October 2022 – O.A.S.I.S Quarterly Newsletter

Children’s Summer Food Program

The 2022 Children’s Summer Food Program was successfully completed the end of August. This year the pantry served over 1300 children, which is about a 50% increase over what was expected. Cost for this program was about $12.10 per child. Thank you to all who helped support this program to keep the communities child fed over summer months.

Boy Scouts Scouting for Food

In 2022 Boy Scouts will again be collecting canned food for America’s Largest One Day Food Drive. The Boy Scouts will distribute bags in neighborhoods on November 12th and pick up the bags on November 19th . The O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry will be a local recipient for this food drive, so please give generously.

Fleet Feet Turkey Trot

Fleet Feet is again including O.A.S.I.S. in their annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot event. The event begins 7:00am Thanksgiving morning, November 24,  2022, at the St. Charles Family Arena. Following the run there will be free pancakes available from Chris Cakes! Monetary donations for O.A.S.I.S. can be made on-line and runners are asked to bring a canned food or packaged toiletry item for donation to the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry when receiving their registration packet. Registration is now open, please go to http://turkeytrotstl.com/stcharles.html to secure your spot.

The O.A.S.I.S. Christmas Shop

This year’s Christmas Shop for O.A.S.I.S. clients is being held December 3rd and 4th at Hope Lutheran in St. Charles. O.A.S.I.S. clients with children can sign-up at a pantry opening to attend the Christmas Shop where they will receive free toys for the children and winter-wear for the whole family.

As always, we thank you for your continued support of O.A.S.I.S. and our mission to help those less fortunate in our community.

The O.A.S.I.S. Board of Directors

October 2022 – O.A.S.I.S Quarterly Newsletter