Kids at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton help homeless veterans

Children at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton collected cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items to donate to the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans.

During their Kids' Church time, they made more than 40 cards to give to the veterans.

Every month, kids age 3 through fifth grade have what they call "Helping Hands."

It's a Sunday when they use their hands to help a charitable organization - locally, nationally or even globally.

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is a nonprofit agency that provides housing, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency.

To learn more about the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, go to

Gary United Methodist Church offers a 9 a.m. Sunday worship in the sanctuary, complete with Kids' Church, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at

After the worship service, you can enjoy Sunday school for all ages, plus a coffee hour called "Special Blend." Gary United Methodist Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions.

For more information, go to or contact the church office at

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