West Garden UMC holds fundraiser dinner to profit Ukraine

SPRING TOWNSHIP, Pa.- At West Garden United Methodist Church in Spring Township, volunteers bustled across the kitchen getting ready to serve a particular meal.

“As a church we do loads of group service usually,” says Ed Hong, Director of Kitchen Ministry at West Garden United Methodist Church.

Sometimes, they do not serve a meal throughout Holy Week however church volunteers got here up with the thought for this fish and chips dinner a couple of weeks in the past as a fundraiser for Ukraine.

After greater than six weeks of Russian assaults a lot of the nation is warfare torn and in turmoil. President Biden is now describing the horror occurring there as genocide.

“They do not deserve what’s occurring to them,” says Hong. “They did not ask for it and we simply need to do our little half to assist wherever we are able to.”

In honor of a member of the congregation who lately died, Adelphia Seafood, her former employer, supplied the church a reduction on fish. Could’s Sandwich Store donated French fries and volunteers baked pineapple the other way up cake and arrange the eating corridor.

“It is a walk-in meal, it is a $10 donation and all of the proceeds go to Ukraine,” says Hong.

“We’re lucky to have a great variety of servants who’re all like-minded and so they’re prepared to assist,” says Hong. “It is for a great trigger.”

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