Saturday Cupboard

Angel Gifts for Clothing Storage

Angel Gifts for Clothing Storage

Old First- We’ve made HUGE progress on our clothing shed, thanks to one of our recent service camps, Marlborough UCC. This service camp, along with Janice, constructed shelving units, and organized, sorted, re-arranged and labeled all of the clothing and toiletries in the shed. Today...

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Organizing the Clothing Shed

Organizing the Clothing Shed

Getting the shelves for the shed has become something like waiting for Jesus to come back. We have been talking about it for years, but one might wonder if it was ever going to happen. But, it did! The Service Camp from Marlborough Congregational in Connecticut put them together and...

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Sunday School Lenten Project

Sunday School Lenten Project

The kids in our Sunday School will be baking cookies this year to raise money for the guests at Old First’s Saturday morning cupboard. The proceeds will go to making gift bags for the 80 guests we serve every week (to be presented on 03.31, the Saturday before Easter). We are...

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So… SHOW US THOSE JEANS

So… SHOW US THOSE JEANS

Dear Old First and Friends of Old First, We’ve been diligently sorting through, organizing and reorganizing our clothing shed and realized that, in addition to our normal constant need for socks, underwear, shoes and toiletries, there is also another item that we are aways desperate to...

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IN DESPERATE NEED OF CLOTHING

IN DESPERATE NEED OF CLOTHING

Dear Old First and Friends of Old First, Over the summer I’ve been writing to you asking for your continued contributions of toiletries and men’s summer clothing. This week is no different. To date, we are low on men’s summer clothing. Specifically we’re in need of men’s short sleeve...

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Our Clothing Shed Has Yet to be Empty

Our Clothing Shed Has Yet to be Empty

Dear Old First and Friends of Old First, I hope everyone is enjoying summer! I’m reaching out to ask for your help. Currently, we’re in need of volunteers to help with Saturday Morning Breakfast. In particular, we’re in need of volunteers to help sort, fold and distribute clothes, as...

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