During school vacation week, several members of the youth group and some of the confirmation mentors took time out to work at two local service organizations. On Monday, we shelved donations and packed kids’ bags at Open Table Food Pantry in Maynard. And on Saturday, we worked at Household Goods in Acton doing a wide variety of jobs including sorting donations, untangling hangers, vacuuming rugs and couches, sweeping floors, and helping clients carry furniture and other goods out to their trucks. Both of these organizations do so much for our community. It was heart warming to witness the services offered and eye opening to be reminded about the needs of our neighbors. We are so grateful for these opportunities to help make a difference.