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September 24, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: I hope several of you enjoyed a dinner at the Riverway on Friday during our “dough raiser.” If you did, 15 per cent of your bill will go to DYECH. We have these fundraising restaurant events every few months, and it is an easy way to raise additional funds for the “Prevention Program.” Another event is this Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the St. Pius X Parish Life Center at 7:30. This will be our annual Fall Big Band Concert with the Jazz Band from the Cape Cod Conservatory. There is no charge, just a free will offering. At our June concert we collected $1,200----- excellent! What a great evening that was with wonderful music, enthusiastic audience and very profitable for DYECH. Join us on Tuesday for another evening of good music and fun! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

September 17, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Please remember to pick up a Riverway coupon for our “dough raiser” on Fri., Sept. 22. You will find them at the DYECH table after both services. You will need to give a coupon to your server in order for DYECH to receive 15 per cent of your bill. We have done very well with these fundraisers, and your support of this one will help us a lot. Besides, who doesn’t like to have a nice dinner out???? Now, here’s another story of how our funds were utilized to help out a “neighbor.” “T lives in the Hyannis area with her 14 year old and 11 year old children. She has worked consistently. In the late winter she had to have surgery and her short term disability ran out in June, yet she has not been cleared to return to work. While she has been able to manage with her disability checks, she is now beginning to fall behind and put her voucher at risk. She will be cleared to return to work part time at the end of this month. We utilized $500 to help pay off T’s rent to secure her voucher and allow her to return to work with housing.” Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

September 10, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you to everyone who stopped and purchased cards last Sunday. Our sales for the day were over $2,100. I would like you to mark your calendars for September 22. That will be our next “Dough Raiser”. It will be at the Riverway right up the road! As in the past, 10 per cent of your bill will go to DYECH. Also, we have Riverway gift cards for sale which would make your donation even more as they give a percentage of each sale to us. You will need a coupon to give your server and they are available at the DYECH table. Please pick one up and support this this effort while enjoying a nice dinner out. Thank you for all you do to help others. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

September 3, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Well, we start another month and summer is almost behind us. We did very well here with our Caring Card sales and, as a result, many people were assisted with housing issue payments. You can check out the Food Certificate Report on the bulletin board in the hallway!! Most of us take for granted that our bills will be paid and we keep everything current. However, there are folks not as fortunate and who, for various reasons, need some assistance. We are assisting by simply prepaying for our groceries by using a gift card. Along with the grocery cards, please remember that we have cards for many other businesses that most of you must frequent, i.e. CVS, Papa Gino’s, the Cape Cod Creamery, Subway, Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks among them. Pick up cards for these and many others after both services today. Hopefully next week we’ll have more “true stories” from the Prevention Program at HAC…it’s always good to know where your money goes! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

August 27, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: WOW! What a great summer we have had in our card sales. You folks are the best and so many people have been helped out by supporting our “Caring Card Program.” A quick tally of our July and August sales shows that here at St. David’s we sold just about $16,000 in cards!!!! At 5 per cent or a little more per card going to the Prevention Program, that tells me that we gave about $900 to help our “neighbors.” It didn’t cost anyone a cent, any extra time or effort, just purchasing your grocery cards, etc. ahead of time. There are still some folks who do not participate in this program.....would you think about joining in? Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

August 20, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you for being so faithful in purchasing our
cards after both services. In addition to a card(s) for a grocery store (Stop
& Shop, Shaw’s, Ring Bros., DPM, Peterson’s, Whole Foods), why don’t you
also pick up one (some) for a quick meal (Wendy’s, Dominos, 99 Restaurant,
Hearth & Kettle , Papa Gino’s or Subway). You could also get a card for a
treat at The Cape Cod Creamery, Dairy Queen, Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts!
A percentage of every card (from 5 to 10%) goes to the Prevention Program
at HAC. Many folks have been helped thanks to your kindness and
faithfulness in purchasing these cards. See you after both services today as
you purchase your cards for the week. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH


July 30, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you to everyone who purchased cards last Sunday. Our total sales for that day were $2,615. For the month of July we have sold a total of $9,065 with one more day to go.....today!! We will have a total of over $10,000 from St. David’s alone.....you all should be very proud...I certainly am. With the percentages between 5 and 10 per cent, we will have given around $600 to the Prevention Program at HAC. Here’s another story of how our Prevention Funds have helped out. “Q is a single mother and has two daughters ages 12 and 13. Her daughter has not been healthy for well over a year and recently had surgery. She was also being bullied in school and Q had to switch her school in January. The new school doesn’t provide a bus service therefore Q has to drive her and pick her up every day. It has made her work day shorter which in turn has lowered her income. In April her car completely died and it would have cost more money to fix than to buy another one. So between losing the hours at work and having to purchase a new car it put her behind for her rent. We paid $500 towards her rental arrearage to main her housing.” Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

July 23, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: We had several new people purchase cards last Sunday...it’s getting contagious!! Purchasing groceries without a card is not a good idea. If you are doing that, please stop and purchase a card today and some family (families) will be helped to remain in their homes. Remember, at least 5 per cent of your card purchase goes to the Prevention Program at HAC. Here’s another story that HAC shared with us: “K has 3 children aged 18, 16 and 14 and was laid off from her job. She is now receiving unemployment. She has a housing voucher and submitted a request to lower her rent share due to her change in income. In the meantime, she received a shut off notice for her electricity. Eversource was willing to put her on their forgiveness program at $180 per month, but they required a down payment of $390 to get the family on this program. Her unemployment and her partner’s wages will be enough to make the payments going forward. We utilized $390 to maintain their electricity and save their voucher.” Doesn’t that make you feel good??? Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

