The City of New Bedford has asked Pilgrim United Church of Christ in conjunction with Mercy Meals and more to keep the Temporary Emergency Shelter open until Sunday morning. Due to this request they are asking for public donations of Styro-foam bowls, plastic utensils, sandwich meat, cheese, soups, pastries, fruit, pudding cups and/or anything else we can use to help feed those who come through the door. They are also in need many volunteers to help man the shelter hours. Please contact Pete Wilde at 774-202-1969 or cell at 978-866-9499 between 2 and 5pm or drop by the shelter after 8pm Fri or Sat night at 634 Purchase St. Thanks if you can help them out.