To the Editor:
I want to take this opportunity as we start the New Year to thank all the generous folks of Mattapoisett who have donated incredible amounts of clothing, blankets, sleeping bags, winter coats, gloves, mittens, and numerous other outerwear items for the Mobile Ministries/Loaves and Fishes Program run out of St. Paul’s Church in New Bedford. I cannot tell you how much your generosity has helped to meet the needs of the homeless and less fortunate amongst the Community.
What I found most heartwarming was that donations were sent in by folks from all walks of life, ages and faiths in the Community of Mattapoisett. Such caring told me the people of Mattapoisett respond to the needs of their fellow man and woman.
A bit about the Mobile Ministries/Loaves and Fishes Program: It goes out six days a week to neighborhoods in the City, and it dispenses food, clothing, toiletries, and other life essentials to anyone who needs them. Each day of the week has a Team that handles that particular day/run and what is really special is that numerous Mattapoisett folks are out various days each week in service to this Program.
Thank you for your great generosity and may you have a safe and healthy New Year.
Michael J. Gagne, Mattapoisett
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