Proceeds will benefit the Lilburn Cooperative Ministry, also known as the Lilburn Co-op. The contest runs until May 31.
Lilburn Cooperative Ministry
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
Have gently used clothing? Donate them to area nonprofits, including Lilburn Cooperative Ministry, also known as Lilburn Co-op.
Lilburn Cooperative Ministry is in urgent need of a number of food, clothes and other items. According to the nonprofit's website, they are currently in need of: In addition, Lily's Cloak, is in dire need of donations of clothing, toys and other household items. Profit from the thrift store's sales go to help families in need. Also, monetary donations always are welcome. Contact the co-op at (770) 931-8333, or click here. -- Do you know a Lilburn nonprofit that is in need? Let us know by emailing Joy.Woodson@patch.com, write a blog or announcement about it, or add them to our volunteer section. --
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The holidays are a good time to remember local charities that may need your help. Today we spotlight the Lilburn Co-op.
Since 1994, the Lilburn Co-op has been meeting the needs of thousands of people in need. The Christian ministry specifically helps those in Gwinnett County, including Lilburn, Stone Mountain and parts of Tucker. In addition, it provides support to members of supporting churches, including Berkmar United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church of Lilburn, Mountain Park First Baptist Church and more. The cooperative minsitry is a nonprofit organization funded through financial donations and sales of donated goods at Lily’s Cloak, a thrift store run by the nonprofit. Currently, the nonprofit is requesting "any and all food items as needs in our community remain higher than normal," as stated on their website. Donation hours: Mon‒Sat., 9 a.m.‒…
Friday, July 22, 2011
Guaranteed to tell you something you didn't know yesterday.
Good morning, Lilburn. It's Friday, July 22. Here's you daily list of somewhat interesting fodder. 1. Battle of Atlanta: Today marks the 147th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, which was fought in what now are neighborhoods south and east of downtown. While Atlanta didn’t fall for another six weeks, it was a key win for the Union Army during the Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign. Thanks to our friends at the East Atlanta Patch, here is a full schedule of activities Saturday and Sunday for people of all ages. 2. Baby It’s HOT Outside: It’s the cut-and-paste time of year for weather prognosticators, who can pretty much forecast a high in the 90s with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms virtually every day of the summer. Not saying weather …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Director of Lilburn Cooperative Ministry does a little bit of everything.
Kay Whithear wasn't even Christian those 30-some years ago in England. But the director of Lilburn Cooperative Ministry will tell you life takes strange turns. "This is the last thing I would have imagined doing," the 64-year-old said after one of her longest days last week. "Things like this weren't something that crossed my mind very much." Whithear, a civil servant in greater London before her husband took a job in Florida 32 years ago then Georgia 16 years ago, became involved with Lilburn Co-Op somewhat by happenstance. Not needing a job, she joined Mountain Park Methodist Church and began volunteering at the then months-old co-op initially housed with Habitat for Humanity in a small home behind the church. She initially was struck by…