother sometimes sells things in … Continue reading