Outreach Events

GOD'S HANDS 

The God’s Hands program helps the homeless community by donating items such as personal hygiene and children’s activity items through the Interfaith Sanctuary shelter, located in downtown Boise. The Interfaith Sanctuary "serves people of all genders, races, religions, and sexual orientation, as well as families with children, by providing safe overnight emergency shelter and practical services to transition out of homelessness." A list of needs will be posted here every month.  

The needs for April 2021 are:

 

To donate go to Give Online and select "God's Hands" category. 

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY (MFP)

Meridian I - Next Service 04/12/2021

Meridian II - Next Service 04/25/2021

The Treasure Valley Mobile Food Pantry is a traveling "grocery store" with fresh produce, canned, frozen and boxed foods, frozen meats and dairy products, available to the community at no cost. The Mobile Food Pantry is sponsored by the EACSM- Eagle Adventist Community Services; the Idaho Food Bank and the TEFAP - Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program. 

Visit our calendar for upcoming services.

How does it work?

Register (at no cost) to one of our Mobile Food Pantry services during the operation hours listed below.  Once you are registered, you may attend that single service each month as long as needed. After your first service, simply drive up, remain in your vehicle, provide your last name, and the food will be delivered to you!

    Registration Requirements:   

    • Proof of Idaho Residence (ID driver’s license, utility bill or etc.)

    • Names and ages of all residing in the home.

    • Low income.

    Services and Locations: 

    • Meridian I: 1600-1698 NE 2 and A Half Street, Meridian, ID 83642. (Loading Area behind Rite Aid). 

      • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. On the second Monday of every month.

    • Meridian II: 1855 N. Black Cat Rd. (At our Church's parking lot).

      • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. On the fourth Sunday of every month.

    Contact: Call or text 208-352-6502

    email: meridiansdacontact@gmail.com

    To donate go to Give Online and select "Mobile Pantry" category. 

     

     

     

     

    ​GOD'S CLOSET - Next Event is 04/11/2021

    God's Closet is a non-profit organization that offers FREE CHILDREN’S CLOTHING to parents of young children. 

    We ask only that you pay a $1.00 entrance fee, and then you can shop for free.

    We accept donations of clean, gently used clothes. To donate, simply contact us through one of the means listed below.

    Date: 04/11/2021

    Hours: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

    Location: 1855 N Black Cat Rd, Meridian, ID 83646.

    Contact: 208-890-0588

    email: meridian@godscloset.com

    To donate go to Give Online and select "God's Closet" category. 

    JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM - Next Event in December of 2021

    Journey to Bethlehem, a living nativity! Walk through the city of Christ's birth. Allow one hour to complete the tour.  Please dress warmly for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. No admission fee. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Meridian Food Bank or an item of new children's clothing (birth to 12 years) for God's Closet.

    Date: TBD

    Hours: Tours run from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Location: 1855 N Black Cat Rd, Meridian, ID 83646.

    Contact: 208-890-0588 or 208-888-7171

    email: meridiansdacontact@gmail.com

    To donate go to Give Online and select "J2B"category. 

     

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