Christ Church volunteers near 200,000 meals packed for East Cooper Meals on Wheels
Since 2003, East Cooper Meals on Wheels has occupied Porcher and Holt Halls on the campus of Christ Church along Highway 17 North adjacent to Longpoint Road. A central location to the work of the oganization and an ongoing mission of Christ Church, the partnership has been a special one to the parishioners who serve in the ministry monthly. In addition to volunteering alongside many from the surrounding community and local businesses, Christ Church parishioners and friends plan, cook and pack weekend meals for the Monday through Friday recipients.
Several years after East Cooper Meals on Wheels moved to its current location, church members Tom Pickhardt and Howard Harder saw a need for more help and funding to provide weekend meals to homebound neighbors. When the church was presented with the mission, everyone agreed that all people need to eat seven days a week, regardless of their socio-economic status. Thus the weekend meals ministry began. [READ ENTIRE MOULTRIE NEWS ARTICLE]