Join the FOR the Valley Team
FOR the Valley is a movement that believes being FOR others can change the world. FOR the Valley mobilizes volunteers throughout our valley to support our community in the areas of: families, education, first responders, faith & charity, local government, arts & entertainment and small business. Join the team and receive email updates when serving opportunities come up! This is a super fun way to serve our community AND make new friends!
Laptops for Ukrainian Children
You may recall that CPC helped fund the travel of 167 children from "Father's House Orphanage" in Ukraine safely to Germany. The kids need schooling and that will require 20 laptops. Consider donating to Fathers house by making a check out to CPC and putting Fathers house in the memo. Please drop off or mail check to CPC (222 W El Pintado Rd. Danville, Ca 94526).
THE STORY: When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, Roman Kornijko from the Otchiy Dim (Father's House) orphanage in Kyiv, Ukraine faced a terrible choice: Uproot 167 children from their home and risk the dangers of the open road or remain in the capital and pray that the coming bombs would somehow spare them. After much thought, he chose the road. And so, around 10 p.m. on Feb. 24, the group prepared to flee. The coming days in route were harrowing, darting shelling’s and bombings. They left with a small backpack and big prayers. We are grateful to say that they are safely in Germany and adjusting to life displaced. For more details on this story email Gina Callahan.
Hospital Beautification Project // May
Today's Youth Matter Walk-4-their future // June 11th
This is a FABULOUS event to serve as a family -- even with younger children. It's FamilyFest after all! Volunteers are needed for the day of the event in the following areas:
- BBQ Meal Team - planning, grilling, and serving the meal with a smile (6-8 people)
- Setup &/or Takedown (4-6 people)
- Walk Course Setup and Safety Crew - a small team of 4-6 - bring your bicycle!
San Ramon Art and Wind Festival // May 29th and 30th
Join us at our FOR the Valley tent at this years Art and Wind Festival! For more info email
Ukraine // Donate and Pray
CLICK HERE for updates on the frontlines. Join us in praying for the people of Ukraine, CLICK HERE. CPC is grateful to partner with Convoy of Hope, their staff and partners are hard at work, providing emergency relief for people in need of relief. Convoy is mobilizing and actively helping in Ukraine. They are currently routing financial resources for food/water/shelter to national church leaders and missionary networks to help those who have been displaced from active military zones. They are also doing same for neighboring countries for folks who are leaving the country. And as always, they are thinking through supply chains for if/when in country resources are gone. Thanks for your support! To read updates CLICK HERE.
CPC Mission Partners in northern Romania are housing and serving refugees at the YWAM base in Cluj. These groups of people coming are primarily woman, children and youth. They are working to find more housing. They have sent out a vans full of groceries to the boarder along with mattresses and packages for mothers and babies. To give directly to their efforts click link below.
CPC Mission Partners in Bulgaria also housing and serving Ukrainian refugees. They are being hosted in the ministry center in Yastrebovo, Bulgaria. Thank you for your generous donations. Also, the Bake Sale (more details below) is sending all proceeds to provide food and other needs to these mothers and children.
Kids Against Hunger // Pack meals for Ukraine
Due to the increasing need to feed the Ukrainian Refugees, KAH is sponsoring more 100K meal packing events. CLICK HERE to join a packing event!
Save the Dates // Things coming up!
- Serve Day, October 1-2
- Run for Education, October 8-9
- Fall Fest with the town of Danville
- Danville Tree Lighting, November 25
- Neighbor to Neighbor, Nov/Dec
CarePortal // Be FOR Families in our County
CPC has officially joined Care Portal and we are so excited! Care Portal is an online platform that works directly with social workers in CoCo County to assist families in need. In every community, there are children and families at a point of crisis, who need help. In those same communities, there are churches and people who care and want to take action. But they need a connection point. CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up!
Foster the City // Come alongside a Foster Family
CPC is thrilled to be joining this incredible organization as we worked towards a day when there is a waiting list of families rather than a list of children in need of home. CLICK HERE to learn more! Join an Interest Meeting at CPC, March 6th!
MORE WAYS TO SERVE
We want to connect you with a few local and Bay Area partners to provide you with an opportunity to serve those in need.