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25 October 2018
For more information, contact Kay McAdam, 269.423.4771, 4108
#VBDL CARES NOVEMBER 2018
DECATUR, MICHIGAN – – – -Van Buren District Library is designating the month of November as a time of community caring and sharing. #VBDLCaresNovember is a month-long event to encourage contributions to food pantries and charitable organizations throughout the library’s service area.
Beginning November 1, all VBDL locations will accept non-perishable food and personal care items. This year’s recipients are Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bangor; the Bloomingdale Christian Church Food Pantry and Bloomingdale Community Schools; We Care, Inc., affiliated with churches in Covert and South Haven; Gobles-Kendall Area Ministerial Association, the Lawrence United Methodist Church Community Food Pantry, Mattawan Early Elementary Schools, and the Decatur Human Services Food Pantry.
As an added incentive, VBDL will waive fines of up to $5.00, one time per patron, in exchange for contributions of non-perishable food items and personal care products.
Van Buren District Library encourages all residents to donate generously at its branches in Bangor, Bloomingdale, Covert, Decatur, Gobles, Lawrence and Mattawan. To locate the closest branch, phone 269.423.4771 or visit https://www.vbdl.org/branch-locations/.