Katy, TX News (October 13, 2014) – On Saturday, October 11, hundreds of volunteers mobilized to collect items at Houston-area grocery stores in support of local food banks, homeless shelters and returning military families.
This was Second Baptist Church’s sixth annual Second Helping food drive. Volunteers gathered at entrances of the area supermarkets to distribute lists of needed items. As shoppers exited the store, volunteers collected and consolidated their donations.
These donations were given to 15 local agencies- Star of Hope, Fifth Ward Pregnancy Help Center, Open Door Mission, Operation Military Embrace, Beltway 8 Pregnancy Help Center, Mission Centers of Houston, Katy Christian Ministries, Krause Center, Pregnancy Help Center-Katy, Mission Northeast, Mission Greenspoint, Humble Area Assistance Ministries [HAAM], Cypress Assistance Ministries, Christian Helping Hands and Northwest Assistance Ministries.Visit their website at www.second.org for more information.