09/30/10 Marshall County Neighborhood Center is gearing up for the holiday season. We have taken applications in partnership with Leadership Marshall County and Plymouth Community Schools at school registration. However, if you missed us there and are in need of assistance this holiday season please come and fill out an application during the following days/times:

Thanksgiving Sign-up: October 1 – November 1 during normal business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday)

Christmas Applications taken: October 1 – December 1 during normal business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday)

If you or your organization or business are interested in family sponsorship, please contact the Center at 936-3388 to learn about your options. There are ways for you to sponsor a family both by direct sponsorship and through anonymous sponsorship as well as opportunities for indirect sponsorship through a monetary donation.

If your organization would like to do a food drive designed specifically to help us with our Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, the following items are comprise our food baskets and are most helpful in providing meals:

Thanksgiving: Christmas:

turkey (vouchers from Martins are great!) turkey/ham

3 cans of green beans 2 cans of corn

2 cans crm of mushrooms large can of yams

1 tin fried onions 1 small package of marshmallows

1 package of rolls (12) 1 package of rolls (12)

1 box of instant potatoes 1 package of jello

1 pie crust 1 large can pinapple

1 large pumpkin pie mix 1 vanilla cake mix

1 can of condensed milk 1 two liter of coke