[dropcap]G[/dropcap]od’s Love We Deliver recently celebrated its thirtieth anniversary, a testament to the strength of its much-needed services. With the help of staff, volunteers, and supporters, the New York City-based nonprofit provides free-of-charge nutritional services to clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other life-altering illnesses. Its food delivery service provides nutritious, individually tailored and freshly prepared meals—5,400 daily—across the New York City metropolitan area (including Hudson County and Newark, New Jersey). Keep its “no waiting list” a reality!
Here’s a peek inside its 2015 “Gifts from the Heart” on-line catalogue.
With sparkle and style, the Joan Rivers Forever in Our Memory Bee Pin pays tribute to one of God’s Love We Deliver’s steadfast supporters and board members. Part of the Joan Rivers Classics Collection, its elegant anatomy is abuzz with crystals and honeyed with a single, simulated pearl in its center. Tell Me More: Standard pin stem and catch; measures approximately 1 1/4-inch long and 2-inches wide; comes with box, pouch, romance card. Available in goldtone and silvertone. How Much: $59.50.
Baked to delicious perfection in the newly opened Joan Rivers Bakery, part of God’s Love We Deliver’s stunning new digs, Chuck’s Famous Brownies have become a mouthwatering tradition thanks to twenty-year veteran “Chuck the Baker.” The brownies are a favorite among the array of desserts sent out to clients. Tell Me More: Brownies contain no preservatives (so enjoy upon delivery); will keep frozen for up to three months. How Much: $19.00 (box of 4); $28.00 (box of 8); $40.00 (box of 12); $75.00 (box of 24).
The Holiday Tribute Cards feature delight designs, including 58th Street and Sutton Place, NYC (featuring the work of photographer Scott Frances); Happy Holidays; Holidays at Rockefeller Center; “Varoom!” (courtesy of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation); Happy New Year 2016; and Art Glazer’s Art (featuring a volunteer delivering a meal to a client). How Much: Submit your mailing list and, for a minimum of $15 per name, God’s Love We Deliver will address, stamp and mail tribute cards to your friends and loved ones with your return address on the envelope. Each card will be personalized with your name or logo and following message: “This holiday season, [your name/logo] made a generous donation in your honor to God’s Love We Deliver.” Also available as e-cards and in boxes of 12.
How to Place Your Order: For cards, contact the organization by phone at (212) 294-8142, by fax at (212) 294-8101; or contact Paul Kearney by e-mail [email protected] For all other gift items, log on to: www.godslovewedeliver.org/catalog or call the catalog hotline at (212) 294-8143.