At the Thanksgiving services on Nov. 20, the congregation donated 26 well-filled bags of food and paper goods for our church's neighbors who depend on the Reading Food Pantry. The bags, containing everything from pasta sauce and cereal to paper towels and toothbrushes, filled a sedan--seats, trunk, and all. Members of the Reading HS Service Learning Class, who happened to be dropping off donations at the same time, helped carry everything into the pantry at Old South Methodist in Reading Center.
Charlotte Harlan of the Food Pantry sends this note: "Dear Members of the UU Church, Thank you for your Thanksgiving donations to the Reading Food Pantry. Grocery donations are so important to keeping our shelves supplied with items needed by Reading friends and neighbors in need. We wish all of you a wonderful holiday season."