The goal is to reach a membership of at least 120.
The money will help guarantee G.O. Community Development Corporation, the money needed to continue and expand their current community outreach programs, which include:
n Serving more than 25,000 meals to annually to needy families in Ashtabula County;
n Serving hot meals 4-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday;
n A food pantry;
n Classes in gardening and sewing;
n Providing formula and diapers to children, and
n an annual Christmas party for children, and more.
With the purchase of the Thurgood Marshal Elementary School in 2011, G.O. Community Development Corporation,expanded its offerings to area youth. The gymnasium is available after school and for summer programs, and outdoor activities are planned in the summer.
G.O. Community Development Corporation,is in need of clothing for all ages, baby supplies, food donations, groceries, egg cartons, computers, lawn equipment and sewing machines.
No donation is too big or too small.
Anyone who like to become a member of the 120 Club or make a monetary donation, can make checks payable to G.O. Community Development Corp. and mail to P.O. Box 1173, Ashtabula, OH 44005.
Clothing and food donations may be dropped off at the north door of G.O. Ministries, 3703 Station Ave., Ashtabula.
For more information, contact Drew Thomas at 216-780-3845 or members of the committee Martin Cole 293-7605, Bill Herzog 998-4444, Bob Heigfield 576-2265, Tom Fleming 576-4055, Marybeth Nassief 576-1010, J.P. Ducro IV 992-2191 or John Rocco 813-3004.