ELIDA — The Connected Hope Homeless Bus Ministry will have an open house to show its newly donated bus at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at The Gathering Place/New Creation Evangelic Lutheran Church, 109 W. Main St., Elida.
Connected Hope began six years ago to hand out supplies and connect homeless people in the streets to resources. It has grown to include a retired Head Start from WOCAP, with as many as nine volunteers sharing resources from more than 20 donors and supporters.
When: October 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Gathering Place/ New Creation Evangelical Lutheran Church
109 W. Main
Elida, Ohio 45807
What: To introduce Connected Hope Homeless Bus Ministry to the community. Connected Hope was started 6 years ago when Russ Thomas and Christy Crouch met the homeless in the streets at night handing out supplies and connecting them to resources. It has grown to the point that this last Spring WOCAPs Jackie Fox donated a retired Head Start bus to New Creation and now it has grown to as many as 9 volunteers in the street and over 20 donors and supporters from the community and church congrega- tions.