MARCH MADNESS AT MUST MINISTRIES MARKETPLACE

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After months of research and strategic planning, MUST Ministries has opened a 4,600-sq.-ft. thrift store to help fund the organization’s commitment to helping area residents move from poverty to stability. Clients will now have the option to purchase items in addition to the free vouchers they receive, giving them a feeling of parity and not […]

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Big Chicken Chorus 2015 Christmas Show

Redzone Tennessee Quartet, Song of Atlanta Show Chorus and Marietta High School Blue Devil Chorus. December 12. 7:30pm. December 13. 3pm. $25/general admission. $20/Seniors. $10/Students. A portion of the proceeds will go to MUST Ministries. Donation bins will also be in place for MUST and Toys for Tots.

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HOLIDAY CANNED FOOD DRIVE & UNDERWATER TREE LIGHTING

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Atlanta Swim Academy’s (ASA) Canned Food Drive and Underwater Tree Lighting on December 5th raised 1,500 cans for Marietta’s MUST Ministries. ASA matched all canned donations, and also received $58 in cash donations for MUST Ministries. Over 200 families brought canned goods for the charity. As a “thank you” for their donated cans, each swimmer participating received a […]

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MUST MINISTRIES COLLECTING ITEMS FOR THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN

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MUST Ministries is seeking donations of new toys, hats, scarves, gloves, underwear, socks, pajamas, games and more as it prepares to open the doors of its three Christmas Toy Shops benefiting children in need. The annual MUST Toy Shops brighten the holidays for more than 5,000 children of all ages living in poverty in Cobb […]

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THANKSGIVING DAY RACE BENEFITS MUST MINISTRIES

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When a small group of volunteers planned the first Gobble Jog in 2003, they had no idea how quickly the event would grow into one of the best attended and most beloved holiday festivities in the South. The 1,400 original runners helped raise $29,000 that year and the Gobble Jog was literally “off and running” […]

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GROUPS ENCOURAGED TO DONATE TO MUST MINISTRIES TO RELIEVE SHORTAGE

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As a result of the rain during the North Georgia State Fair food drive, MUST Ministries is asking groups in the community to help meet a serious deficit in canned goods for those in need. Corporations, churches, neighborhoods and other groups are being challenged to each “Pledge a Ton. Feed the Need” to recoup the […]

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Leading organizations merge to tackle childhood hunger locally

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MUST Ministries and Alive Ministries are announcing a merger to help end the significant challenge of child hunger in the communities they serve, according to MUST Pres. and CEO Ike Reighard. MUST, who served more than 20,000 children in poverty in the past year, and Alive, who has established school food pantries in 19 Cobb […]

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MUST Ministries promotes summer lunch program

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  Did you know that almost 1 million school-aged children throughout Georgia are eligible to receive free or reduced lunch during the school year based on low income status? On a local level, 46% of students in Cobb County qualify for this support. The need for well-balanced meals doesn’t just end when the school year does, which is why […]

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MUST Ministries Planning Toy Shops for Families in Need

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Every Christmas, MUST Ministries sets up two locations, one in Cobb County and one in Cherokee County, to provide a retail store environment for  parents to shop for free items. The MUST Toy Shops are a special treat for families who often have little to nothing for their children to open on Christmas morning, but it’s more than something “extra”. It’s […]

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Have you registered for Thursday’s Gobble Jog?

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When looking around East Cobb, it’s hard to believe that there are people who need help with housing, food, clothing or job  assistance. However, the number of our neighbors who fall on hard times is growing, and we are fortunate to have MUST  Ministries in our community as a resource for them. MUST is a nonprofit organization that started 43 years […]

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