Number of Participants: 85
Hours Donated: 2
Value of Time Served: $1,437
Event Type: Advocacy & Human Rights
Sport: Girls Soccer
Date: September 23, 2018
Webster Thomas High School
Publishers Parkway, Webster
On Saturday, September 15, approximately 25 members of the Webster Thomas High School girls varsity and junior varsity soccer teams spent the afternoon helping to clean up Hope Ministry’s annual garage sale. In addition, Webster Thomas’ football teams took part. Both junior varsity and varsity football teams have been helping with the setup of the Hope Ministry garage sale for around 10 years. This year, he had approximately 60 boys from the junior varsity and varsity football teams participate in the set-up of the garage sale.
Hope Ministry’s annual garage sale is its largest fundraiser of the year and generates approximately $18,000 that is used to help Webster families in need by providing rental assistance, utility payments, and other financial support. Hope Ministry also operates a food pantry and clothing closet to assist Webster neighbors in need.
“These young women and men worked without complaining, moving boxes and furniture, packing up items, cleaning, and carrying boxes and bags out to cars for our recipients,” said Margery Morgan, Hope Ministry coordinator. “This endeavor would not have been impossible without their efforts. Their coaches and parents must be very proud of their children. We certainly are!”
Thomas’ girls soccer teams and its football teams were pleased to be involved in this year’s worthwhile community event and hope to participate in future efforts to assist Hope Ministry of Webster.