Attention Bargain Hunters - let's go shopping! Mission for Area People will be holding a Community Yard Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, August 22 from 9 am to 2 pm in the parking lot of Central United Methodist Church, 1011 2nd Street, Downtown Muskegon. Come browse our gently used items and unique treasures. Your purchases benefit MAP's Medical Support Fund. Call our office for more information at 231-733-9672.
Are you interested in donating items? All items should be cleaned and price marked ready to sell. Contact us to make arrangements. Together, we take care of our neighbors in need. #bargainhunters#shoppingdeals#yardsaleheaven
It's been a long five months since COVID-19 has hit our community and we've been busy. Mission for Area People has continued to operate during the shut-down helping those in need. Diana Wright-Stubbs, Executive Director of MAP, would like to share an update on those we have served during the pandemic. As of July 27, 2020, MAP has assisted the following:
Aided 118 individuals with lodging, (this includes the homeless, quarantined, and COVID-19 positive.
55 rooms of lodging were paid for, many are still in lodging.
Approximately $29,000 spent in lodging.
Bedding, linens, towels, personal care, food, medicine, and transportation have been given to those displaced or homeless.
All of us at MAP would like to thank the community donors including United Way of the Lakeshore, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, Meijers, and many generous individuals for giving to us. We wouldn't be able to continue our work without this support.
The pandemic is not over, but we promise that MAP will be there to help every step of the way. Stay home. Stay safe.
It's time for our 3rd annual Feet & Seat Give-Away on Thursday, August 27 from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, at our MAP office, located at 2500 Jefferson Street. We need donations to make this event happen. Please drop off (new) items to help children dress for school. Items needed: Boys and men's boxers all sizes (especially XL, XXL, and XXXL men) Boys and men's socks all sizes and colors. Girls and ladies underwear all sizes (especially XL and XXL ladies). Girls and ladies socks, all sizes and colors. Bra's all sizes: small, medium, large, XL, and XXL. Parents attending the event are asked to leave younger children home, but may bring teenagers to help pick out their size and style that best works for them.
For more information, please call our office at 231-733-9672.