Committee Areas
Food Pantry Donations
Boxes are provided in the Prairie entryway for donations to the Allied Drive-Dunn's Marsh Neighborhood Center food pantry. Please bring canned goods and other nonperishable items.

Men's Homeless Shelter
Volunteers are needed to buy groceries and staff the breakfast shift at the men's homeless shelter, starting at 4:30 am, on the Saturday after the 1st Friday of each month. If you would like to help, contact Paula Pachciarz at 273-4806 or via email at As of May 2005, the shopping list is as follows:
13 18-count cartons of eggs
6 packages pre-cooked turkey bacon
12 big cans organge juice
2 large bags of generic cereal (e.g. 1 cherrio type & 1 cornflake type)
1 big package shredded cheddar cheese
5-6 big green peppers
8 gallons milk

The groceries are normally dropped off at Grace Episcopal by 11:30 am
on the Friday before our breakfast shift.

Interfaith Hospitality Network
Prairie participates in the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Madison as a "buddy church" for Midvale Lutheran once every few months. This network of churches provides housing services for homeless families. Prairie members help by providing food, sharing meals and spending time with families, helping with laundry, etc. For more information contact Paula Pachciarz at 273-4806 or via email at [more]

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