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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Serve Weekend - Reaching out to the needs of others

Help fill a semi-trailer with gently used furniture and house wares, Apri1 16 at Trinity Lutheran Church Long Lake. Your tax free donations will benefit Bridging, a nonprofit organization distributing goods to area families in transition.

Bridging needs bookcases, desks, dressers, mattresses, box springs, dishes, pots and pans, toys, clocks, kitchen and table linens. Please refer to trinitylonglake.org for more specifics as Bridging has a list of unable to accept items. More than 6,000 families yearly receive an entire household of furniture through contributions.

Serve Weekend
This donation drive is part of SERVE Weekend where some two hundred volunteers will help at 12 organizations. Folks will pack meals for Japan, write cards to soldiers, prepare breakfasts and lunches for those and entertain residents of Bryant House with a dog show.

Organizations Served
Feed My Starving Children, Mary’s Place/Sharing and Caring Hands, Animal Humane Society, Our Saviour’s Shelters, 363 Days, Bridging, Woodlands, Interfaith Outreach Community Partners, Minneapolis Crisis Nursery, Long Lake Assisted Living, Bryant House and Minneapolis Crisis Nursery.

For more info:

Contact:  Jeri Lowe
Trinity Lutheran Church: 952-473-8577

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