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9th Annual Holiday Blood Drive/ Coat Drive/Sock Drive | Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 | 10am – 3pm

East Oak Lane Cooks
The cookbook contains 94 recipes from 40 of your neighbors, who included notes on why the recipes are special to their families. It includes recipes for vegans, vegetarians and those who want to eat gluten-free or dairy-free.

The new  East Oak Lane Cooks  cookbook has arrived just in time for holiday gift giving and will be available for sale at OLCAA’s 9 th annual holiday Blood/Coat/Sock Drive.      The cookbook contains 94 recipes from 40 of your neighbors, who included notes on why the recipes are special to their families.    It includes recipes for vegans, vegetarians and those who want to eat gluten-free or dairy-free. The cookbook is being sold for $10 while supplies last; the money raised will fund neighborhood activities.    The purchase price includes one free download of the cookbook for your phone or notebook.

9th annual Holiday Blood Drive/ Coat Drive/Sock Drive

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018      10am – 3pm
Oak Lane Presbyterian Church
11th & Oak Lane

We will be accepting:  Gently worn coats (any style, any size, adults and children) scarves, hats, caps, gloves, and mittens.  The clothing will be distributed to needy families at the Germantown Ave. Crisis Ministry, Germantown & Chelten Aves.

If you don’t have any winter-wear, please consider bringing new socks for adults. They will be donated to Senior Citizens at the nursing homes in East Oak Lane  and to homeless men at Whosoever Gospel Mission on Chelten Ave.

If you are a blood donor, please don’t wait to get a phone call from us.  Just call  Peggy Weston at 215-224-4547 to schedule an appointment, though appointments are not necessary.

If you need to drop off your coats earlier than Dec. 8, please call 215-224-4547 for an alternate drop-off site.

Advance orders are being taken for East Oak Lane Cooks, a limited number of cookbooks are available.  You can reserve your copies by calling the OLCAA HotLine (215-224-2777) or by sending an email (olcaa.eol@gmail.com; SUBJECT:Cookbook) with your name, address, phone number and the number of copies.

Sponsored by
Oak Lane Community Action Association

Quilting Club meets weekly at The Oak Lane House

Quilting Club has started at The Oak Lane House (TOLH).

The group meets on Fridays starting at 11am.  The group is led by local quilter, Beverley Lucas King, who oversees the making of the quilts given to high school graduate from the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church each year.

For more information, visit The Oak Lane House website.