SPRINGVILLE — The Trading Post Community Care Center focuses on meeting food, clothing and basic needs of families and individuals, within the area. The center partners with area churches, businesses, schools, clubs and groups to foster neighbors helping neighbors. Their services include the Trading Swap clothing exchange program, food pantry, community kitchen, infant supply program, life skills workshops and volunteers. Those interested in volunteering can call 592-4455.
Churches, groups and businesses can help by placing donation boxes and collecting gifts for the Holiday Helper program. Assignments are being prepared. Anyone with a gift to share can call Kim Crone at 673-6730.
Community lunches are held Wednesdays, from noon-1 p.m. and on the second Thursday of each month; the community dinner is held at 5 p.m. Those attending should bring a toy or donation.
Those wishing to donate to 1,000-gifts toy and stocking drive, the Christmas Giving Tree, are asked to drop them off at the Trading Post Community Care Center, 38 Franklin St. in Springville.
The facility is open on Mondays from 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Holiday helpers are also requested, for several events. For more information, call 592-4455.