NEWS FROM MAY & JUNE 2020

NEWS FROM MAY & JUNE 2020 I pray this update finds everyone well. The Light House Café continues to serve take-out meals only. During the month of May, we served 1,248 breakfasts and 3,909 lunches. Breakfast meals increased by 65 additional meals served compared to May 2019, as well as a...

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NEWS FROM MARCH 2020

NEWS FROM MARCH 2020 On March 18th, in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), for the safety of our community, as well as our staff & volunteers, we began serving to-go meals from our kitchen door entrance. Throughout the weeks, our breakfast numbers have remained relatively steady, while our lunch...

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NEWS FROM JANUARY 2020

NEWS FROM JANUARY 2020 A new year has begun! It felt so good to return to serving our patrons after being closed through January 6th for the new year’s holidays. Betty, Leola, and I spent the first few days taking down the Christmas decorations & refreshing the cafe after the holidays....

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NEW FROM DECEMBER 2019

NEWS FROM DECEMBER 2019 December 2019 ended the year & decade with many wonderful memories! We started the month by decorating the café for the holidays. Volunteers, patrons, &  a fantastic group from Career Source helped trim the Christmas trees & add festive decor throughout the dining room. Career Source also served...

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NEWS FROM NOVEMBER 2019

NEWS FROM NOVEMBER 2019 2020 is fastly approaching! Last month, we served 1,174 breakfasts, 2,655 lunches, & 2,655 snacks. Our Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday, November 26th, was an incredible success! We served 170 people in the dining room & our usual 40 homebound patrons. The menu offered turkey, the best-ever cornbread...

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NEWS FROM OCTOBER 2019

NEWS FROM OCTOBER 2019 Although it is still hot like August, we know it is fall as the sugar cane trucks are back on the road, we see the cane fires, and the traffic has picked up considerably! Plus, many of the delicious things grown here in the Glades area are...

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NEWS FROM SEPTEMBER 2019

NEWS FROM SEPTEMBER 2019 Watching every news update, focused on preparing for a direct hit, September 2019, will undoubtedly be remembered as the month of Hurricane Dorian! Thankfully, we were spared, but our neighbors in the Bahamas were tragically impacted, and we continue to pray for them daily. This time of...

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SUMMER 2019 NEWSLETTER

NEWS FROM SUMMER 2019 As summer comes to a close, and we look back to reflect on the last few months, we are so grateful for the continued support of our community and the dedication of our volunteers. Our summer kicked off with Christ Fellowship’s Student Week! Every year, we are...

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NEWS FROM MAY 2019

NEWS FROM MAY 2019 May was a smooth month with some special blessings! At the beginning of the month, Hugh Branch: A Family of Farms gave us a generous amount of sweet corn which the patrons enjoyed having for lunch. Keith Wedgeworth also blessed us this month by donating delicious, juicy...

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NEWS FROM APRIL 2019

NEWS FROM APRIL 2019 April was a busy and blessed month as we served a total of 920 breakfasts; 2,635 lunches; and 1,144 snacks. We also welcomed many visitors and volunteers such as Commissioner Melissa McKinley who accepted the Fresh from Florida Challenge and donated delicious strawberries for us to serve....

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