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DESC seeks to proclaim the love of Jesus Christ by providing for the basic needs of those in emergency situations.

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Client Stories: Valerie

Valerie and her family immigrated from Germany to Connecticut. The weather was too cold for them there and they could not keep up with electric bills on her husband’s salary. When they moved to Florida, paying bills became harder after her husband lost his job. They used their income tax return to survive for a […]

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The Great Electric Emergency Charges Up!

Thank you to everyone who supported The Great Electric Emergency! We were so excited to introduce a new hero in DESC’s mission, Commander Current. Along with Captain Underwear and many of you, we were able to raise money needed to keep more than 70 families in their homes this summer. The event, held on May 17th […]

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Rice is Nice!

Late in the spring DESC got a call about the need for rice. While macaroni and cheese is one of the all-time favorites and most requested food items, rice is often requested by our families. “I believe as many as 40 out of 100 people who ask for food want rice,” commented Roger Snyder, the […]

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Our Summer newsletter is here! Click here to learn more about what is happening at DESC. This month we have new volunteers, growth in our grocery ministry and photos from the Great Electric Emergency. Read the newsletter here.  

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Client Stories: Mike

Some months ago a young man, Mike, showed up at DESC. He was hungry and tired.  He said he was just an ordinary guy but had hit some very bad luck. DESC gave him groceries to help get his energy and his spirits up. Mike returned, but not to ask for more groceries.  Instead, he shared he was working again and back […]

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