Lander United Methodist Church will begin serving a weekly, free, community meal beginning Friday, September 22nd. The meal is intended for those ‘in need’ within our community and will be served every Friday from 5:30-7:00 pm in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Volunteers will shop, cook, serve, visit with guests, and clean-up. Several community partners have stepped up to make this project possible and committed to hosting one Friday a month for a year.
WHERE: Lander United Methodist Church – 262 North 3rd Street
WHAT: Free dinner every Friday night starting on September 22nd, 2017
Where will the meal be served? Fellowship Hall at Lander United Methodist Church.
Who is the meal intended for? The meal is intended for folks in our community who are in need… families, singles, couples, adults, children, etc. In particular… no income, low income, and fixed income people as well as those in our community who are just trying to make ends meet.
When will the meal be served? Every Friday night from 5:30-7:00pm
Who will serve the meal? Volunteers… 6-12 per week
- First Friday ~ Lander United Methodist Church
- Second Friday ~ Wyoming Catholic College
- Third Friday ~ Lander Rotary / Lander Kiwanis
- Fourth Friday ~ NOLS Rocky Mountain Branch
- Fifth Friday ~ Wind River Community Church
How much does each meal cost our guests? The meal is Free.
How much does each meal cost to provide? $120.00-$180.00 per week for up to 80 people, depending on the menu.
How is the meal being funded? Mr. D’s and Donations . . . so far we have raised over $1,500.00.
Is there a need, and is it important to feed people? The Food bank serves 150 families per week in our local area . . . YES!
How Can I Help?
- Donate financial resources
- Volunteer to shop
- Volunteer to cook
- Volunteer to serve
- Volunteer to Clean-up
- Volunteer as a Friday night coordinator
- Visit with guest diners
- Pray for our meals and for the day when a community meal like this is no longer needed…
Financial donations to help fund the meal can be made by following this link (“Good Samaritan Community Meal Fund” will be listed as an option).
If you are interested in helping support this project by donating time or resources, please take a moment to fill out this survey.