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The Friendly Center Mission:
No neighbor will go hungry, feel alienated, alone or powerless.


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Next Month's Events: 

November 29 is #GIVINGTUESDAY! Join us in continuing to serve the families of North Toledo by making a year-long commitment to donate just $10 a month.  Your donation will help us to provide food, services, and new opportunities in a Christian environment to underprivileged families in the North Toledo area.  Please prayerfully consider this opportunity. Learn more!


Christmas Party:

The Friendly Center Guild will be sponsoring a Christmas Program / Party on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Friendly Center , 11:00 a.m.  The program will feature The Friendly Center choir under the direction of Mrs. Charlotte Lawson, a message from the Rev. Jim Nevell, and participation from The Aldersgate Youth.  Following the music, festivities and message we will share with the families in a luncheon. Please make your reservations for the party to either Melinda Hipsher at 419-877-8165 or Diana Randolph at 419-885- 5598 by Dec. 3, 2016.

Food and gifts needed

The Friendly Center Guild is providing Christmas gifts for approximately 40 families. This is a different approach from years past.  However, we would like to continue to reach out to additional families with a Christmas basket. We need of the following items: canned Cranberry Sauce, Sweet Potatoes/Yams, Green Beans, Peas, Corn, Fruit, Milk, Boxes of Macaroni and Cheese, Boxes or Bags of Stuffing/Dressing, and Brownie Mixes.

We ask that you deliver these items to the Friendly Center between November 28 and December 13.  We thank you very much is your assistance in helping the families served through Friendly Center.  If you have questions, please feel free to call Melinda Hipsher, FC Guild President at 419-877-8165.


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