Special Collection

Sunday January 27 University Beyond Bars The United States imprisons the highest percentage of its population of any country in the world. Less than half of these incarcerated individuals have the equivalent of a H.S. diploma, and nearly 7 of 10 ex-incarcerated persons are returned to prison within 3 years.   Yet, those who participate in prison education

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Thank You!

The holiday spirit was certainly in the hearts of Cedars members and friends as $989 was collected on December 23rd and 24th for the YWCA ALIVE shelter for women and children escaping domestic abuse.  Thanks to all for your generosity. Cedars Social Action Committee

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Social Action News

Pantry shelves will be fuller for the holidays due to the generosity of the Cedars congregation. 304 pounds of food was collected, grocery gift cards were donated, and $574 was contributed during the November 18 food drive. Helpline House and Fishline were delighted to be the recipients of your kindness. On Tuesday, November 27, Cedars

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A Special Need

Christmas Eve Webster Hall, The Island School YMCA/ALIVE is the recipient again this year for our December collection, which will take place on Sunday, December 23 and on Christmas Eve, December 24th. ALIVE, an acronym for Alternatives to Living In a Violent Environment, has provided emergency housing for abused women and their children since 1978.

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A Holiday Book Drive

Share the Joy of Reading Sunday, December 9 The Island School With Christmas just around the corner, Helpline and Fishline know that many families need support when it comes to gift giving.  To help out, they gather unwrapped new or slightly used books for ages birth to 18 (most needed are books for 12-18 year olds). Helpline

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