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Under His Wings is very thankful

Group grateful for support during its Nov. 3 fundraiser

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 6:59 a.m. CDT

Under His Wings Ministry would like to sincerely thank the following businesses and individuals for contributing to its Raffle/Silent Auction that was held during its annual fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 3 in Ottawa:

Ardith Cooper, Paula Rodighero, Morris Coin Shop, Big R Store, Corleone’s Italian Restaurant, Lesa’s Liberty Street Café, R Place Restaurant, Dave’s Dawgs, Papa Rick’s Pets N Supplies, Barber’s Chair II, Gigi & Lola’s, Federated Fisher Auto Parts, Mike’s Paint & Paper, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, The Paper Company, Here’s Hallmark Shop, That Perennial Place, Great Clips, Steve’s Tire & Auto Service, Napa Auto Parts, Grand Schwinn Cyclery, Menard’s, Echo Bowling Lanes, Northwestern Corporation, American Heritage, Brothers Country Supply, Harington’s Fine Jewelry, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, State Farm —Wayne & Diane Chesson, Target in Shorewood, Savory Foods, Tip Top Automotive, Diane Davis and Jud Nelson, Mary Kay by Brittney Kuluzny, ReMax Top Properties – Joann Gretencord, Standard Bank, Thirty-One by Melissa Olson, Scentsy Candles by Meghan Hodgen, Fort Locks Self-Storage, Channahon Tractor & Crane Service, and Sweet Tooth.

Since this is our only fundraiser for the year, we are extremely grateful for the support these businesses and individuals have given to support this worthy cause. 

Under His Wings was founded in 1985 to aid moms and their babies and toddlers with not only physical support such as diapers, clothing, formula, blankets, and other necessities, but also with emotional encouragement and true friendship in their time of need. 

Under His Wings has a residency program and a Women’s Center in Ottawa, which is run by Directors Tom and Kim Jewett. They can be reached at (815) 431-1264. The ministry also has a Morris Women’s Center whose number is (815) 942-4682 and Resale Shop (815) 941-2831, both located at 802 Liberty St.

Under His Wings’ resale shop takes donations, Monday through Friday, during its business hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Women’s Center clients may come in from 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.

We, again, would like to thank our benefactors and patrons for helping us assist many families who were in need this past year and we look forward to working with them in the future.

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