Blessings in a Bag
Feeding Children in Miamisburg
Blessings in a Bag is a ministry that is designed to feed needy Miamisburg school children over the weekends. In order to qualify, the children must be receiving free lunches at school. Miamisburg is now serving over 800 students from preschool through high school.
St. James, Parkview and First Church of God serve 5 of the 10 Miamisburg Schools: Mound, Medlar, Chance, Maddux-Lang Preschool and Miamisburg High. This school year, we have 226 participants from these schools.
What We Need
- Chef Boyardee
- peanut butter
- Vienna sausages
- cans of ham, chicken or tuna
- cereal packs or cups
- fruit and pudding cups
- cereal bars
- cheese or peanut butter crackers
- juice pouches
- mac and cheese boxes or cups
What We Do
- Our group packs the bags bi-weekly, (452 bags)
- Delivers the bags to each of the schools
- Speaks to civic groups
- Works at our BBQ fundraiser
- Inventories all donations each Monday morning for an accurate count of items to be used.
God has commanded us to feed the hungry and give drink to the thirsty and this is what our ministry is all about.
Proverbs 3:6—“In everything you do, put God first, and He will direct you and crown you efforts with success.”