Supporting our community is something near and dear to our hearts. We are passionate about giving back to our community and supporting local charities. We encourage our patients to join our efforts to improve the quality of life for those in need of a helping hand.
JANUARY – FEBRUARY
National Soup Month: Please bring in canned foods and nonperishable items to be donated to the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, which serves to alleviate hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy and education.
MARCH – APRIL
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday: Please bring children’s books which will be donated to a local non-profit organization.
MAY – JULY
Veterans IV Motorcycle Association: We will be gathering items for the Veterans IV Veterans Motorcycle Association. Their mission is to support and defend those who have defended our country and freedoms. They work to prevent veteran suicide, assist with finding resources to provide care and fight veteran homelessness as well as help with education. We will be accepting Gatorade, Mio type water enhancers, jerky, peanut butter crackers, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, other personal hygiene products and gently used clothing and shoes.
AUGUST – OCTOBER
To be determined
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER
OCJ Kids: OCJ Kids’ mission is to equip at-risk and foster youth with tools, resources and healthy relationships to succeed and excel in every area of life. They connect at-risk and foster youth with caring communities for support and assistance, create a foundation of family for children and youth who have none and cultivate at-risk and foster youth with purpose, direction, hope and a brighter future. They assist youth to transition into independent living. We will be accepting Newborn-14/16 PJ’s, all sizes of girls and boy’s underwear, Diapers, wipes, hygiene items and suitcases.