July 16, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you all----how does $2,660 sound for card sales? It sounds very good to me as that was the total sold in our Caring Cards last Sunday. You folks are the best and I can’t thank you enough! Here is another story from the “Prevention Program” at HAC of how our funds have helped a family. “E is a single father of an 18 and 11 year old renting in Hyannis at $1100/month. He was working at a local social services agency and was recently laid off. While waiting for his unemployment benefits to come through, he fell a month behind in his rent. He is receiving benefits now and interviewing next week for a new job with elders in the community. We used $500 in private funds to help E catch up on his rent. His landlord is willing to create a payment plan for the remainder.” Please keep purchasing cards every week....so many folks depend on it!!! Claire Tyner, Sec., DECH

July 2, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: At our DYECH meeting on Tuesday evening, we voted to give $2,500 to the Project Prevention Fund at HAC. This is where our monthly donation is earmarked to, and as a result families are helped so they remain in their homes. The Cape Cod Conservatory concert also on Tuesday brought in $1,100 in a “free will offering.” This is excellent. 156 people were there enjoying an evening of outstanding “big band” music. If you weren’t there – you missed out! Here is another situation where our funds helped out. “U came to HAC seeking assistance with her move in costs. U moved into her mother’s house with her two infant daughters after she and her husband divorced. After staying for a while, U was told she needed to leave by her mother’s landlord. U was able to find a unit that is affordable but needs help with move in costs to secure the unit. U has never accessed HAC or state funds prior to this situation. She has shown that she will be able to pay going forward and is currently not eligible for state funds. We utilized $500 to help with move in costs and secure her unit. “ Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

June 25, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Please remember the Big Band Concert on Tuesday evening, June 27. This is at 7:30 at the St. Pius Parish Life Center. You will hear excellent music by the Cape Cod Conservatory Band—no charge. We do take up a “free will” offering, so the evening is usually financially successful for DYECH. We will be selling “Caring Cards” there also if you happen to forget to purchase some this AM. The main thing is that you never go to the grocery store without a card! No one gets helped out that way! Thanks for all you do for others. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

June 18, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you to all who attended the latest “dough raiser” at the 99 Restaurant last Thursday. When we were there it was quite crowded and we saw lots of folks we knew. I hope the bottom line is a good one, which it usually is at the 99. Any funds raised will go to HAC to help the “Prevention Program.” I have another date for you to put on your calendars and that is Tuesday, June 27 at 7:30. That is the annual Big Band Spring Concert. The musicians are from the Cape Cod Conservatory! This event is free; we just take a free-will offering. It is held at the St. Pius Parish Life Center. Come and join the DYECH family and your neighbors for this enjoyable evening. Also, we will be selling our vast collection of “caring cards” after both services today….stop by and pick yours up! Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

June 11, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Once again we had a great sale day last Sunday with our Caring Cards. I consider anything over $2,000 as a good day! Last Sunday the total was $2,400. Consequently, $120+ (based on 5 % or more) will go toward our HAC donation for the month of June. That is just one Sunday, from one church. We have 3 more Sundays in June and all the churches in Dennis and Yarmouth participate. The average monthly donation from DYECH to Housing Assistance Corporation is between $3,000 and $7,000. Just think of how many families that can help! You all help just by purchasing your grocery cards, etc. from us every Sunday. See you again today as you pick up your cards for the week. Why not get a couple of “treat” cards for yourself; Dunkin Donuts, Subway, Dairy Queen, Starbucks, etc. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

June 4, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Ready or not, here comes summer!! That means company, cooking and additional entertaining. I ask that you do not go to a grocery store without a food card purchased from DYECH. Remember, we have cards for the Stop & Shop, Shaw’s, Ring Bros. Dennis Public Market, Peterson’s and Whole Foods…you all must go to one of those stores. A percentage of your card purchase will go to HAC to help their “Prevention Program.” You all know how it works…but I believe a “subtle” reminder occasionally never hurts. Also, please mark June 8 on your calendars for another “dough raiser.” This one will be at the 99 Restaurant in West Yarmouth. On that day from 11:00 – 8:00, 15 per cent of your bill will go to DYECH and in turn to HAC. You need a coupon to present to your server in order to have us receive the 15 per cent. Pick up one at the DYECH table after both services. I wish you all a safe and pleasant summer season!! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

May 28, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: It is time again for another “dough raiser.” Please put June 8th on your calendars. This one will be at the 99 restaurant in West Yarmouth. This is always a successful one, so let’s continue that tradition and make this a good one also. We will have coupons at the DYECH table today and next week, as you will need one to have a percentage of your bill go to DYECH. I have a feeling that May is going to end up as a very good month with our card sales. Please stop by and pick up any cards you need for the week after both services today. Many people depend on what we are able to give to Housing Assistances Corporation to be able to remain in their homes!!! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

May 21, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: You will be very happy to hear that our card sales at St. David’s for the first two Sundays in May, have totaled over $4,000. This is great. Many churches in the DYECH family don’t sell that amount in a month! You folks are wonderful. Here’s anothernonrenewal and needed to find another unit. She has never accessed HAC funds prior to this move and needs help with her Security Deposit to move into her new home. We used funds from Private Prevention (that’s where DYECH comes in) to assist E and her family move into their unit before they became homeless.” The needs continue to be out there, and we at St. David’s are doing a great job in “jumping in.” Claire Tyner, Sec.

May 14, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: We were all very pleased to hear of the families who had homes dedicated last Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. St. David’s was very instrumental in helping out on this project and seeing folks so happy to be in their own homes. We have some new stories from HAC showing where our funds have helped some folks stay housed. “T came to HAC looking for assistance to move into a new unit with her child. She had recently split from her boyfriend and decided he would keep their existing unit and she would seek alternate housing. She has been a tenant in good standing for the past 2 years according to the property manager. We assisted T with $500 towards her security deposit so she was able to move in to a new unit with her child.” We’ll see you after both services as you purchase your cards to be used for the week as you help other avoid homelessness. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

May 7, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! You all once again contributed to St. David's having a banner Sunday last week in our Caring Card sales. We sold almost $2,700. in cards! HAC will be very happy when they see all that St David's did for homeless prevention. I hope a lot of you were able to go to the Hearth & Kettle on Friday. This is a very easy way for us to raise funds. Watch for our next one at the 99! Thank you for all you do for others! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

