A Visit to Quezon City
Celia Meegan spent the day driving to Holy Family Center. It took about a little more than an hour getting there. Traffic here in Manila is outrageous. At the Holy Family Center I was able to get a tour and see classrooms in action. The 3-4 year old children put on an assembly for me. They sang songs and did a few poems. They were so cute. Sr. Arlene was really thankful and happy with the clothes and school supplies.
Harvest Festival 2016
Tuesday November 15, 2016 Serve!, Inc hosted a Harvest Festival for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren organization at the Noank Firehouse. Andrea Lapointe spearheaded the art project for the children who made their family Thanksgiving candle holders. Children, grandparents, Serve members and friends enjoyed apple cider (thank you Katie Caldwell and Mary Stebbins) and cinnamon donuts (thank you Kathy Lewis). Evie Robinson knitted all the hats displayed while Cherrie Hiles, Andrea Lapointe and Deborah Hadden shopped for gloves to match. Additional items provided to the families were warm socks for the children and family gift baskets with personal hygiene products and school snacks.
3rd Graders Organize a Drive for our Military
Alexis, 3rd grade class president of her class at Lippitt School. Alexis, Carter, Lily and Geoffrey (third grade counsil members) organized this Military Supply drive. Serve!, Inc. is pleased to assist in this cause by covering the cost of postage. Alexis was quoted as saying "This small project turned into a big thing" as a result of the enormous support she received.
Memorial Day 2016
Float was ready to go! Parade was canceled.
Our float featured hunger boxes ready to be delivered to various food lockers on Tuesday May 31, 2016. Hunger is one of 4 categories Serve!, Inc. supports. The other 3 categories include Military support, Federal Disaster and Education, also featured on our float. Although disappointed that the parade was canceled we had a wonderful time assembling the float and are pleased at the opportunity to assist with local hunger.
In the pictures are Evie Robinson, Andrea Lapoint, Cherrie Hiles, Mary Stebbins, Kathleen Lewis, William Wyld and Deborah Hadden.
Harvest Day Event 2015
at the Noank Firehouse 11/10/15. Serve!, Inc. members helped the children make their placemats for Thanksgiving, Evie Robinson made handmade pumkin place settings for each child to take home and Serve! Inc, served cider and donuts. This event was organized with the cooperation of Diane Schrage Groton Human Services.
Serve!, Inc has been a supporter of the Grandparents raising Grandchildren Organization since 2013. At the end of the evening each family received a bag with all the "fixins" for their Thanksgiving Dinner.
A fundraiser, sponsored by Karen Dole at the Bridge Market for a family whose house burnt to the ground. Serve is assisting this family with goods, gift certificates, clothes, etc.
Friday, December 18, 2015 Serve!, Inc. joined the Stonington Branch of the Dime Bank in a hats, gloves, mittens and socks drive to benefit the Homeless Hospitality Center. The Serve!, Inc organization is honored to have members with expert knitting experience to assist us keeping the homeless warm this winter. Our thanks go out to the Stonington Dime Bank. May those who receive our gifts enjoy Happy Holidays.
Westerly Sun: August 8, 2014
By NANCY BURNS-FUSARO Sun Staff Writer
SERVE, Inc., the local non profit that sends packages to members of the military each month and helps gather supplies to people displaced by fire, held a Bowl-a-Thon fundrsaiser earlier this summer at Alley Cats bowling alley.
Gen and David Meegan.
Kevin Stedman, Muriel Benjamin, Jim Ahern, Nelson Harris, Phil Stedman and Jim Benjamin.
Nichole Farr and Steve Mitsko.
From left, Christine Cooke, Maria Valles, Julie Cardinal, Lake Wyld and Mike Ellis.
Kathy Swain, Andrea Lapointe, Jill Keenan, Judi Vincent, Becky Wade and Deborah Hadden
Amber, Katie and Megan Caldwell.
Children's Market Fashion Show to benefit SERVE!
The Second Annyal Collaboration with the girls and staff of Main Street House, Noank Group Home. The girls, staff and SERVE! members put together these care packages as a volunteer project toward "Random Acts of Kindness" for others.