Chalice volunteers prepare and serve a monthly dinner at Haven House, Interfaith Community Services’ Year-Round Emergency Shelter. Volunteers are encouraged to dine with Haven House residents, sharing fellowship and providing support.
After services on November 3, eight Chalice congregants prepared 150 sack lunches for ICS (Interfaith Community Services). ICS provides these sack lunches to food-insecure clients, many of whom are guests for breakfast.
November 2016 and 2015: A dozen people from Chalice served Thanksgiving meals to people in need with Interfaith Community Services.
September 2016 and October 2015: We spent a Saturday morning putting together boxes of food for individuals in need.
February 2016 and 2015: We made 150 sack lunches for people experiencing homelessness, to be distributed by our partner, Interfaith Community Services.
December 2015 and 2014. We collected household items and gift cards for youth transitioning out of the foster care system.
April 2015: A multigenerational group from Chalice spent a morning at the San Dieguito River Park, weeding and maintaining native restoration areas with the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy.
July 2014: In July of 2014, Chalice congregants worked with Habitat for Humanity to build a small complex of two-story duplexes on Elm Street in Escondido.