April 30, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: We held our monthly DYECH meeting on Tuesday evening. The Food Certificate Report showed that St. David’s sales for the month of April were $9,750. There is one more Sunday in April, so our total will actually be over $10,000. This means that St. David’s donation alone to HAC will be over $500. Remember, once you start shopping with a “caring card”, you will never go back shopping without one! Also, DYECH is having another “dough raiser” on Friday, May 5. This one will be at the Hearth & Kettle in So. Yarmouth. You just need to present a coupon to your server for breakfast lunch and/or dinner and 15 per cent of your bill goes to DYECH. This is another way for us to raise funds without involving a lot of work. This will be from 7 AM to closing on May 5 – mark your calendars. You can pick up a coupon at the DYECH table today after church. Thanks for all you do for others. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

April 23, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you for another great Sunday last week. Even though it was Easter, you had company coming, or the kids were enjoying the “Egg Hunt.”.....you still took the time to purchase your cards. I am so proud of you all as you so faithfully continue to support this “Caring Card Program.” Remember, we are here after both services every Sunday! Here is another story from HAC as to how our funds have helped a family: “ K and her 9 year old daughter came to HAC to attempt to get assistance after fleeing domestic violence. They left all belongings behind except for clothing. K was able to secure housing through a housing authority but had no funds remaining for any belongings. We were able to utilize supplies at HAC to help supply their new home with kitchen items and towels, but K and her daughter had no furniture. Private funds were used to purchase beds for K and her daughter so they could utilize their secured home.” Thanks for all you do. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

April 9, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Again, thank you to all who support, on a regular basis, our Caring Card Program for DYECH. As an update on our financial help to HAC, in March DYECH gave $2,500 to help their Prevention Program. This is the monthly contribution, mostly from the sale of cards. We do receive an occasional anonymous donation that helps out also. For those keeping track of DYECH’s support of this program, we have given $1,502,000.00 to Housing Assistance Corporation since our start in 1994. Isn’t that amazing!!!! HAC is VERY appreciative of all DYECH does, and I am very appreciative of all you do!! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

April 2, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Last Sunday was another good sale day for our cards. Our total for that day was almost $2,400. Our total for March was around $8,000. That means that St. David’s alone will give about $400 to HAC to help out their Prevention Program. At HAC’s Annual Meeting last week we were told that HAC had helped 413 remain in their homes during 2016 through their Prevention Program. Doesn’t it make you feel good knowing how much just buying cards for your groceries can do? Also, that was 413 families (not individuals) which is a lot of people!!!! Also, our next doughraiser will be on Fri., April 7 at the Riverway. Pick up a coupon at the DYECH table and 10% of your check will go to DYECH. This includes lunch and dinner!!!! We all need a meal out and for a good cause. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

March 26, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Do you have your cards to cover your groceries for the week? If not, why not!!! You must go to the Stop & Shop, Shaw’s, Ring Bros., Dennis Public Market and Peterson’s Market for your groceries! If you go without a card from DYECH, no one is benefitting from our purchase! When you purchase a card, 5 or more percent will go to Housing Assistance Corporation, and from there a family will receive some financial assistance to let them remain in their home. HAC does not give them the money, they pay an outstanding bill for them! Please stop by and pick up a card or two after both services today….someone will be very grateful that you did. Claire Tyner , Sec., DYECH

March 19, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: DYECH is all about homeless prevention and you folks do a great job in helping out. Here is another story: “B has been living with her mother since her son was born. The unit is small; she and her six year old share a bedroom. She thought it was time for her and her son to move into their own home. She has worked over forty hours a week at a grocery store since she was 16 years old. B was at HAC almost every week checking in and getting our listings. It finally paid off. She was given a unit that she found on our website. She received help from the Needy Fund for the first and last month’s rent. We used $500 out of Private Prevention to assist B with her Security Deposit. When we spoke to the owner who received many applications, he said he chose her because of her references and her positive attitude towards working hard to make sure she keeps this unit. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

March 12, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you once again for another great start to a month. Our DYECH Card sales last Sunday were $2,400. That is a lot of cards which will yield over $120 (at 5 per cent or more) to HAC for that Sunday alone. See how easy it is!! Someone out there is waiting for some financial aid and we stepped right up to the plate. Here’s another HAC story: “L came to HAC seeking assistance to pay back rent that has accrued over the last three months. Her husband is a commercial fisherman and was unable to work because of the shell fishing ban on the Cape. On October 11th he was forced to stop working and that is the reason they had fallen behind. His livelihood has provided for them until this unfortunate water contamination. L’s youngest daughter starts school in September and she will start working then to increase the family’s income. I spoke to the landlord and she totally understands the situation and is willing to work with them. We are contributing $500 towards the arrearage to help get them caught up on the back rent”. Thanks for helping. Claire Tyner

March 5, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Here we go with another month! At our DYECH meeting on Tuesday evening, we were able to give $8,000 to HAC for their Prevention Program. That represents our profit from the “caring card” sales, profit from gift cards that people purchased for the holidays, and two additional donations that came to $727. HAC is most appreciative of all we do. Here is another story from them “Isabel and her teenage daughter rent an affordable apartment. Isabel lost her job recently when the company employing her was sold. She applied for and received unemployment, but her benefits took some time to arrive and she was a month late on her rent by the time they did. Prevention was able to catch her up for that month, and she’ll be able to make payments going forward until she’s able to find a new job.” Keep on buying because the need continues to be there. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

February 26, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Well, another month has gone by and you folks are continuing to purchase cards at a wonderful rate. I will find out on Tuesday evening at our DYECH meeting just how well St. David’s has done in sales compared to all the churches in Dennis and Yarmouth. I will post a Food Certificate Report on the bulletin board in the Common Room, check it out!!! Here’s another story from HAC about how the funds from DYECH have helped out a family. “Antonio and his family lost their rental after the restaurant where his wife worked closed for the season and she was unable to find sufficient new employment. With the help of our Housing Search worker, the family was able to locate a more affordable unit and prevention assisted them with move-in costs.” Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

