Harvest Hope Fills Community Needs

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The third annual Harvest Hope event will be held from 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Ringgold.
The Harvest Hope Field is comprised of new and used donated items available to the community at-large to take what they need for their families.
The 12 basic needs covered are: Bibles, Baby Needs, Food, Men's Clothing, Women's Clothing, Children's Clothing, Dental and Personal Hygiene, Household paper products, Tools and outdoor needs, Toys and Gifts, Books and Games, and Furnishings.
New this year, North Georgia Healthcare Center will offer the following medical screenings free of charge: Vision, Hearing, Breathing, Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, BMI, and diagnostic blood work.
 
Harvest Hope is a group of men, women and children from various families of Bible-believing, Christ-exalting churches who want to bring the hope of Christ to the Greater Chattanooga/North Georgia area. Formally a branch of Humble Harvest, Harvest Hope desires to make disciples of Christ by meeting basic needs while ministering to individuals and families spiritual needs.
For more information on donating, volunteering, or attending, please visit www.harvest-hope.org or contact us at info@harvest-hope.org.


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