Meals market in Fleetwood accumulating canned items for Ukraine

FLEETWOOD, Pa. — Inside Boyer’s Meals Market close to Fleetwood, donations for Ukraine are beginning to pileup.

“You already know the scripture tells us we should always assist our brothers and our neighbors and that is what we’re doing,” stated Barbara Kurtz.

Kurtz is volunteering with St. Mary Church in Tilden Township. The church, together with the grocery retailer chain and the Freedom in Christ Church in Pottsville, Schuylkill County are teaming as much as gather canned meals, and issues like first assist kits and diapers.

Volunteers stated they want to fill a tractor trailer, however Kurtz stated she has a better imaginative and prescient.

“We’re hoping we get quite a lot of truck hundreds stuffed,” stated Kurtz.

Donation bins will be discovered inside 12 Boyer’s shops in Berks and Schuylkill counties. Challenge Coordinator Elle Rulavage tells us a bin is already overflowing at one retailer.

“It is catching hearth, it is catching wind and it is beginning to unfold,” stated Rulavage.

She stated they’re encouraging folks to put in writing messages of religion, hope and love on the cans, letting the folks of Ukraine know they’re standing with them.

“So, we are saying religion for as we speak, hope for tomorrow and love at all times from the folks of Berks County to the folks of Ukraine,” stated Rulavage.

The fundraiser runs by April eleventh.

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