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Helping our New Afghan Neighbors in Contra Costa – JFCS

By |2017-01-29T08:53:54-08:00January 29th, 2017|Donations, Volunteer|

Helping our New Afghan Neighbors in Contra Costa A very important issue is hitting home in Contra Costa County, and we at JFCS/East Bay are appealing to you for your help and involvement. You may have heard about Afghans who worked as translators for U.S. forces during the past decade, whose lives and those of their families [...]

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Congregation Kits for a Cool Harvest

By |2017-01-29T08:49:37-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

Interfaith Power & Light is happy to offer free online kits for your congregation to help you educate and inspire people about their food choices and help them understand the climate and faith connections. Host a Cool Harvest potluck for your friends or faith community, to raise awareness about our food [...]

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Volunteer with White Pony Express

By |2017-01-29T08:47:07-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

Download the WPE Logo here. You can play a direct, personal role in helping to end hunger in the Contra Costa County. Think about helping with The White Pony Express! White Pony Express is a 100% volunteer-based non-profit that redistributes approximately 18,000 lbs. of fresh, delicious, healthy food each week to those [...]

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Shelter Inc. Reaching out to Veterans

By |2017-01-29T08:44:24-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

Shelter Inc. Continues to reach out to Veterans Download the poster here: SSVF Poster FINAL Shelter Inc’s results for housing homeless veterans for all of Contra Costa County these past two years. We have veteran services offices in Bay Point, Richmond and Concord. Shelter Inc. of Contra Costa County is pleased [...]

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Talking Back to Hate

By |2017-01-29T08:38:30-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

New URI Initiative:  Talking Back to Hate A new campaign that United Religions Initiative is launching called Talking Back to Hate.  We are inviting local, national and international partners to join with us in promoting this campaign to counter hate speech, discrimination and bullying through education, advocacy and positive action. Sarah [...]

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Sufi Dances of Universal Peace

By |2017-01-29T08:32:48-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

Sufi Dances of Universal Peace Second Saturdays, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek All are welcome and invited to join in these uplifting and meditative evenings of chanting, singing and sacred circle dancing from the world’s faith tradition. Each simple dance is [...]

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The Multi-Faith Immigration Coalition for Action (MICA)

By |2017-01-29T08:28:32-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

The Multi-Faith Immigration Coalition for Action (MICA) has established a program to help undocumented young people applying for legal status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program provides financial assistance to help with costs of applying for DACA status or obtaining legal reviews of applications. More information [...]

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Earn it! Save it! Keep it!

By |2017-01-29T08:23:51-08:00January 29th, 2017|Volunteer|

Earn it!  Save it!  Keep it!   Tax season is coming to a close soon—but there is still time to visit one of the United Way’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! free tax sites throughout the Bay Area. Qualifying households with incomes of $52,000 or less can have their [...]

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