Calvary Christian’s free giveaway event Aug. 17, Block Party Aug. 24

Staff Report

Calvary Christian Church and its members are hosting their Fourth Annual “Calvary Cares” giveaway from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17. Items are available completely free of charge to anyone in the area who needs them.

Items include clean, gently-used clothing, furniture and appliances. The event will be at the church building, 5455 Charles St., Rockford.

Our goal again this year is to be a channel of blessing to help alleviate some of the financial stress that so many are continuing to experience,” said Pastor Steve Doyle.

Donations will be accepted each day from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m., through Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church building. Anyone from the community is welcome to donate and will be offered a receipt for their charitable gift. Call the church at (815) 398-4940 if you have a larger item to donate to see if a pick-up can be arranged.

From 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, the church will host a free Community Block Party. The party will feature free food, games, prizess and live music. All are welcome.

Posted Aug. 14, 2013

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