February 2, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Did you purchase a card (cards) last Sunday from the DYECH table? We sold $2,000 in cards, which is excellent. You will note that every Sunday we are selling between $2,000 and $3,000 in cards. I am so happy that so many of St. David’s flock have jumped on the “card bandwagon.” You know how it works and the fact we are helping families stay in their homes and avoiding homelessness!! HAC is so pleased with all that DYECH does, and you all should be very pleased also. It’s because of your purchasing power that we can continue giving good-sized donations to Housing Assistance Corporation. Now, why not pick up a card for CVS where you can purchase a box of candy or a perfume for your Valentine, or a card for the Daniel Webster Inn for a nice dinner out!!! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

February 5, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Unfortunately, we did not have our monthly DYECH meeting on Tuesday evening due to the snow. We haven’t met since November (we never meet in Dec.), so I was looking forward to Tuesday’s meeting. I, therefore, have no Food Certificate Report to see how St. David’s did in total sales. However, I know it was good!! Last Sunday we sold almost $3,000 in cards. I’m just going to keep stressing that you purchase your grocery cards from us. We are all purchasing groceries, so why not help someone out while doing your shopping??? It’s a no brainer!!! Remember all the cards we have for a quick meal, i.e. Papa Gino’s, Domino’s, Wendy’s Subway, etc. pick up a few of those also. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

January 29, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: We have reached the last Sunday in January and you folks at St. David’s have done a great job in making our card sales tops!!!! Our total so far for January (and we missed one Sunday for snow), is $6,930…let’s say $7,000. Add our sales today to that total and we will have sold about $9,000. That means $450 will go to HAC to be used to help a family (or families) make a payment which will enable them to stay in their home. You all know how it works and you’re the best at purchasing the variety of cards we have. Check out our vast selection of miscellaneous cards (other than grocery cards)….surely you can use some of them! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

January 22, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Again, our sales were great last Sunday with $2,655 being sold. From that about $150 will go to HAC to be added to their Prevention Program. That is just one Sunday from one church. DYECH makes up 14 churches and banks. Granted they are all not doing as well as St. David’s is, but every little bit helps. Here is another story from HAC of a situation where they helped a family. “Soledad was out of work for a few months. She found a new, better-paying job, but by that time she was far behind in her rent and received a notice to appear in court for eviction. The family was financially stable by then, and made a repayment agreement in court to keep their rental. Prevention assisted them by making the first payment so they can keep their home.” DYECH will be meeting on Jan. 31. We did not meet in December so I’m anxious to see what the report looks like—how well we did as a group (DYECH) and how well St. David’s did in comparison.....stay tuned. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

January 15, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Yes, we will have Caring Cards to sell after the 9:00 service this morning. You all probably need to replenish your supply since we were not here last week to sell any. If convenient, it would be a good idea to have a card or two tucked away in case we happen to have to cancel services as we did last week. None of us like to go to the store without a card or two. HAC needs all the funds it can receive during these winter months. Many folks need a little help paying a bill or two due to certain circumstances, and we certainly don’t want anyone to be evicted in the winter!!!! See you after church! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

January 8, 2017
DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you to all who purchased cards last week. We started off 2017 with sales of a little over $2,300. A great beginning! If you have all your Christmas items packed away and are settling in for a quiet Sunday, I have a suggestion for you. There will be a program of “Lessons and Carols” at St. Pius Church at 2 PM today. This is in place of the usual Christmas Concert we have for DYECH. Today’s concert should be very enjoyable as several of the music groups from St. Pius will participate. There is no charge, just a free will offering that will go to DYECH. It would be nice to see a lot of St. David’s folks there! Also, there is NO football game today, so come and enjoy the Christmas music one more time. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

January 1, 2017

DYECH CARING CARDS: Hi everyone and a Happy New Year. Since this is January 1, I just want to stress that you all continue purchasing our cards as you have been doing so faithfully. We know that winter is a difficult time for people “living on the edge.” We want them to remain in their homes and not become homeless at this time of the year. You people are great at purchasing cards, so please just keep it up. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

December 25, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you for making this a great year with our card sales. St. David’s tops the list in sales, and you all should be very proud. Winter is a time of the year when we have to be very aware of homelessness….to avoid it…and you are all helping to do that! Merry Christmas one and all. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

December 4, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Thank you to everyone who purchased Stop & Shop cards to be given to the Food Pantry for turkeys. I believe our total was around $400 worth. Just think of how many folks enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving dinner as a result of your kindness. We had our regular monthly DYECH meeting on Tuesday evening, and the Food Certificate Report showed that St. David’s sold $14,920 in cards for the month of Nov. Naturally St. Pius was higher, BUT no other church came close to us! That means that our donation to HAC for Nov. was a little over $750!! You can see this report on the bulletin board in the Common Room. Please continue purchasing cards every week—there are many people who depend on the donations that HAC receives from DYECH. Claire Tyner, Sec./DYECH


November 27, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Can you believe December is at the end of this week? We are all probably making lists of all we have to do to get ready for Christmas and visiting family and friends. Such a fun time of the year! While you are doing all that “fun stuff”, please think of those who live not far from us, who are concerned as to how they will pay their rent next month. HAC comes to the aid of these folks, and through the sale of our “Caring Cards”, they are able to help many families. Remember, we can get cards for almost any store (check out our list at the DYECH table), the percentage we get varies, but DYECH could do very well if you got your LLBean cards or Home Depot cards from us. I guarantee you that whatever card(s) you need , we can get them for you and help a family while doing so. Just check the cards you want on our list, write a check for the total amount, and we will have the cards for you the following Sunday. December is for giving and sharing….please keep up the good work here at St. David’s….you’re the best! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

