Each year VEAP provides the children of low income families in our communities with the appropriate supplies and tools to start a new school year. The expectation is that in 2014 there will be more than 3500 children receiving this help. Each child typically is given a backpack filled with grade appropriate school supplies. In order to accomplish this goal, that’s more than 3500 backpacks, 30,000 notebooks, etc., etc., a total exceeding 130,000 items! VEAP collects the majority of this material through donations from member churches and other community sources. Cross View has been asked to collect the following items: (more…)
The 7th Annual YAMS (Young Adults, Married and Single) Family Picnic will be on Sunday, August 10th at 4pm at Staring Lake Park in Eden Prairie. There will be lawn games to play, as well as the ever popular huge playground for the kids! Please consider inviting a friend, neighbor or colleague as this is also a great introduction to YAMS! There is a sign-up sheet at the Connection Center for food, condiments and other items. Please sign up by Sunday, August 3rd. The YAMS will be hosting Café Cross View on Sunday, July 20th to offset some of the costs of the event.