Community Outreach 2017

The Outreach Committee, with the generous support of our congregation, reaches out to those in need in our church community, surrounding areas, and around the world.

Here is a final report of all we’ve done throughout 2017.

January – Nyadire Home of Hope Orphan Scholarship

Collected $630 in donations

February – Wilkinsburg Community Ministry

Collected a total of $1363.99; collected $460.89 in donations, plus an additional $903.10 from our Souper Bowl dinner/sale event.

March – The Sanctuary Project

Collected a total of $842.75; collected $365 in donations, plus an additional $477.75 from our Mifflin Madness basketball tournament.

April – Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Members of the congregation gave their time cleaning a local park.

May – American Cancer Society

Collected $215 in donations.

June – Shepherd Wellness Community

Collected $365 in donations.

July – Wilkinsburg Community Ministry

Collected $300.14 in donations, plus an additional $220 from Vacation Bible School registrations and donated items.

August – Mifflin Avenue Good Samaritan Fund

Collected $1305 in donations.

September – Church World Service/CROP Walk

Collected $725 in donations

October – Human Animal Rescue

Collected $336 total in donations, including $41 from our Blessing of the Animals event.

November – Play It Again Pittsburgh

Collected $190 in donations and 2 big boxes of new/gently used toys.

December – Choose Your Own

Members of the congregation were asked to donate their time or treasure to a cause that is important to them.