Flipping for a Cause - Pancake Day 2024

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St Andrew's by the Sea Uniting Church, Glenelg hosts a dinner every third Tuesday of the month called Mary's Kitchen to feed those in need. The food is donated by Rotary Lions and prepared by volunteers and served as a three course meal.

To celebrate Christmas and New Year just gone, the volunteers at Mary's Kitchen made an effort to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for the guests on their last event for 2023. This included over 150 bags of home made biscuits, and decorations to bring some Christmas cheer.

Over 80 people joined in that night, and Mary's Kitchen was at capacity. The guests received additional pantry items and a lovely three course meal with all the trimmings, thanks to the generosity of Rotary Lions and community members at Glenelg.

St Andrew's by the Sea, does so much for the community, they have an op-shop, food drive to provide staples for the pantry, fresh fruit and vegetables and rebated medical supplies. They provide a cafe style feel for their guests where they get to sit down, enjoy a coffee and something to eat and most importantly socialise within the community.

Right now, St Andrew's by the Sea needs your help. Each month more and more are attending who are struggling to put food on the table. You can help by hosting your own Pancake Day either on Shrove Tuesday or on any other day before the 31st May 2024. Click on this link: UCA SA - Support UnitingCare for further information. And if you are unable to host your own Pancake Day, that’s okay, donations are welcome at this link: UCSA Credit Card Donation (uca.org.au). All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible and can be targeted to the Emergency Relief Centre of your choice.

By hosting or donating on Pancake Day all the proceeds go to our Emergency Relief Centres across South Australia. This means more capacity to help the homeless, and the disadvantaged in these times of financial struggle.

Every bit counts, so please consider ‘flipping for a cause’ to help others in 2024.


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