November 20, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Wow!! We had another great sale day last Sunday. Our total sales were around $2,200, and $100 of that was for turkeys for the Food Pantry. So far we have sold $300 in cards to be used for Thanksgiving turkeys. You have a final chance today to purchase a card(s) to be given to a family to make their holiday complete. The Food Pantry is most grateful for all we do! Remember to pick up your own cards for your turkeys, etc. It’s a win/win situation for everyone. Our “neighbors” appreciate your help in allowing them to remain housed, and you have your card(s) for your groceries in your wallet when you go shopping. Happy Thanksgiving to you all….and thanks for all you do for others. , Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

November 13, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Last Sunday was a great day with our Caring Card sales. It was the largest sale Sunday in quite a while. Our total card sales were $3,600. Doing some quick math, at 5% that means $180 will go to HAC to help a family. That’s what we’re all about. How easy was that to raise that amount of money….no effort at all!!! Please try to continue purchasing cards every week. With the holidays coming, purchase them for your hairdresser, mailman, newspaper deliverer or anyone else you want to give “a little something to.” They will really appreciate a card for a grocery store, a restaurant or for a Subway sandwich! See you after both services….we would love to help you and a family will be most appreciative. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

November 6, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: We are now heading into the colder part of the year here, and I want you all to remember those “living on the edge.” We don’t want anyone to have to leave their “home.” By supporting our “Caring Card” Program, you are helping HAC keep folks housed by paying a rent, a utility, a car payment, etc. This is a “year round” program, but always seems more serious in the cold weather. Thank you for all you do for others. ! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

October 30, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Good news! At our DYECH meeting on Tuesday, we voted to give HAC $5,000 for October. That makes our total donation to HAC $1,493,000.00 since 1994. Another $7,000 by the end of this year will make it $1.5 million…..WOW! A lot of folks have remained in their homes over this time period thanks to everyone’s support……let’s keep it up! When you purchase your own cards for the next few weeks, please give small denomination cards to the Food Pantry for a turkey. We have $10, $20 and $25 cards for Stop & Shop and Shaw’s. This Friday, eat at Riverway and 10% will go to DYECH! Pick up a coupon for this fundraiser at our table! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

October 23, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Thank you for your continued support of our Caring Card Program. At St. David’s we continue to be at the top in sales among the other churches and banks in Dennis and Yarmouth. Now I ask you to consider purchasing small denomination cards ($10, $20, $25) that will be given to the Food Pantry to purchase turkeys for the Thanksgiving baskets that they will be putting together. As you know, we are being asked to donate items for the “turkey feast”, but we need turkeys!! Just purchase a card at our table and put it in the envelope marked Turkeys for Thanksgiving. Thank you for all you do for others….and especially during the upcoming Holiday Season. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

October 16, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: We had another Super Sunday last week with our caring card sales. Around $2,100 was sold, which means that HAC will receive a little more than $100 from that day’s sales. For any new folks not familiar with this program….you purchase a card(s) at face value ($100 Stop & Shop card) and you use it for $100 worth of groceries. The store charges us $95 for the card, so $5 goes to Housing Assistance Corporation to help folks remain in their homes. We are about homeless prevention and the money raised helps out with rent, utilities, car repairs, etc. so they stay housed. Here is another story from HAC about a family we helped. “Lisa has been living in a basement “apartment” for over a year. Her children have to sleep elsewhere most of the time because the conditions are so bad. She has finally found a safe place for all of them and prevention assisted her with the security deposit so she and her kids can be together all of the time.” Please stop and pick up your card(s) after both services today. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

October 9, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Sorry for any mix-up with our cards last week…..you can pick some up this morning. It is very important that we keep our sales of “Caring Cards” up so we can continue to give HAC sizeable donations. You know how it works. They pay bills for clients seeking temporary assistance in making a payment (rent, utility, car repair, etc.) We want them to remain in their homes! Another date to put on your calendars. October 13. There will be a “dough raiser” that day at the 99 Restaurant in West Yarmouth from 11:00 – 8:00 PM. You need a coupon to hand your server in order to have 15 per cent of your bill go to DYECH. These coupons are at the DYECH table….be sure to pick one up when you pick up your card(s). Reminder….a 99 card gives about 13 per cent to DYECH…so we would win twice! Thank you for all you do for others. Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

September 25, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: We are in a new month, which will probably be accompanied by some cold weather. It is very important that we keep our sales of “Caring Cards” up so we can continue to give HAC sizeable donations. You know how it works. They pay bills for clients seeking temporary assistance in making a payment (rent, utility, car repair, etc.). We want them to remain in their homes! Another date to put on your calendars is October 13th. There will be a “dough raiser” that day at the 99 Restaurant in West Yarmouth from 11:00 – 8:00 PM. You need a coupon to hand your server in order to have 15 per cent of your bill go to DYECH. These coupons are at the DYECH table….be sure to pick one up when you pick up your card(s). Reminder….a 99 card gives about 10 per cent to DYECH…so we would win twice! Thank you for all you do for others. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

October 2, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Thank you, once again, for another great sale of our Caring Cards last Sunday. We were again around $2,400 in sales. If you haven’t been purchasing food cards for your groceries….why don’t you at least stop and get a card for Subway, Hearth & Kettle, Domino’s, the 99, Wendy’s or Dunkin Donuts. You can always use one or two of those for a quick lunch or dinner. Check out our selection!! Also, please remember the Jazz Concert on Tuesday evening, Sept. 27 at 7:30 at St. Pius. It’s really a “big band sound” and they play many familiar tunes. All free….just a good will offering. The money raised goes to HAC, as with all we do, to help families remain in their homes. Thanks for all your support. Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

September 18, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: September 11th our sales total was $2,305. That, added to the first weeks’ sales, totaled around $5,000. Most of the churches in the DYECH community don’t do that in a month! They want to know how we do it!!! Please keep it up. Here’s another HAC story of how our funds help out: “Maria and her baby son have been staying with a friend since she graduated from an addiction treatment program. Her friend’s landlord let her know that she’d be evicted if Maria and the baby didn’t find somewhere else to go. Prevention was able to assist her with funds towards a deposit on her own place.” Please continue purchasing our cards…..there are so many who need our help.

