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 – Shepherds Heart Veteran’s Home
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.