Dunwoody UMC will prepare and serve lunch twice this year to over 300 homeless and working poor in downtown Atlanta at Trinity UMC.
Sunday, March 17, 30 volunteers will be needed to attend and serve this day from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers will feed the guests a hot lunch and provide them with a “to-go” bag that includes 3 sandwiches, a dessert, and a beverage.
We also need people to donate sandwiches and cook chili (recipe provided) prior to the event.
Volunteers will sign up to provide meat and cheese or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
- Use white or wheat bread. Do not cut in half.
- Creamy peanut butter is preferred.
- Choose a meat and cheese combination that you like. Do not add condiments (mayo, mustard, etc.).
- Package in individual sealed sandwich bags.
- Drop off the sandwiches at the following times:
Friday, March 15, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the church reception desk.
Sunday, March 17, 9:00 a.m. outside the Epworth Room
Make this simple recipe below at your convenience and freeze.
- Drop off at the following times:
Wednesday, March 13, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Epworth Room
Friday, March 15, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the church reception desk
Preparation Time – 30 minutes
Makes 14 cups
2 lbs. Ground beef, cooked
(if making for yourself – just as tasty with ground turkey – smiley face)
2 cans 12 oz V8 juice
1 jar 16 oz mild salsa (publix or pace brand is what we’ve used)
1 can 16 oz red kidney beans
2 cans 14.5 oz stewed tomatoes (sliced if possible)
1 Carol Shelby Chili Kit
(found in Publix on the sauce packet aisle in a brown box)
Combine these ingredients in a large soup pot. Cool and package in 1 gallon size
Zip-lock freezer bags. Freeze, and bring to church at one of the drop-off times.
SWEET TREAT AND PEANUT BUTTER CRACKER SPECIFICS:
- You may buy or bake but must be individually packaged and ready to put in our to-go bags.
- Bring to the church for Susan Anderson by Friday, March 15.
At the church, you may contact Susan Anderson at 770-394-0675, ext. 136.