September 11, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Great start to another month. The St. David’s family purchased $2,660 in Caring Cards last Sunday. Five percent of this will go to the Housing Assistance Corporation to help out some of their clients….and they are most appreciative of all we do Here is another story of how HAC helped out a family in need. “Diane originally came to us as part of an internship program with DTA. After completing the internship, she was hired for a permanent, full-time job; however because her job was originally unpaid, she built up a hefty electric bill that she was unable to pay. By the time she came back to us, she and her two daughters had been without power for nearly two months! We were able to make an arrangement with Eversource to pay a small deposit of $149 so she could get her service restored and get on a payment plan.” See what we can do just by purchasing our food cards on Sunday??? Thank you for all you do. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

September 4, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Let’s wrap up August by renewing our 1500 Club Memberships. This is only $15 for one year. As a reminder, we are trying to get 1500 people to sign-up or renew their membership. Once we reach that point, we will have enough to help 15 to 20 families stay in their homes. We have sign- up sheets at the DYECH table. We continue to do very well with our card sales, and I am very grateful for this. Please keep it up. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

August 28, 2016

DYECH CARING GIFT CARDS: Let’s wrap up August by renewing our 1500 Club Memberships. This is only $15 for one year. As a reminder, we are trying to get 1500 people to sign-up or renew their membership. Once we reach that point, we will have enough to help 15 to 20 families stay in their homes. We have sign- up sheets at the DYECH table. We continue to do very well with our card sales, and I am very grateful for this. Please keep it up. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH


August 14, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Where is the summer going? I hope you are all having a fun one that includes family and friends coming to visit. You are probably spending more on groceries than normal, and I hope you are purchasing them with food cards from DYECH. Remember, besides having a card (or cards) in your wallet, you are helping some families stay in their homes. We help pay a bill that could make a difference whether they have a home or not. Here’s another HAC story telling of what we do....”LaTanya was out of work after multiple hospitalizations. She recently received a state rental voucher, but had to pay off past due rent to keep it. We were able to assist her in reducing her rent arrears so she and her sons could stay in their home.” See you after both services as you purchase your cards today. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

August 7, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Today starts another month, and we hope to continue our increased sales. I am so proud of all you folks do to help “our neighbors”. I only ask that you continue supporting our “homeless prevention” program by purchasing cards from the DYECH table after both services. We are just prepaying for our groceries, etc. while helping to keep folks housed and avoiding homelessness. Also, please remember to renew your 1500 Club membership. Thank you for all you do for others. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

July 31, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS:  Today wraps up the month of July.  Our sale of “caring cards”  has been very good, and I ask that you continue to purchase your cards every week.  We are selling around $10,000 every month, which makes our donation to HAC around $500….and that’s from St. David’s alone.  DYECH, which is made up of all the churches in Dennis and Yarmouth, along with some banks, donates $3,000 to $4,000 to HAC monthly.  Many, many families are in their homes today thanks to the efforts of DYECH and the selling of these cards.  Also, please remember to renew (or join) the 1500 Club.  We are attempting to get 1500 people to renew or join this club, which will help 15 to 20 families avoid homelessness.  Renewal forms are at the DYECH table. Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

July 24, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: We had another great Sunday last week with our card sales. Around $2,400 was sold. At 5 per cent or more, that means about $150 will go to HAC to keep a family in their home. As a reminder, we are all about homeless prevention. Our goal is to keep everyone housed and not to become homeless. HAC takes our money and pays the rent, a utility, a car payment or insurance so that someone will stay in their home. Here is another story from HAC regarding helping out someone. “Pam amassed a huge electric bill during the winter. She made a payment plan, but after her daughter got sick and she missed a lot of work, she was unable to make a payment and her power was shut off. We contacted Eversource and got her back on the plan by making the missed payment for her.” We’re all working together to help out…join us if you don’t purchase cards already! Claire Tyner , Sec., DYECH

July 17, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Did you pick up a card (cards) last week? If not, please stop by the DYECH table after both services today. We know you are all going grocery shopping this week, so why not purchase a card and 5 per cent will go to homeless prevention. You can purchase a $100 card for the Stop & Shop or Shaw’s (along with others) and $5.00 will go to Housing Assistance Corporation to keep a family housed. We have cards with denominations from $10 to $100. Isn’t that easy?? DYECH gives very generously to this cause thanks to the kindness of so many people. If you don’t need a food card…how about one for CVS, Dunkin Donuts, Dairy Queen, Wendy’s or the 99 (among others.) As is said, we have something for everyone. Also, please remember that it is time to renew your 1500 Club membership, or take out a membership….only $15.00 per year. We are attempting to get 1500 people to participate which will enable us to give $18,000 to HAC. Pick up a renewal form when you get your cards. Thank you for all you do to help others. Claire Tyner, Sec. DYECH

July 10, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS:  We had our monthly DYECH meeting last Tuesday, prior to the Jazz Concert.  The Food Certificate Report showed St. David’s sold $9,500 in Caring Cards during the month of June.  This is very good….even though it was down about $1,500 from the same period last year.  Also, our total sales from Jan. to June this year were $50,430.  Isn’t it amazing how it adds up when everyone does their share?  To continue with our HAC stories of another situation where we have helped…..”Sharon and her twin boys have been staying with her sister since they fled domestic violence three months ago.  She’s just started working and can finally afford a rental for them, but she lost everything when she had to run.  Prevention helped with the costs of the move into their own home”.  Doesn’t it make you feel good knowing by purchasing our cards, you are making someone’s life so much better! Claire Tyner, Sec., DYECH

June 26, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Please remember the Jazz Concert on Tuesday evening, June 28. This is at 7:30 at the St. Pius Parish Life Center. You will hear excellent music by the Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band—no charge. We do take up a “free will” offering, so the evening is usually financially successful for DYECH. We will be selling “Caring Cards” there also if you happen to forget to purchase some this AM. The main thing is that you never go to the grocery store without a card! No one gets helped out that way! Thanks for all you do for others.
Claire Tyner , Sec., DYECH


