Boys & Girls Club staff return to Zion Shelter

Published 9:18 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012

From left: Boys & Girls Club staff Laquetta Rascoe, Ethel Godley, Malveata Collins and one of Zion Shelter’s kitchen staff prepare for the lunch rush at Zion Shelter and Kitchen on Dec. 12. (Submitted photo/Beaufort County Boys & Girls Club)


Staff from the Beaufort County Boys and Girls Club give back during the community’s greatest time of need. On Dec. 6 they served lunch at the Zion Shelter and Kitchen, and it made such an impression, they went back again on Dec. 12. The staff members served spaghetti, salad, bread and homemade desserts to the 30-plus people who relied on the Zion kitchen for lunch.

“We want (to volunteer at the shelter) continually because we want our kids to learn some type of civic responsibility,” said Malveata Collins, the Boys & Girls Club’s chief professional officer.

Collins said the staff is willing and able to set the example so the children they mentor can see how to work for community health and make a difference a difference in people’s lives.