Stories from December 2014

Emmanuel delivers 300 backpacks to Youth on Fire

Emmanuel Church in West Roxbury has once again generously donated to Youth on Fire! This year we delivered 300 backpacks, up from 150 for the past two years. Emmanuel church was able to secure a $2100 grant from through the Deanery Grants of the Episcopal Diocese. Donations came through individuals with a few area businesses pitching in to help secure all of the items needed to fill the backpacks. Everyone came together on December 14th to stuff the backpacks and then delivery them by the end of that week.
Each Backpack contains: