Thursday, February 14, 2013
Hatboro and Horsham food banks are accepting donations.
February is National Canned Food Month and Lehman United Methodist Church and St. John's Lutheran Church, both in Hatboro, need donations of canned food year-round to meet the needs of many hungry children and adults in the area. The Days Inn in Horsham also has an ongoing collection of non-perishable food items to benefit the community and welcomes donations. Officials from the food banks in Hatboro said canned vegetables, spaghetti sauce, pasta, canned fruit, macaroni and cheese, cereal, canned meat (tuna, chicken and ham), peanut butter, jelly, boxed meals, powdered milk, toothpaste, soap, laundry detergent and toilet paper are items in high demand. St. John’s office manager Michelle Santos told Patch previously that the church’s 8-…
Friday, December 14, 2012
Enjoy a holiday show in Hatboro, or run for those in need in Horsham this weekend.
You've spent the last few weeks dashing from store to store in search of the perfect gifts. You could put some of that energy into running to benefit those in need in Horsham Township via the Freezer 5K Run on Sunday. Or, if all that shopping has you pooped, you could relax with a holiday show or two. Here are some options. CHRISTMAS DINNER & A SHOW Where/when: Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church, 300 S. York Road, Hatboro, Saturday 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Why go: Enjoy a buffet style dinner that will be followed by a Christmas show. Cost: $15 5K RUN AND WALK Where/when: Simmons Elementary School, 411 Babylon Road, Horsham, Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. Why go: Proceeds from Horsham Township’s first-ever winter run will benefit Horsham …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Crooked Billet Elementary School students donated more than 1,000 food items which were delivered to Lehman United Methodist Church's pantry this week.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Through Oct. 14, Lehman United Methodist Church in Hatboro is collecting hats, scarves, gloves, coats and more for people in need.
As part of its Warm Heart Campaign, Lehman United Methodist Church in Hatboro is collecting new or gently used coats, fleece blankets, boots, infant snowsuits, mittens, hats, scraves and gloves for people in need. Through Oct. 14, items can be dropped off at the church's fellowship hall. For more information, call Phyllis Carter at 215-672-5195.
Monday, October 1, 2012
The Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce is spearheading a month-long non-perishable food drive to benefit two church-based food pantries.
Tough economic times mean more people are seeking help from community food pantries. Supplies of peanut butter, jelly and other non-perishable goods are getting low, officials said. In response to the growing need to have more food to feed the needy, the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce has spearheaded a non-perishable food collection drive to benefit food pantries at Lehman United Methodist Church and St. John’s Lutheran Church. St. John’s office manager Michelle Santos said the church’s 8-year-old food pantry serves between 35 and 40 individuals and their families a week. “Our shelves wipe out pretty quick,” Santos said. “It’s really gotten huge because the need is just so great right now.” Santos said the pantry feeds people from …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
If so, you're in luck this weekend, which is chock full of music and theater productions.
Whether or not you’re going to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, it’s a great weekend to get out. Here are some options. MARCHING BAND COMPETITION Where/when: Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road, Horsham, Saturday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Why go: See two dozen of the best local percussion and guard units compete. Cost: $10 HAM DINNER Where/when: Lehman United Methodist Church, 300 S. York Road, Hatboro, Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Why go: Enjoy a great meal and fellowship. Cost: Adults $10; children ages 6 to 12 $5; kids 5 and under free LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO Where/when: Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road, Horsham, Friday at 6 p.m. Why go: Proceeds benefit the Hatboro-Horsham marching band programs. Cost: $23 A PLAY…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Lehman Methodist Church will host a monthly community dinner.
What does 80 pounds of meatloaf, 40 volunteers and 55 visitors yield? A home-cooked meal and full stomachs all around as part of Lehman United Methodist Church's brand-new monthly community dinner. Every third Wednesday of the month, the Hatboro place of worship plans to provide a hot dinner for the community. The church held its first community meal on Feb. 15. The monthly event is a new ministry effort from the congregation. "We want to offer a free hot meal for people in the community, but also provide fellowship in addition to food for their bodies," organizer Sarah Kistenmacher said. Kistenmacher has been a member of Lehman all of her life and will be in charge of running the monthly dinners. The first meal was made possible due …