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Grants to Outside Organizations

Dear First Church Berkeley Community,
Thank you so much for your generous giving each Sunday during the offering plate collection. The Justice & Service (J&S) Ministry appreciates your willingness to support the organizations that have been selected each month. Here’s how our community has helped the following organizations during the first half of 2023.

Feb.Ethiopian Village Schools Foundation$4,756
LentBethlehem Lutheran Church HIV/AIDS Housing$2,247
EasterSogorea Te’ Land Trust$2,339
AprilOakland Catholic Worker$2,961
JuneLoomis Basin UCC/The Landing Spot $3,757
JulyA Home Within$2,045

If you are involved with an organization (501c3) that addresses an issue affecting vulnerable members of our society, the weekly Sunday offering is a great opportunity to raise awareness and funds. Please send suggestions to [email protected], or pass along this email address to your organization.

If you have been inspired to volunteer with any of the above organizations or previous recipients, J&S would love to hear from you. Please email J&S using the email address given above.

Doris Lynch, Craig Pratt, Susan Shome, Steven Spielman, Rev. Molly, & Maureen Prochaska, Chair