BHO Neil Cope Memorial Food Drive
Helping others at the Holidays
Neil Cope was one of our biggest supporters. In honor of his participation and contributions, our Holiday Food Drives will be named in memory of him.
Our 2019 Holiday food drive is underway!
Look for signs and boxes at these drop-off locations:
North Belle Vernon Fire Dept
Washington Township Fire Dept
Triple Tree Saloon and Grille
Brenda Lee's Bar & Grill
Bud Cook's office at the Belle Vernon Fire Dept
If we can set up a drop-box at your business, please let us know!
We are looking for non-perishable food items, paper towels, detergent, toilet paper, soaps, shampoos, toothpaste, new toys, and gift cards we can use to purchase turkeys and other perishable items.
If you wish to donate money, please use the "DONATE" button on our Home page. All donations are appreciated - even $5 can make a difference!
Extra items will be donated to The Bag Brigade and The Monessen Salvation Army.
Thanksgiving & Christmas for Families in Need
Each year we provide Thanksgiving dinners along with some extras to families in need. We also provide a Christmas dinner along with extra necessities and Christmas presents for the kids. We have 3 families on our holiday list who need some help this year. One mother is dealing with cancer and has three children. Spending a few dollars to help them would mean a great deal.
We also have a young mother-to-be in need of help. She will be giving birth to a baby boy very soon and will be off work with no pay and no help from family. She is struggling to pay bills and is in need of diapers, wipes, baby clothes, and all baby items.
BHO has had the honor of working with the Bag Brigade to help pack food bags which are provided to school children on Fridays containing cereal, apple sauce, protein bars, fruit snacks, crackers, etc. to help them get through the weekend. It's a great feeling to know how much these bags mean to the school kids who receive them. Donations to the BHO Neil Cope Memorial Food Drive that are not used for the Families in Need will be redirected to Bag Brigade.
Monessen Salvation Army
BHO rang the Salvation Army bell outside the Belle Vernon Walmart in early November. BHO is happy to be part of this endeavor, and will continue to support the Salvation Army with donations made to the BHO Neil Cope Memorial Food Drive. We are better together!