eLINK- JANUARY 26, 2016


Donate to BackPack Buddies at Small Group Meetings

BackPack Buddies and Team Transfer will be collecting food items for the BackPack Buddies program at the February Small Group Meetings (February 9). Please bring a few cans of fruit, vegetables or packages of shelf-stable milk or juice boxes to help continue supporting our local community. Team Transfer and Team BackPack Buddies team members will collect the food and deliver it to the CCL. If you aren’t able to participate in the Small Group Meetings but still want to support our food drive, please drop donations off directly at the CCL by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9. Thank you for your support!



Sustainer NC State Hunt Library Tour and Lunch: Sign up now – 1 spot left!

Join us on Tuesday, February 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a tour of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library followed by lunch. The state-of-the-art library is located on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Lunch will take place at the Carol Johnson Poole Clubhouse Terrace Dining Room, Lonnie Poole Golf Course, known for its views of the Raleigh skyline. This event is open to Sustainers only and limited to 20 attendees. The tour is free and lunch is on your own tab. Online RSVP is required. For assistance, contact 919-787-7480 ext. 1016. For general information/questions about the event contact Sustainers at Sustainers@jlraleigh.org.

Sustainers Calendar Now Online!

From the Member page, go to Resources, then Sustainer Resources, or view your calendar here. As indicated on the calendar, some events require online RSVPs prior to the event. Instructions are provided on the calendar.

Community Service Opportunities

From the Member page, go to Resources, then Sustainer Resources or view your Community Service Opportunities here. 

JLR Sustainers Facebook Group – Join Us

Join us on the JLR Sustainers Facebook group to communicate, connect and build a community for sharing and supporting each other. Only JLR Sustainer subscribers can view the information posted. For instructions on how to join the group, email sustainers@jlraleigh.org and help us spread the word.

Sustainers Connect

Sustainer Connect is currently being piloted to provide a means for Sustainers to informally connect. To join Sustainer Connect, contact sustainers@jlraleigh.org. Meet other Sustainers for an informal lunch at the Coquette Brasserie at North Hills from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9. RSVP is required. To RSVP or for more information, contact Carleen Shaffer at lcjshaffer@yahoo.com.



Join SAFEchild for a February Lunch & Learn. | Feb. 3

Enjoy a complimentary lunch generously donated by Moonlight Pizza and hear from SAFEchild’s Welcome Baby Program Coordinator, Michelle Putterman, RN from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3 at the SAFEchild Advocacy Center, 2815 Kidd Road, Raleigh, NC. Michelle Putterman pairs experienced moms with first-time moms for a year of in-home visits and mentoring. Through the support and information provided by this program, Michelle has helped more than 1,400 babies in Wake County experience a safe and nurturing environment.