June 19, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Keep up the good work in purchasing cards every Sunday. I can’t stress enough how much it means to so many folks we help out. Remember, you are just purchasing cards for your own use, and a percentage goes to HAC. I want you to put another date on your calendars. Tuesday, June 28 will be our semi-annual Jazz Concert with Ty Newcomb and the Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band. This is at 7:30 at the St. Pius Parish Life Center. No charge, only a free will offering is taken. They don’t charge us, so this is another event where we can make some good money without a lot of effort. See you there.
Claire Tyner , Sec., DYECH


June 12, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: I hope a lot of you went to the 99 last Thursday evening for our “dough raiser”. This is a very easy way for us to raise money and it gives you all a night out of the kitchen! I’ll let you know how we did in a week or so. Please stop by our table after the services this morning to purchase any cards you may need for the week. Besides your grocery cards, we have Dunkin Donuts, Dairy Queen, Subway, Dominos and Hearth & Kettle (along with others). You all must need a card from one of those places. Also, here is another story from HAC where we all helped out. “Jim and his wife own and operate a small business. He was very sick over the winter and they spent all of their money on medical treatments, leaving them short on their gas bill. A payment from prevention was able to prevent their gas from being shut off.” You all helped this couple! Thanks. Claire Tyner , Sec., DYECH

June 5, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: I hope you wrote June 9th on your calendar for the next DYECH “dough raiser.” This one is at the 99 restaurant- -all day. They will give 13 per cent of your bill to DYECH. Pick up a coupon at the table after both services today. You need that to give to your server to have the money go to DYECH. Also, have you noticed all the new cards we have to sell—all with a good percentage going to HAC. We have cards for ice cream (Dairy Queen), coffee, etc. (Dunkin Donuts), sandwiches and pizza (Domino’s, Subway, D’Angelos, Wendy’s.) Everyone should keep a few of these cards in our pockets for a quick fix!!! At our DYECH meeting on Tuesday evening, we gave $6,000 to HAC. Imagine how many folks will be helped out by that donation….thanks to all who purchase these cards!!! Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

May 29, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Wow! What a great day we had last Sunday with our Caring Cards. We sold $2,920-- -that’s almost $3,000. Thank you to the many folks who stocked up by purchasing their cards. That means that between $150 and $200 will go to Housing Assistance Corporation from St. David’s alone. Do you realize what they will do to help a family with a bill? How could you shop without a food card? Here is a HAC story that we can relate to….perhaps our money went to help out Melissa!!! “Melissa’s cooking is propane. Her tank was in such bad shape that it was deemed unusable by her supplier and they wouldn’t fill it. A new tank costs over $900, but she can rent one for $50/year. We agreed to pay for the rental for the year, as well as the cost of filling the tank. The total bill was $173.04.” See you after both services to help you with your purchase! Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

May 22, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: I know a lot of folks didn’t get their cards last Sunday. There was just one service followed by the “budget meeting and discussion.” We’ll be here after both services today to help you. You know how it feels to shop without a food card….knowing your money isn’t going to help someone. Here is another HAC story telling how DYECH helps out.
“Cassie works for the Town Affordable Housing Committee. She has fallen behind in her mortgage payments, partially due to extremely high utility bills. She is not eligible for fuel assistance. Because her home is part of the Town’s affordable housing stock, our $500 allowed the Town to step in and help her catch up on the remainder. Cassie has also signed up for our budgeting classes and an energy audit so next winter will be easier on her and her family!”
Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH


May 8, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you to all who purchased cards last Sunday. Our total sales were $2,920…wonderful. I’m sure you have noted the many new cards we are carrying (mostly for “fast food” restaurants). These are good to keep in your wallet for a quick snack or meal! Also, please pick up coupons for the Hearth & Kettle fundraiser on Friday, May 13. This is for all day…breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you like, you can go three times!! Please be sure you have a coupon for each visit. HAC is very grateful for all we do at DYECH to help them help others. Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

April 24, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Do you have a card in your wallet for a grocery store, a restaurant or for a quick cup of coffee? If not, why not. I’m sure you are purchasing groceries, and if you are doing so without a card where a percentage of the card’s value goes to DYECH, we are all missing out. I tell you all the time how so many people are helped out by the sale of food and other cards. Here is another story from HAC. “Rebecca had to leave her job in social work due to medical issues. She was hired for a new position working as a direct-care therapist for an autistic child. This position requires that she start slow, so the child can acclimate to her, so her current work schedule is only 4 hours per week. Her employer has verified that her hours will increase steadily over time. Prevention helped Rebecca cover her rent during this transition time.” Please stop by our table today after both services and pick up some cards to keep in your wallet. You’ll be so glad you did and so will a family who will be helped stay in their home!
Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH



April 17, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Once again, we had a good sale of our cards this past Sunday. Over $2,500 was sold at St. David’s. By doing some quick math, that means between $125 and $150 will go to HAC’s Prevention Program from DYECH. Another family will be helped out thanks to your purchasing these cards. Remember, we now have Wendy’s, Domino’s, Subway, Hearth & Kettle and Regal Cinemas. This would work for a quick lunch or dinner and a movie!!!! Please stop by the DYECH table today after both services and pick up a card or two…especially if you haven’t done so in the past…..you’ll be glad you did!
Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH


April 10, 2016


 DYECH CARING CARD: Happy April!! We know the warm weather will be coming---when is another question! I want you all to know that for the month of March our card sales were close to $8,000. This is good, but down from last year. We have added a few cards to our “collection.” We now have Hearth & Kettle (which includes the Daniel Webster Inn), Wendy’s , Domino’s and Subway. Pick up some of these so that when you have been doing yard work and don’t feel like cooking, you can grab something at one of those locations. Also, please be sure you have April 14 on your calendar for the next DYECH fundraiser at the Riverway. On that day, 10% of your food bill all day will go to DYECH. I understand that they have great “early birds.” Pick up a coupon at the DYECH table to give your server in order to get this donation. Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

