GET CREATIVE AND BRING SOME JOY TO THE MARINERS
Adults and kids alike will be able to get on board for this outreach project. Design a special card with maritime symbols or get into the kitchen and be generous with that butter! Why not do both? Let's make some delicious treats and some kind notes of appreciation to bring comfort to those essential workers on the seas. The drop-off deadline is 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 16.
We are aiming for forty (40) cards and twenty (20) dozen cookies! For more information and to sign-up, reach out to Tyler deFrances VIA EMAIL>>
Make Homemade Mariner Morale Boosting Cards
1. Draw maritime symbols, boats, paint pictures, etc…
2. In your own words, write notes of appreciation revealing knowledge of their conditions as mariners.
a. Living in small spaces.
b. Separation from family for up to a month at a time.
c. Rigorous, stressful, dangerous work.
d. Loneliness and boredom.
e. Feelings of not being appreciated.
3. Sign your names.
4. Tell where you attend church with its address. You may get a pen pal, you never know.
5. This is a particularly good project for kids of ALL ages.
6. When you are done, reach out to Tyler deFrances VIA EMAIL>> to confirm
Cook Cookies for Mariners Morale
1. Bake cookies, cool them.
2. Put approximately a pound and half of cookies into gallon freezer bags which is a little over half full. If a recipe calls for 1 stick of butter, 2 cups of flour, and 1 egg that is the right amount for one bag. Be generous.
3. Stick at least one morale boosting card or note or paper into the bag.
4. Write the kind of cookie on the outside using a permanent ink marker in case someone is allergic to nuts. I would not put different kinds of cookies in the same bag. Grandma Rhoades used to do that, and they all tasted the same.
5. When you are done, reach out to Tyler deFrances VIA EMAIL>> to confirm