Service opportunities at Falcon Heights Church.
Giving in the time of COVID-19/in News, Service /by Linda Owen
In the time of COVID-19, giving your volunteer time or sharing tangible goods can be difficult or impossible. However, your community still needs your financial support. Here are some ways to donate that will make a real difference for our church’s mission.
Give to our church
Your generosity matters now more than ever to help Falcon Heights Church fulfill our mission in new ways during this crisis. In addition to checks and electronic funds transfer (EFT), you can also give electronically:
- By text. Text “Give” to 651-240-6681 (without the quotation marks). You will receive a response with a link to set up your donation and payment information. Select the account where you want the donation to go (plate, pledge, food shelf, etc.) and enter either your bank routing information or credit card number. (In case of a mistake, text “Refund” within 15 minutes to reverse the transaction. To modify your giving account information, text “Edit” to the same number, 651-240-6681.
- Via our new eGiving portal. Click the “Donate” button above and follow the directions. You will also find donation buttons at the top of the home page and in the footer area at the bottom of each page on our website.
Once you set up your information, your donations are linked to your annual giving statement.
Give to Every Meal (formerly The Sheridan Story)
We’re no longer able to give cereal and snacks to Falcon Heights Elementary students via this program, but you can give money to help feed kids and families.
Give to Holy Hammers-Habitat for Humanity
Our work on this year’s house-building project is done, but your financial donations are still needed. Text your donation or visit the eGiving portal as described above. You will be able to select Holy Hammers-Habitat for Humanity as the recipient of your gift.
Give to the Department of Indian Work food shelf
DIW is no longer able to accept donations of food during the COVID-19 crisis. But it continues to need money to buy food for the people it serves.
You can use the online giving methods above (specify “food shelf” — your donation will go to DIW), or visit the Interfaith Action website HERE. At that site, click the “DONATE” button at the top and follow the instructions on the donation page. You will be able to specify the Department of Indian Work food shelf as the recipient of your gift.
Share your garden produce/in Service, Uncategorized /by Linda Owen
Help supply fresh, healthy food for hungry neighbors this summer. Starting July 6, The Sheridan Story (which we support in feeding students at Falcon Heights Elementary) will be collecting donations of garden produce from area gardeners through its Grow and Give program.
You can drop off donations at The Sheridan Story at 2723 Patton Road in Roseville on Mondays and Tuesdays July 6 through Sept. 30. Please email Summer Programs Manager Christine Dummann ([email protected]) with a brief description of your donation and to arrange a dropoff time.
Read more about the most-needed garden produce.
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Falcon Heights Church, United Church of Christ
1795 Holton St.
Falcon Heights, MN 55113