The church has held a wide variety of fundraisers in order to
purchase these kits, that are proven to be life-saving when victims
are involved in Heroin overdose.
Sanders hosted a Vendor Fair and Craft Show recently with a number
of local home-based business people setting up stands, and selling
their products with percentages of the proceeds going back to the
The following name brands were among those who participated in the
Vendor Fair: Avon, Celebrating HOME, Darlene’s Tupperware, It
Works!, Love What you Do!, LuLu Roe, Paparazzi, Pink Zebra, Stella &
Dot, and Thirty-one
Re-New Thrift and Consignment Shop in Lincoln is also selling
specially marked merchandise with a percentage being given to the
fundraising efforts. Anyone who wishes to donate clothing or other
gently used items to Re-0New and designate the sale to go toward the
fundraiser is invited to do so.
St. John began the fundraising efforts for Narcan in February.
Here is a list of the fundraisers held thus far, and the dollars
St. John United Church of Christ February 21, 2016
- February 21 - Culver’s Fundraiser /Outreach - $307.31
- February 21 - donations at Culver’s - $25.00
- March 13 - St. John UCC Potato Bar - $229.00
- March 20 - “Save a Life” donaton - $160.00
- April - Rotary Fundraiser at IGA - $290.00
- May 15 - Bake Sale & 50/50 - $253.70
- May 15 - Logan Lanes Bowling Fundraiser - $50.00
- May 18 - “Save A Life” donation - $50.00
- April-July - ReNew Thrift & Consignment - $301.00
- July 30 - Craft & Vendor Show - $479.00
The next Narcan fundraiser will be on Sunday August 21st at
Culver’s Restaurant from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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There will also be a fundraiser at Re-New Thrift and Consignment throughout the
month of October.
Anyone wishing to donate gently used items to the Narcan Sale may do so by
specifying the items are for Narcan when taking them into the shop.
Items sold for Narcan will result in a percentage of the total receipt being set
aside for the fundraiser.
Re-New is located at 201 South Sangamon Street in Lincoln. Store hours are
Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 6:30, and Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 pm. Closed on Sunday.
Questions about the Re-New fundraiser can be addressed to stor manager Bobbi
Reddix or Jen at the story by dropping in or calling 217-605-0495
Questions about other Narcan fundraisers by St. John may be directed to Tonit
Reifsteck, Fundraiser Chairperson at 217-855-1645.