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Sunday, October 27, 2013

TMSA Thanksgiving Food Drive

PORCH-Durham is a grassroots, community-wide hunger relief organization. PORCH-Durham collects food in support of the Backpack Buddies program sponsored by the Interfaith Food Shuttle. Weekly, this program provides over 400 backpacks with food for the weekend to those children most in need within five Durham Public Schools.

Please bring in any of the needed items before Tuesday, 11/19 to be placed in backpacks for the upcoming holidays! All donations can be left on the front steps of Lisa Zerden’s home. See your email or contact for her information.

Items most needed include (NO GLASS!)
 Cans of soup/stew with meat and vegetables
 Cans of Cans of Cans of tuna and chicken
 Cans of vegetables and beans of all kinds
 Cans of fruit esp. mandarin oranges, peaches, and pineapple
 In stant oatmeal and other low-sugar cereals
 Macaroni and cheese
 Ramen noodles, rice-a-roni packets
 Peanut butter (An excellent item since it lasts longer!)
 Healthy snacks: trail mix, raisins, cereal bars, pretzels, etc.
Schools We Support:
Eastway Elementary; Y.E. Smith Elementary; Glenn Elementary;
C.C. Spaulding Elementary; Forestview Elementary; E.K. Power
Elementary; Club Boulevard Elementary

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fall Events


November 2nd, Family Social - Southern Community Park, large playground, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Coffee and donuts will be provided. 

November 12th, Book Club & Bunko - Kelly Sayed's house, 7:30 - 9 p.m. See evite for more information. 


December 8th, Holiday Party - Finley Forest Clubhouse, 5 - 7 p.m. 

December 11th, 15th Annual Holiday Bazaar - UNC Lobby of Women's Hospital, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TBA - Book Club & Bunko - Beautiful Ruin by Jess Walter

For more information on any of the events, please email us at