by Alison Pierce

As we gear back up for the fall, Missions wants to once again support the Annual ShelterWalk in Woonsocket. Hosted by Community Care Alliance, our $500 donation will help augment the Client Emergency Fund to benefit housing-related crises. The ShelterWalk – Walk a Mile in Their Shoes- will take place on September 30th and will kick off at 10:30 from 800 Clinton Street. Sign in is at 10:00 AM (see article entitled “Community Missions Saturday” for more information). We would love to get a team together from the church to walk this mile together. Look for the signup in Globe Hall and join us to support those in need in our community.

The heartbreaking devastation from the wildfires in Lahaina prompted us to add an additional donation of $500 to help with the immediate needs and recovery there. Our donation to Hawaii Community Foundation will support those affected communities through their Maui Strong Fund, providing resources and disaster response and recovery.