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12-10 Lending a Hand

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By The Staff

WEDNESDAY

Reduced-cost spay and neuter program, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Buried Treasure Thrift Shop, 516 N. Main, Elizabethtown. Sponsored by Hardin County Pet Protection. POC: 982-4404.

Clothing closet, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, New Horizon Baptist Fellowship, 864 W. Rhudes Creek Road, Glendale. Donations welcome. POC: Greta Stoddard, 369-6675.

THURSDAY

Food pantry, 5-6 p.m., Vine Grove United Methodist Church, 306 High St., Vine Grove. POC: 877-5231.

Warm Blessings Shelter of Hope Soup Kitchen, 5:30-7 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, College Heights United Methodist Church, 710 College Street Road, Elizabethtown. POC: 763-3500 or www.warmblessings.org. Call if transportation is needed.

SATURDAY

Adopt-a-pet event, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove. POC: 877-6064.

Christmas toy collection for families in need, through Bobby Morrison Santa Claus Project. Drop toys off at 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville. POC: 358-3379.

Food closet, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1591 Hill St., Radcliff, in the Family Life Center at 1582 Hill St., across from the main church building.

SUNDAY

Christmas party for the animals, 1-6 p.m., Animal Refuge Center, 185 Basham Trail, Vine Grove. Door prizes, baked goods, music and more in support of the Animal Refuge Center. Donations and gifts for the animals accepted. POC: 877-6064.

MONDAY

Blood donors needed, noon-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, American Red Cross, 405 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Apheresis donations accepted Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. POC for appointment: 765-6529 or 765-4979.

Salvation Army Thrift Store and Service Center, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. POC: 234-0833.

TUESDAY

Clothing Center for families in need, 10 a.m.-noon, behind the Elizabethtown Church of Christ at Dixie Avenue and the bypass.

Volunteers needed, Hardin County Habitat for Humanity, all skill levels, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at 209 Jennie Lane, Elizabethtown. Year-round work schedule. POC: Bruce Singer, 766-4166.

Wee Care Infant Resource Room/Loan Closet, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. distribution; used car seats, high chairs, cribs, formula, diapers, clothing and toys to families in crisis. Referrals made through Hardin County School Family Resource Centers or North Hardin HOPE. POC: 351-2565, or Radcliff United Methodist Church, 351-3290.

ANGEL FOOD MINISTRY

Several area churches participate in the Angel Food  Ministry food program. Medium-sized box of groceries are $30 per unit. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50. Orders must be placed at the church and paid for at the time of the order. Monthly menus are online at www.angelfoodministries.com. Contact churches directly for more information. Participating churches are:

  • New Horizon Baptist Fellowship, 864 W. Rhudes Creek, Elizabethtown. POC: 737-4386.
  • The ROCK Church, 226 College St., Elizabethtown. POC: Iris Cole, 765-7625.
  • Stithton Baptist Church, 95 Park Ave., Radcliff. POC: 351-6055.
  • Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 201 S. Mulberry, Elizabethtown. POC: 234-0590.