five people making sandwichesOnce a month, Chalice congregants bring a meal to Haven House, a program of Interfaith Community Services, serving people experiencing homelessness. Contact the Chalice Office for more information.

Ongoing Opportunities:

Individuals from Chalice are encouraged to volunteer with our partner organizations:

Interfaith Community Services (ICS)
Center for Community Solutions (CCS)
Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT)
Unitarian Universalist Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education (UURISE)

Previous Multigenerational Service Projects:

Casas de Luz Homebuild Project in Tijuana, October 2019

Twenty-four Chalice congregants and friends traveled to Tijuana to work with the Casas de Luz team to build a 16×24 sf home for a single mother with five young children.

You can read more about this trip in Rev. Sharon’s November 2019 newsletter column.

Thanksgiving Meals, November 2015 & 2016

A dozen people from Chalice served Thanksgiving meals to people in need with Interfaith Community Services.

San Diego Food Bank, October 2015 & Sept 2016

We spent a Saturday morning putting together boxes of food for individuals in need.

Food Bank Group

Sack Lunches, February 2015 & 2016

We made 150 sack lunches for people experiencing homelessness, to be distributed by our partner, Interfaith Community Services.

Habitat Restoration, 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.


Collections for Just in Time for Foster Youth, December 2014 & 2015

We collected household items and gift cards for youth transitioning out of the foster care system.

car trunk full of charity donations

Habitat for Humanity, 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.
Habitat for Humanity, July 2014