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8th Annual Diakonia Golf Tournament
Wednesday July 19th, 2017 
Ocean City Golf Club, Seaside Course 
Shotgun: 1pm, $100 per player or $400 per team 
Includes:  Lunch, golf & cart, refreshments on course, tee gift, prizes, hors d'oeuvres during scoring & cash bar 
Lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm


Tee Flag Sponsor 

$100 for 1 flag or $150 for 2 
tees will be featured at holes on day of event  

Team Sponsor 

$460 for Team of 4 players plus company logo in the program 

Event Sponsor 

$1,000 for Full page ad in program, name or logo on player goodie bag, name/logo on printed materials and promotional materials, team of 4 players

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2nd Annual Summer Kickoff Wednesday June 7th at 6pm Sunset Grille
Wednesday June 7th at 6pm, Sunset Grille

October Newsletter

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July Newsletter

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May Newsletter

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March Newsletter

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January 2016 Newsletter

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Guest Bartending for Diakonia at Burley Oak
Monday, December 21st

Breakfast with Santa
December 12th, 2015

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Diakonia Newsletter - September 2015

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Diakonia Newsletter - May 2015

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Diakonia Newsletter - March 2015

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Contractors For A Cause - Membership Form (Page 1)

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Worcester's Hidden Homeless
Host Bryan Russo travels to Diakonia , a community homeless shelter in Worcester County.  He’ll talk with Executive Director Claudia Nagle about the shelter’s struggle to survive despite its location in one of the state's wealthiest counties.  Click here to listen.

"USED TO BE MINE" Thrift Store
New and gently used items.  Clothes, shoes, household items, Furniture, knick knacks, toys, linens and miscellaneous good stuff!

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Thrift Store Making A Contribution

Diakonia’s thrift shop, Used to be Mine, is doing well and making a substantial contribution to Diakonia’s operating budget.  The thrift shop, located on Stephen Decatur Highway in the Sunset shopping center is staffed entirely by volunteers.  The shop provides an opportunity to donate clothing, furniture and other goods to Diakonia to help support Diakonia’s operations.  The shop also provides an opportunity to purchase a variety of lightly-used items at remarkably good prices.  Remember that all donations to Diakonia are tax deductible!

High Demand For Diakonia Services

The slowdown in the economy together with the normal seasonal cycle in Worcester County have combined to create a high demand for Diakonia’s services.  While emergency shelter and transitional housing continue to operate at or near capacity, the demand for assistance from our food pantry has substantially increased.  Over the past several months, Diakonia has been distributing roughly 500 bags of groceries a month to the needy among us.  To ensure that all the needy have an opportunity to benefit from this program, Diakonia limits families and individuals to one food distribution a month, so this level of demand gives some idea of the scope of need in Worcester County.