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ARCH ST METHODIST CHURCH's Fundraiser:

Grace Cafe

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THE STORY:

Grace Café is a restaurant style community meal (soup kitchen) serving our communities most vulnerable residents, our neighbors currently experiencing homelessness and struggling with food insecurity. Each week Grace Café welcomes between 200-250 of our neighbors for a home cooked dinner in a welcoming, safe and judgment free space. Grace Café is a program of the Arch Street United Methodist Church in Center City Philadelphia. Arch Street United Methodist Church is a progressive, reconciling (LGBTQ safe space) congregation that engages in both justice and mercy. We work with our community to change systems and to provide hands on direct service. We are a volunteer led and donation driven program.

Grace Café has grown with each passing year. We hosted our first Health Fair this spring connecting our Grace Café congregation with life sustaining community health resources in a safe, welcoming and familiar space. As our program has grown and so has our need for partners to share the journey with our community. We invite you to partner with Grace Café. Individuals, blocks of neighbors, faith communities, student groups and community organizations partner with our Grace Café community by providing 50% of our Grace Café meals in kind each year; financially supporting Grace Cafe in funding the remaining 50% of our evening meals; and by volunteering to assist us in serving dinner on a Sunday evening.

Even the smallest donation will make a big impact on our Grace Café community. We invite you to join us on the journey.

Your donation of:

• $1200 will provide coffee and tea for Grace Cafe for a year.

• $600 will provide one Sunday evening Grace Cafe meal serving 250 of our neighbors.

• $150 will provide a month of public transportation access for needed medical appointments and job interviews.

• $50 will replace necessary identification required to obtain housing, health insurance and employment.

• $20 will provide coffee and tea for Grace Café for meal.

• $10 will provide paper products for Grace Café for one week.

• $5 will provide a box of food service gloves.

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To This Fundraiser

$2,875

MONEY RAISED
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  • Robert Rosen

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Kate Waggoner

    $10

  • Bethany and Wade Sutton

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Carole Newlin

     

  • Kym McNair

    $20

  • Temple University Volunteers

    $60

  • Rachel's Ternes' Family

    $260

  • Artz Family

    $50

  • Rachel Ternes

    $100

  • A blessed guest -- thank you!

    $20

  • Patrick and Danielle Kim

    $100

  • Leo & Melissa Barnes

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Rachel Ternes' Family 2016

    $260

  • Susanna Gilbertson

    $30

  • Michael Gilbertson

    $50

  • Katherine Kleeman

    $150

  • The Grabers

    $15

  • The Clinton Family

    $100

  • Brian Kearney

    $50

  • Shane Jensen

    $200

  • Rev Judy Buck-Glenn

    $100

  • Regi Thomas George

    $600

  • Rachel Nichols

     

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $25

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58% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,875 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

In honor of Darlene DiDomineck 6 months ago

Rachel Nichols

Rachel Nichols

In honor of Molly Groen, on her Bat Mitzvah 8 months ago

Regi Thomas George

Regi Thomas George

DONATION: $600

9 months ago

Rev Judy Buck-Glenn

Rev Judy Buck-Glenn

DONATION: $100

I still remember Arch Street with such fondness!So to a wonderful, loving community, with my blessings. 1 year ago

Shane Jensen

Shane Jensen

DONATION: $200

1 year ago

Brian Kearney

Brian Kearney

DONATION: $50

In honor of 1 year ago

The Clinton Family

The Clinton Family

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

The Grabers

The Grabers

DONATION: $15

In tribute to Anna Melton 2 years ago

Katherine Kleeman

Katherine Kleeman

DONATION: $150

2 years ago