Foothills Congregational Church

Saturday of Service - September 7th

Saturday of Service – September 7, 2019

Our second annual Saturday of Service is September 7.  Light Breakfast and Blessing in the Parish Hall is from 8-8:30 a.m., followed immediately by Activities from 8:30-Noon, some onsite and some offsite.  This is an intergenerational day of service and getting to know better our larger community.  You surely will find a service opportunity that is close to your heart.  Please review the opportunities below, then click the button next to the activity that best speaks to you.  Be sure to sign up yourself, individual members of your family and any guests you wish to bring no later than August 25. 

If you made any mistakes or errors and need them fixed, please just e-mail Melissa ([email protected]) and we will fix it.  It is very easy to fix.

Please note that all of these activities are available to all ages, but that children must be supervised by a parent

Created by:   Tim Fitzgibbon
 
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Service Activities (Onsite and Offsite) - select one activity and hit "submit and sign up"

Onsite Activity 1: OCC (Operation Care & Comfort) (30)

Pack bags of personal and treat items for overseas troops, plus write short notes on provided cards to enclose in each bag

 
15 of 30 slots filled
J Guzeman
I Guzeman
Tom Waugh
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Katy Waugh
Need to verify activity
Thelma Ackly
Thelma Ackly
Judi Gentry (3)
Judi Gentry, Bob Pearl, Rob Pearl
Judy Doty
Judy Doty
Kathryn Spitzer Kim
Kathryn Spitzer Kim
Linda Anderson
Linda Anderson
Kay Willoughby
Kay Willoughby
Andrew Chang
Andrew Chang
Marilyn DeGrasse
Marilyn DeGrasse
Pauline Siedenburg
Pauline Siedenburg

Onsite Activity 2: HSSV (Humane Society Silicon Valley) (10)

Make simple fleece fringe and knot blankets for dogs and cats at HSSV

 
All slots filled
Jennifer Lathrop
Jennifer Fargo Lathrop
Angi Peck
Angi Peck
charlie golden golden
jean golden
Jan Smith
Jan Smith
Amy Breedlove (4)
Amy, Chris, Sophia and Bella Breedlove
Susan Fillmore (2)
Susan Fillmore and Amy Stowe

Offsite Activity #1: Animal Assisted Happiness in Sunnyvale (40)

Join regular volunteers with farm cleaning, feeding and exercising animals or if, there are enough volunteers, do a special painting project for one of the animal pens, all to enhance the lives of youth with special needs who come to AAH Smile Farm

 
17 of 40 slots filled
Tim Fitzgibbon (4)
Tim Fitzgibbon, Jill Harding, Maddison Fitzgibbon, Brooklyn Fitzgibbon
Kristin Burns (2)
Kristin & Anna Burns
Linda Cole
Linda Cole
charlie golden golden
charlie golden
Nikki Hensley
Nikki Hensley
Hama Hyster
Hama Hyster
Lana Hysinger
Lana Hysinger
Linda Thomason
Bobbi Callison
Bobbi Callison
Bessie Ng (4)
Andrew Bessie Audrey Tommy

Offsite Activity #2: Collective Roots in East Palo Alto (10)

Work on garden needs for this organization that provides locally-grown produce, nutrition education and gardening skills to Bay Area communities

 
6 of 10 slots filled
Audrey Thagard
Audrey Thagard
Anna Soland
Anna Soland
Sandy Ruggles (2)
Sandy Waugh Ruggles, Tommy Ruggles
Laurel Anderson
Laurel Anderson
Betsy Balassone
Betsy Balassone

Offsite Activity #3: Kara in Palo Alto (12)

Help prepare maps, signs and children’s treasure chest; assemble hats, wristbands and medals for participants; organize flyers of Kara’s grief support offerings for adults and children, and possibly put together Garden of Memories flower box

 
6 of 12 slots filled
Melissa King
Melissa King
Deborah Partain
Deborah Partain
Dee Cunningham
Dee Cunningham
Robert Josue
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DELBERT FILLMORE
Del Fillmore
Keiko Hayashi
Keiko Hayashi

Offsite Activity #4: Recovery Café in San Jose (10)

Perform much needed and appreciated deep cleaning of café, kitchen and two classrooms to better serve clientele with addiction, homelessness and mental health challenges

 
All slots filled
Douglas Cremer (2)
Doug Cremer and Laurel Weeks
Karen and John Lemes (2)
John and Karen Lemes
Steve Pomeroy
Steve Pomeroy
Ann Nelson
Ann Nelson
Nancy Cook
Nancy Cook
Bonnie Adams
Bonnie Adams
Betsy Balassone (2)
Betsy Balassone, Merrill Balassone
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