Stage Coach Players (SCP) continues to lend assistance to local food banks this summer by collecting food and household items for local food banks. The SCP Community Outreach Committee will be collecting items one more time Tuesday, August 24, 2021. SCP members will be at the theatre from 4 to 6 p.m. and be held in the theatre’s back parking lot. The address is 126 S. 5th Street in DeKalb.
With so many people still in need, SCP will be accepting household and non-perishable food items during for NIU Husky Food Pantry. For this collection, SCP will also be collecting, fresh fruit and vegetables along with bread, milk and other dairy products. But please, no glass containers.
In addition, SCP has partnered with New Hope Baptist Church to collect money and backpacks. People can donate $11.00 to purchase the entire backpack, or they can purchase the backpack and individual items. The link to donate is on their website www.newhopeofdekalb.org, under ‘Events’ and ‘Back To School Bash.’ SCP will also be collecting school supplies for Lutheran World Relief backpacks. They are in need of the following items: pens, backpacks, rulers, pencils, scissors, pencil sharpeners, erasers, crayons, and notebooks.
This will be the final Tuesday collection. Starting in September, SCP will be collecting non-perishable food and household items on the nights of the performances of their remaining plays this year. Non-perishable and household items. Performances for the comedy, The Red Velvet Cake War, will run from September 9, 2021 to September 19, 2021.
For more information on SCP, including upcoming performances, past productions and future community outreach efforts, please visit our website www.stagecoachplayers.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
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