Social Justice: 23 January

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Volunteer opportunities: here
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FOOD NOT BOMBS NEEDS COLD WEATHER WEAR:
The recent below-freezing weather has created an acute & immediate need for cold weather wear for both adults & children: coats, sweatshirts/sweatpants, gloves, woven caps/scarves, socks. Please look around the house for any of these items that you’re no longer using.

We will be taking these to the FNB share every Monday during the cold weather, as the need is so great.
You can put your donations in the Pat’s Pantry wagon in the Narthex. FNB is extremely grateful for our support, and considers GUUF to be a significant collaborator. 
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Adopt-A-Highway • Saturday, FEBRUARY 18 • 9 AM: Hey y’all, we’ve got another Adopt a Highway coming up. Come join us! It’s fun, it’s rewarding–and you get free treats! As always, we’ll meet at Lakeview Middle School on Old Buncombe Road. Start time is 9 AM SHARP. No need to worry about safety vests, litter picker-uppers, snacks or water—we’ve got you covered! Just bring your energy and desire to make Greenville, Cleanville. Kids 13+ are welcome, accompanied by a guardian. To register, contact Karen at kpw0716@gmail.com.
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Food Drive: Sunday, February 19: Social Justice is conducting another food drive to benefit Upstate Food Not Bombs (FNB) on Sunday, February 19. On a weekly basis, FNB delivers food bags to 35 families in need, as well as numerous members of the unhoused community. At the weekly food shares between 50 – 100 are served hot meals as well as packaged food. FNB is requesting canned food as well as complete pancake mix, syrup, rice, canned & dry red/black beans, pasta & pasta sauce, mayo, soups, spices, salt, cooking oil, sugar, masa, plastic grocery bags, band aids, liquid hand & bar soap. Look for Janet Aguilar at the front entrance string at 10:30. Thank you very much for your generous support.
Contact Janet Aguilar at:  janetag1944@gmail.com for more information on how to join our volunteer team. 
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The Community Remembrance Project of Greenville County, a coalition formed in 2019, partners with the Equal Justice Initiative to confront our local racial terror history – and honor its lynching victims — through a series of community engagement events.

On Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m., a panel discussion ” Redemption in Remembrance” will be held at Springfield Baptist Church, 600 E. Mc Bee Ave., Greenville. The event, which is open to the public, is inspired by the book “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” by Dr. James Cone. For questions or more information, contact Lynne Lucas at wildearthscape@charter.net.
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