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Lakeside Involved

Lakside Involved is our annual day of missions, including as many members of the Lakeside family as possible in doing hands-on ministry to our community. Held the first Saturday in November, we typically involve about 150 individuals in a variety of projects throughout the Rocky Mount community.

In 2015, Lakeside Involved projects include:

* My Sister’s House–This year, we are focusing our primary efforts on our local shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Please choose one of the following projects:

-Construct a playset for children.

- Create a meditation garden for residents.

- Construct a fence around the garden and play area.

* Assisting the Lakeside children in painting picture frames to be given to Bassett Center families and planting bulbs at My Sister’s House.

* Taking portraits of families at the Bassett Center.

* Filling comfort care kits for the Frederick E. Turnage Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Tar River Mission Clinic (toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, deodorant, soap, washcloth, razor, comb).

* Making and/or delivering soup to fellow church members.

* Baking and/or delivering cookies to fellow church members.

* Making “no-sew” lap blankets for Pediatric patients at Nash General Hospital.

* Preparing “Luke’s Dream Pillows” in memory of Luke Spencer for children at My Sister’s House and the Pediatric Emergency Department at Nash General Hospital.

* Donating new or gently used, hardcover children’s books for the Little Free Libraries.

*Landscaping at the Villa Neighborhood Association Park on Western Avenue.

* Donating large canned goods (#10 cans), laundry detergent, paper towels, toilet paper, and trash bags (13 and 15 gallon) for United Community Ministries.

* Doing yard work/minor repairs for some of our fellow church members.

* Assisting with or donating blood for the American Red Cross Blood Drive to be held at Lakeside from 2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2015.

* Making a monetary donation for Lakeside Involved projects.

*Assisting with or donating blood for the American Red Cross Blood Drive to be held at Lakeside from 2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 7.

*Making a monetary donation for Lakeside Involved projects.

*Helping prepare and serve breakfast or lunch for volunteers.

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