BAGS OF LOVE
Bags of Love is a year round mission that collects food and hygiene items which are distributed to the homeless population in Joliet.  This program partners with First Presbyterian Church of Joliet,
Fruitful Yield Health Food Store, and Big Lots of Joliet.  Items are collected continually and once a month are placed in brown paper bags and distributed to those who come through the doors of MorningStar Mission in Joliet.
MOST NEEDED DONATION ITEMS:
FOOD
-bottled water/sports drinks
-canned goods w/pull tab rings
( soup, ravioli, tuna, fruit)
– individual fruit cups and apple sauce
-Poptarts/ breakfast bars
– snacks
(individual size chips, beef jerky etc)
HYGEINE ITEMS
-Lotion
-Body Wash
-Toothpaste
-Toothbrushes
-Deodorant
-Chapstick
-Travel size Kleenex
 
If you are interested in learning more or volunteering please contact Kendall Fris at bagsoflove@firstpresjoliet.org
During the Shelter In Place Mandate we will be having scheduled Drive- Thru donation drop offs at First Pres. Please check our facebook and newsletter for information on when those are. Our first one on April 26th and it was very successful!