by Jarrett Meek, Pastor/Executive Director, Mission Adelante, Inc.
"We can feel the love of God in this place!" What an amazing compliment for our brand new thrift store! I believe that customers have been saying things like this because of volunteers who have gone the extra mile in serving! It's exciting that the love of Christ can be expressed in so many ways, including through a retail store! We invite you to be a part of loving and transforming a community by serving as a volunteer at Adelante Thrift!
Adelante Thrift opened it's doors to the public on March 14th, and now we're excited to offer fun, high-impact volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups and families! With the doors open and all systems "go", volunteers helping with production (sorting, racking, steaming, pricing, and stocking) and department displays (organizing/decorating specific departments) will become one of our most important keys to success. Keeping items on the shelves, priced low, and organized beautifully attracts customers AND provides the kind of pleasant shopping environment that makes people say, "Wow, somebody really cares!" That somebody, of course, is Jesus , working through you!
We invite you to come serve with us and transform community! Serve once, serve occasionally, or serve on a regular basis! Serve as an individual, a family, or serve with your group! You make a difference!
To sign up, please visit our volunteer page at www.adelantethrift.com/volunteer/!
n other news:
Thank you to many generous donors who have helped to stock our LIT snack bucket!
- Our Leaders in Training program has a “Mission Adelante Money Store” at the end of each trimester, where students spend “money” they have earned doing extra work and exhibiting behavior above and beyond what is expected of them to buy small prizes. Our students have done an amazing job this year, and we need items for the store such as small toys and prizes of interest to 8-12 year old students by Tuesday, March 31st. If you are interested in helping please contact Kristen Maxwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or Megan McDermott at email@example.com.