MATTESON, Ill., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative partners with the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., coordinated by the Chi Lambda Lambda Chapter, Clintex Laboratories, Inc. and New Faith Baptist Church International, for the collection of goods for the tornado victims in Alabama. With the amount of devastation that has hit the South in this unprecedented storm, The Joseph Assignment believes immediate action and support will help the storm victims as they strive to recover and rebuild their homes and communities. Dr. Alexis Felder, President of the Joseph Assignment, will lead the team of volunteers in delivering the donated goods and helping with distribution.
The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative believes in the power of partnership to impact the lives of the world's poorest children and their families. When there is a call, they answer. When there is a need, they supply. The Joseph Assignment is precedent in helping with disaster relief, from Hurricane Katrina, the earthquake in Haiti, and now tornados in the South, they go where the needs are, and they supply them. "This Donation Drive will provide resources to enhance the quality of life of the people of Alabama whose lives were so tragically affected by the recent tornado," states Dr. Alexis Felder. "In addition, this collaboration with Clintex Laboratories, Inc., and the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., will allow us to make a greater impact by working together."
Please Join us this Sunday, May 15th as these organizations gather to collect, sort and package the donations that will be delivered to Pratt City, Alabama. Collection will begin at the Omega Center 16958 S. Dixie Highway in Hazel Crest at 3pm and at 5:30pm the caravan of goods will be delivered to New Faith Baptist Church – 25 S. Central Avenue, Matteson, IL – where all donations will be loaded onto the truck
Collection items in short: Hand wipes, baby food, Pedialyte, baby diapers/pull-ups, baby wipes, baby powder, undergarments (all sizes) t-shirts (all sizes), feminine products, adult diapers, work gloves, sturdy shoes (all sizes), flashlights w/batteries, radios w/batteries, blankets, Amex/Visa Gift Cards ($25 minimum)
*Monetary donations are also accepted. 100% of all donations go directly into the mission field!
For more information call: Jaime Gill, Communications Coordinator, 815-806-3429(O) or 708-574-6764 (C)
Compassion must be followed by action that cultivates change and promotes holistic living.
- Dr. Alexis L. Felder, President and Co-Founder, Joseph Assignment Global Initiative-
Examples of the work that The Joseph Assignment is doing…
- Feed 1000 orphans daily in Ghana & India
- Has dug 34 wells on the continent of Africa to provide clean drinking water
- Built the first school in the village of Amanbete in Ghana
- Provided the country of Liberia its first MRI machine
SOURCE Joseph Assignment Global Initiative