Outreach

Outreach

Lawrence Hall

Holiday Wish List Drive Lawrence Hall provides a safe space along with nurturing homes for children and teens who have been removed from their birth families due to abuse and/or neglect. Lawrence Hall takes every measure to ensure that the children/teens are provided with supportive foster parents and caseworkers that are sensitive to [...]

2018-11-30T15:52:41+00:00Children, Church Stories, Outreach|

Holiday Gift Fund

Help supplement Outreach funding and provide needed support to selected Kenilworth Union Outreach agencies that work with children and families to assist them during the holiday season. Please indicate Holiday Gift Fund on your check to Kenilworth Union Church. Mail to: Kenilworth Union Church Holiday Gift Fund, 211 Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, IL 60043 [...]

2018-11-15T13:33:13+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|

Day by Day Sale

The Day by Day Calendar is an Outreach fundraiser. Also, it's a desktop flip calendar featuring daily quotes of inspiration, faith, comfort, and gentle humor. Founded in 1979 by two Kenilworth Union Church members, Betsy Fyfe and Becky Jones, Day by Day continues to be created by an all-volunteer committee who gathers quotes, [...]

2018-12-04T09:32:42+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|

What Rings Every October?

Here’s a riddle: What “rings” every October, but isn’t a bell? The answer: Our Day by Day calendars! Every fall, volunteers partake in “Ringing Day” to hook the little calendars’ binding rings—and this year, you can be part of the fun. Join the Day by Day committee on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Culbertson [...]

2018-10-26T13:28:32+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|

Shopping for Volunteer Opportunities

Chris Cole Service to others is an important part of our Church’s history, what we believe, and who we are as a congregation. But, sometimes just the act of looking for the right service opportunity is more daunting than the service itself. Let the Outreach Committee help you find the perfect service fit [...]

2018-10-11T10:31:07+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|

Day by Day: 40 Years and Thriving

  Forty years ago, two Kenilworth Union Church members, Becky Jones and Betsy Fyfe, came together to create the Day by Day calendar. Since then, we have sold tens of thousands of the little quote-of-the-day calendars to dedicated customers located across the US and abroad. The 2018 calendar was a wonderful success, selling [...]

2018-08-09T11:52:59+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|

19th Annual Outreach Benefit Success!

By Carol Ducommun and Kris Fishman Thank you, thank you, thank you! How grateful are we? Let us count the ways: 250 people joined us on April 27 at the Michigan Shores Club for a fun evening 8 guests represented our 3 highlighted agencies—Breakthrough, Crushers Club, and Haven 60 people helped us plan and [...]

2018-06-18T13:38:20+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|

Breakthrough Breakfast and Tour

After the Outreach Benefit Party…Openhouse at Breakthrough By Diane Rand A few weeks ago, our church hosted Wilonda Cannon, Director of Development for Breakthrough, a non-profit we support in East Garfield Park.  Breakthrough was one of three agencies featured at this years’ successful Outreach Benefit last Friday.  The organization runs three homeless shelters, [...]

2018-05-03T13:05:51+00:00Church Stories, Outreach|