Students beat congregation in diaper drive for NCHS

July 8, 2021 | 1 min read

On Friday, July 2, 2021, the congregation and children of Saint Michael Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School (VBS) donated thousands of diapers to the children served by Nebraska Children’s Home Society (NCHS).

“Each year we pick a charity and donate supplies to support their missions,” Vacation Bible School Director Jodi Colgan said.

The VBS students, with children age 3 to 12, compete with the congregation to raise the most supplies for their selected nonprofits. This year, the students beat the congregation by collecting 4,711 diapers to their 3,967 diapers for a total of 8,678 split evenly between NCHS and Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska.

“The VBS students just want to help and provide for others,” Colgin said.

NCHS is very grateful for the support of the community in its mission to “to provide safe and loving care to children of all ages.