Refugee relief

GDJ, Open Clip Art
GDJ, Open Clip Art

Activities ongoing to support refugees

Bethany Lutheran has been coordinating the collection of household goods to be distributed through Lutheran Refugee and Resettlement. Bethany has a list of needed goods. Contact is Richard Heine. Bethany’s refugee committee is now meeting monthly, the first Sunday of each month at 11:00 am, at Bethany Lutheran Church.

Eagle Harbor Congregational Church has assisted Bethany in the collection of household goods. EHCC has also voted as a congregation to get involved in political advocacy action The contact is Barbara Chrisman.

World Relief is staging a cross-state bicycle trek to raise money for refugees. It beings from Kent on June 10, 2016 and travels to Spokane via the TriCities (it’s known as the STK). Details here:

Agate Passage Friends has issued a resolution supporting refugees. Read it here.

The Bainbridge Island Inclusion squad held a pillowcase decorating party beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 24, at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church, 105 Winslow Way West. The pillowcases, in support of the #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, were displayed at EHCC during the Bainbridge art walk on Friday, Feb. 5.