April 3, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS:
In my attempt at keeping you all up to date on our “caring card” sales here at St. David’s, we had another great day last Sunday. Our sales were around $2,500. Remember that 5 per cent or more will go to Housing Assistance Corporation to help one of their clients. Also, we have added some new cards for your purchasing pleasure! We now have Wendy’s, Domino’s, Hearth & Kettle and Subway. These average 6 per cent of the sale going to DYECH. Keep one in our wallet! Please mark your calendars for a fundraiser on April 14 at the Riverway. More on that later. In keeping with our HAC stories, here’s another one. “Kathy has a rental voucher with us and lives in affordable housing. Her hours were cut drastically at work last month. She brought in her pay stubs immediately to have her rent adjusted, but it couldn’t be adjusted in time for February. Prevention helped her cover the payment.” We are all helping out! Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

March 27, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: In my attempt at keeping you all up to date on our “caring card” sales here at St. David’s, we had another great day last Sunday.  Our sales were around $2,500.  Remember that 5 per cent or more will go to Housing Assistance Corporation to help one of their clients. Also, we have added some new cards for your purchasing pleasure!  We now have Wendy’s, Domino’s, Hearth & Kettle and Subway.  These average 6 per cent of the sale going to DYECH.  Keep one in our wallet!  Please mark your calendars for a fundraiser on April 14 at the Riverway.  More on that later.  In keeping with our HAC stories, here’s another one.  “Kathy has a rental voucher with us and lives in affordable housing.  Her hours were cut drastically at work last month.  She brought in her pay stubs immediately to have her rent adjusted, but it couldn’t be adjusted in time for February.  Prevention helped her cover the payment.”  We are all helping out!

Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH



March 20, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Today will be the last chance to purchase cards you may need for Easter. That includes cards for Stop & Shop, Shaw’s, Dennis Public Market, Peterson’s and Ring Bros for your groceries, along with CVS, Dunkin Donuts, Dairy Queen, etc. to put in the Easter baskets. We have been selling around $2,000 every Sunday – which is great. That means that at least $100 (at 5 per cent) will go to HAC to help a family with a needed payment. Another story as to where we help out: ”Julia was hospitalized with a severe and sudden kidney infection. She was ordered on bed rest and unable to go to work for four weeks. Prevention paid a month’s rent for her.” The easiest way for DYECH to raise funds is through the sale of these “caring cards”. Please pick up a couple today!
Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

March 13, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: We continue doing great with our card sales here at St. David’s. Last Sunday was another day with sales over $2,000. Please pick up cards to have when you go to get your Easter “fixings”, candy and goodies. Remember, we have $25.00 CVS cards which would purchase a lot of candy, etc. They give us 6 per cent return! In keeping with the HAC stories—here’s another one. “Bruce and his family had their utilities in shut-off protection for some time while his wife was battling cancer. Now that she’s in remission, the protection was cancelled. He applied for fuel assistance and was awaiting approval, but in the meantime his heat was off! National Grid agreed to a payment plan, but he needed a down payment in order to make that arrangement. Prevention assisted with that down payment and got his family’s service restored.” This is where our money goes!!!!!
Claire Tyner Sec., DYECH

March 6, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Thank you to all who have been purchasing their grocery cards every Sunday. Last Sunday we sold a little over $2,000 in cards. You figure it out….at 5 percent that means $100 went to HAC to help a family in need. . Here is another example of how our/your money went to help someone out! This story came from HAC. “Jennifer owns her home in Hyannis. She has been in school, and just recently completed her certification to work as a drug and alcohol counselor and has been hired by a local agency. While completing her schooling, she was living on child support only and was unable to pay her water bill. Prevention paid the bill to prevent shut off.” How easy was that for us to do this and help Jennifer! See you after both services to purchase your cards for the week!!!!
Claire Tyner
Sec., DYECH

February 28, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: Once again, you all did a great job purchasing cards last Sunday. Our total sales were a little over $2,400. That makes up for a couple of Sundays with slower sales when the weather wasn’t that good! FYI, at the DYECH meeting on Tuesday, we learned that the total sales from all the churches and banks selling cards were up from the same period last year. From January 1 through Feb. 23 we were up $19,990 (St. David’s was up $5,075) and from Jan. 26 to Feb. 23 we were up $21,245 (St. David’s was up $450.) Remember, we had no church services on Jan. 24 due to a storm!! There is a copy of the Food Certificate Report on the bulletin board in the Common Room….check it out! Also, we are able to obtain cards for Wendy’s, Papa Gino’s, D’Angelo’s, Domino’s, Walgreens, Rite Aid and Regal Cinemas. A percentage of the sale from these (4% to 10%) would go to HAC. If you would like to purchase cards from any of the above, let us know and we’ll have them on Sundays.
Claire Tyner
Secretary, DYECH


February 21, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS:
Our card sales last Sunday were around $1,800. That’s good considering our attendance has been down due to the weather. Last Sunday’s temperature was -2 degrees (that’s 2 below zero). Think of those who don’t have a warm home to go to or who can’t afford to have their oil tank filled. Not a pleasant thought! That’s where DYECH and HAC come in to help. You all know how it works! Please, if you don’t have a food card in your wallet,pick one or two up today so you have them when you go to the store. The need for assistance is always greater this time of the year, and we at St. David’s are great supporters. Claire Tyner


February 14, 2016

DYECH CARING CARDS: As I look at our thermometer this morning and see the temperature is 9 degrees, I can’t help but think of those folks who are homeless on Cape Cod. Here at DYECH our mission is to prevent homelessness and keep folks in their homes. You have all heard this before, but on a cold morning you think of them again. Please, please purchase your food cards (and others) today after both services so we can raise funds to give to HAC for distribution to their families in need of some temporary assistance. I know you will be at the store this week—please don’t write a check or use a credit card where the money doesn’t help anyone. Purchase our cards today and tuck them in your wallet for when you go to the store…you’ll be very glad you did!!!
Claire Tyner
Sec., DYECH

























   

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