Genesis House: Item of the Week Recipient (May 2015)
Throughout May, 2015, we are collecting donation items for Genesis House in Melbourne, Florida. If you would like to donate anything, leave the items out for us on your delivery day. We will pick it up when we drop off your produce and get it to Genesis House to help mothers and children in need.
Here are the weekly items we are collecting for Genesis House this May:
May 3rd: Shampoo and Conditioner
May 10th: New or gently used Maternity clothes
May 17th: Feminine products
May 24th Diapers
Genesis House provides shelter for homeless women and their children. They are committed to providing a safe, supportive, caring environment. Education, self-discipline, self-reliance, and independence from the welfare system are promoted. Counseling, personal improvement classes, and health care are obtained for all residents.
Classes at Genesis House Sponsored by Space Girl Organics:
Each Wednesday, the residents of Genesis house attend a life skills class. We would love to have you help us! Space Girl Organics will be working with the residents throughout the summer and sponsoring these classes:
Pregnancy nutrition and breastfeeding support
May 20, 2015
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Volunteers needed! We are looking for customers / nursing mothers that would be interested in doing some peer support counseling for breastfeeding moms.
Healthy meal planning
June 17, 2015, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Learning to make nutritious meals with produce.
July 15, 2015
We will be encouraging the children of Genesis house to try out new fruits and vegetables and to focus their snacking on fresh foods instead of processed foods.
If you like to help at one of our classes please contact us to “lettuce” know. We would love to have you.
About us: Space Girl Organics is a delivery service of farm fresh organic produce and select groceries. They deliver a fresh variety of fruit, vegetable or mixed fruit/veggie boxes straight to doorsteps and offices. The contents of the boxes change weekly based on the freshest arrivals from the organic farms they work with and are fully customizable. Space Girl Organics is more than a produce delivery business. It is a community of people trying to eat well, be well and do a lot of good in between. Join them at http://www.SpaceGirlOrganics.com.