Here are the projects the Cooks are currently working on:
Christmas Pop Up Shop
This year's Pop-Up Shop was December 2 and 3. All proceeds benefited The WellHouse, one of our mission partners.
Backpack Buddies and Family Food Boxes
Working in partnership with MBBC’s Missions Committee, COAM helps purchase, pack and deliver a weekly bag of food for more than 70 children at Grantswood Community School who have been identified by their school counselors as being at risk of being hungry. In addition, COAM funds, packs and delivers 150 monthly family food boxes at Oliver Elementary School. We also provide hygiene kits, coats and shoes as needed. Sign up to help deliver Backpack Buddies here.
We provide meals and other supplies for the residents of this shelter, who have been rescued from human trafficking. In the past many of the ladies have been able to cook alongside us, and our mid-day lunch and prayer time with these ladies is one of our favorite times. We have been able to maintain contact and periodic support for many of those who have graduated from the program and are living independently.
First Responders Ministry
Each month we provide cakes and occasional meals as thanks and encouragement for first responders in our community, including local fire stations, police, state troopers, sheriff’s deputies and the National Guard Base.
UAB/Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Each year we provide all of the side dishes for the Thanksgiving Feast for families with infants in the NICU.
Camp Seale Harris
We sponsor two children to attend this camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes.
Red Mountain Grace
We provide freezer food for clients of two Red Mountain Grace apartments. Red Mountain Grace provides apartments around Birmingham for those in town for long-term medical treatments.
You can help!
- Foremost, pray for us to be the hands and feet of Jesus, and to share the gospel with those we work with, and those we encounter as we shop, etc.
- Participate in the monthly food pickup on the third Wednesday of each month. The donations received for the food provide all of the funds for these projects.
- Help us deliver Backpack Buddies to Grantswood Community School.
- Volunteer to help cook.
- Help us bake and deliver cakes to first responders. Email Jane Hauth at email@example.com to sign up.