Twin Lakes residents and Montgomery Moms make sandwiches for local shelter.

Twin Lakes residents and Montgomery Moms make sandwiches for local shelter.

Participating organizations and individuals are committing to volunteer projects for Connect Montgomery’s Making A Difference Day on Saturday, October. 18.

 Already locked in are plans to assemble packages at Matthew 25: Ministries and the Freestore Foodbank; organize donations to Crayons to Computers; collect goods for the North East Emergency Distribution Services (NEEDS) food pantry, and the MCLA Class of 2011 will pick up trash at the intersection of Montgomery Road and the Ronald Reagan Highway. Other opportunities remain, including volunteer roles at Sycamore Junior High School’s annual Flight Fest event, also scheduled on October 18.

To sign up, go to this link and scroll to the bottom of the page for the sign up form.  A more complete list of projects is coming soon.

Organizations from across the Montgomery area are committing their members to do volunteer projects on Making A Difference Day to highlight the importance of volunteering and to set an example for young people. The projects can take place anywhere, as long as the organizers are passionate about the cause.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Montgomery is coordinating the October 18 observance.

For more information, please contact John Nolan or Jeff Boyle, of St. Barnabas Church. John can be reached at (513) 263-0399 or at . To contact Jeff, e-mail him at and leave a telephone number at which he can return your call.


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