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WCSP Members have been very busy this year.
Here are just a few of the things we have been doing to help make the lives of children better.
Even though we are socially distant from each other these days, the work of WCSP continues. Here are a few of the things that are bringing us joy!
WCSP donated to the Baby Bureau in December, 2020.
WCSP sent holiday cheer to Gemma Services, Inter-Faith Housing Alliance, Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, and Laurel House in the form of Gift Cards, in December, 2020.
Members and friends of WCSP donated more than 12 complete Thanksgiving food baskets, plus over $700 in Gift Cards to Inter-Faith Food Cupboard on November 11.
WCSP continues to support The Baby Bureau by donating items for their Baby Bundles.
Sue Zomberg from Inter-Faith Housing Alliance presented at our October 2020 meeting.
WCSP visited Mission Kids Youth Advocacy Center, an extraordinary organization that supports victims of child abuse in early 2020.
Lynn Unipan from Gemma Services (formerly Silver Springs Martin Luther School and The Village) presents at a WCSP meeting in November. 2019, and again in January 2021 via Zoom.
WCSP members visit Inter-Faith Housing Alliance. We learned so much from Marsha Eichelberg, Executive Director, and Sue Zomberg, Community Resource Manager, about how this organization is helping the most vulnerable families in our area.
Betsy Kilkenny from Laurel House explains Laurel House's vital work to WCSP members at our January 2020 meeting, and again in January 2021 via Zoom.
in the past, WCSP members and friends have enjoyed "High Tea." We had such fun, enjoying each others' company and savoring a delicious lunch... all while adding a bit more $$ to our charitable giving coffers at this mini-fundraiser!
WCSP Members purchased holiday gifts for children and their families who are served by Inter-Faith Housing Alliance, Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, and Silver Springs Martin Luther School.
Amanda Bryant, Silver Springs Martin Luther School's "Santa," accepts bags of gifts from WCSP in 2019.
WCSP delivered holiday cheer to Inter-Faith Housing Alliance in 2019
WCSP provided special "Wish List" gifts to 15 children at Silver Springs in 2019
WCSP members visited Aldersgate and learned of the muliple services the organization provides to local children and their families. Deborah Sapin-Feldstein presented at our meeting in the fall.
... and of course, Santa and local children enjoyed the festivities, too!
Deborah Sapin-Feldstein demonstrates a program utilized at Aldersgate Youth Services.
Deborah Sapin-Feldstein presents at October's WCSP meeting.
WCSP members Sherrea, Theresa, Carol, Susan, and Phy with Deborah Sapin-Feldstein at Aldersgate
WCSP members and friends became "twisted artists" as we enjoyed each other's company at our special mini-fundraiser social. Cheers!!
WCSP visits Laurel House.
WCSP members learn about Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center.
Every month WCSP donates food and other necessities to Inter-Faith's "Food Cupboard" which provides a variety of foods to low-income residents of Montgomery County to reduce food insecurity and improve nutrition.
Inter-Faith Housing Alliance Food Cupboard Currently Needs:
Canned meat/fish (tuna, salmon, chicken, ham, Vienna sausages), Spam,chili, beef stew, corned beef hash, healthy snacks, jelly, spaghetti sauce, juice
Where and when to donate:
1250 Easton Road in Roslyn (brick building behind Living Word Lutheran Church)
Mon. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m. to noon
Give your donated food to a WCSP member to bring to a meeting. We will amke sure all donations are taken to the Food Cupboard.
Please bring items within their expiration dates and unopened, unless packaged individually.