Did you know that one of our very on local non-profits gives free clothes, shoes and food to anyone that walked in the door, no questions asked? If you didn’t, I bet you also didn’t realize the impact they make our local community. Shawnee Community Services has been serving our community since 1982.
The MISSION of Shawnee Community Services is to offer a hand up to anyone in need. This hand up includes:
- Food, clothing, emergency financial assistance for shelter, utilities and health care; and, advocacy.
- Empowering our clients through education and development of life skills and resource management.
- Promoting practices that respect all people of the Earth and the Environment with special emphasis on all types of recycling.
- Actively recognizing the central role that charity plays in society by initiating innovative ways to improve the quality of life locally, nationally & internationally.
- Wisely utilizing the energy and generosity of volunteers, churches, businesses and other organizations in these efforts.
Earnie Straub, with Straub Construction, currently has a matching contribution challenge going out to the community. He will match your donations up to $2000. With your help, we can help SCS raise an additional $4000, that will be used to support our community! Click here to donate. Starfish Project wants to thank you in advance for your support of SCS!