Hermano (Farmworker) Day (Mar 1, 2020)
Farmworkers from Mexico will soon be arriving in North Carolina to begin their seasonal work. These farmworkers live in remote and isolated labor camps just an hour from Cary and arrive with the barest of possessions. The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry in Dunn, NC provides men in 47 labor camps with much needed clothing, bedding, food, transportation and medicine. St. Paul’s helps with financial assistance and by donating work clothes,* bedding,* and food. Donating to our farmworker Brothers in Christ has been a tradition at St. Paul’s for over twenty years and the EFwM counts on us as one of their biggest contributors.
Please bring your donations to church on March 1 when representatives from the ministry will join us at St. Paul’s.
Urgently needed items are:
- Men’s work pants (khaki is best) (sizes 24-32)
- Men’s long sleeved shirts (small, medium)
- Men’s socks and underwear (small sizes)
- Men’s athletic shoes (small sizes)
- Sheets (twins are best)
- Towels, light blankets, pillows
- Dried beans, rice, canned fruit
*Clothing and bedding can be new or used
An alternative is to make a monetary donation to ‘The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry’.
Thank you for your generous support of this ministry.
Submitted by Gale Herrman