Our popular Holiday Gift Shop is now open! Come and shop for those special Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers. New items every day. Open weekdays from 10 to 5, on weekends from 11 to 4. Proceeds go to support our many programs.
Valley Churches is already ramping up for the holidays. Our front office is being magically transformed in a holiday boutique (opening November 1), and our clients are signing up for our holiday giveaway. Be sure to look for our donation bags at your local grocery stores, beginning Nov 1, as our annual food drive gets […]
Our annual backpack program begins this month, and we’re in need of girls’ backpacks for middle-school and high-school students. If you would like to donate a backpack or two, please look for size & color that’s appropriate for high-school girls. (We have more than enough backpacks for elementary students, so please focus on this older […]
Valley Churches’ annual Bucks for Hunger drive is in full swing! Our food pantry operates year-round, providing supplemental food to qualified, low-income residents. In 2015, we handed out over 10,000 bags of groceries to 850 local households. To maintain this level of support for our community, we need a steady stream of donations, and so […]
The Easter Bunny was spotted at Valley Churches United Missions this past weekend at our annual Easter distribution got underway. With over 506 individuals signing up for holiday food, the Bunny was kept busy! Recipients included low-income families and fixed-income seniors, all struggling to cover the high cost of food and housing. Our youngest clients received special […]
The Valley Churches United Missions’ Board of Directors confirmed that Lynn Robinson has been named the new Executive Director of the nonprofit organization. Robinson has served as Interim Executive Director for the past three months. “Lynn has immersed herself in becoming an integral part of Valley Churches,” said Dene Bustichi, Board Chair. “Her eagerness to […]
VCUM received high-fives from Santa for its 2015 Christmas Project. Thanks to our generous donors, 352 local children had gifts under the tree on Christmas morning–gifts specifically purchased for them. In all, VCUM provided food and gifts to 173 families. In addition, over 300 of our adult clients (that is, clients who do not have […]