Concordia Cares Newsletter

April 2016


Spring is here, and it's a great month to get out and volunteer! The end of the school year is rapidly approaching, and we have a lot of great events coming up this month. We hope to see you at some of our final events!

Hunger Week

Join us this week as we learn about hunger around the world and in Orange County.

Monday, April 4th: Look out for our Tri-folds in the cafe with facts about hunger and ways that you can help make a difference in the local community.

Tuesday, April 5th: Stop by at our table outside the cafe to answer trivia questions and see how much you know about hunger around the world!

Wednesday, April 6th: Join us at outside the Eagle's Lounge at 10:30 where there will be a coffee talk about hunger and poverty.

Thursday, April 7th: Join us in the RPC at 5:30 and take part in an interactive experience to learn about world hunger. The winners of the food drive raffle will be announced, so you don't want to miss out!

Food Drive:

Bring 3 of the following items to the CSLD during the week and you will be entered to win prizes including Disney Parkhopper passes, Catalina Flyer tickets, and much more:

-Peanut Butter

-Canned Vegetables (Low Sodium)

-Brown Rice

-Canned fruit (In water)

-Canned Beans(Low sodium)

-Canned or boxed soup (Low sodium)

-Canned Meats and Fish (In water)

Other Events

Wednesday, April 6th (3:30-7:30 pm): Ronald McDonald House

-Join us as we prepare a meal for the families living at the Ronald McDonald House!

Saturday, April 9th (1:00-4:00pm): Second Harvest Food Bank

-Join us as we pack boxes of food to be distributed to those in need here in Orange County. We will be donating the food collected in the food drive to this amazing organization!

Thursday, April 14th (7:30-9:00 pm): Patches O'Houlihan Memorial Dodgeball Tournament

-Join us as we partner with Fikisha to hold a dodgeball fundraiser! All of the proceeds will be used to help provide education for Kenyan youth. Make a team and participate in this amazing cause!

Saturday, April 16th (9:00 am-12:00 pm): South County Outreach- Pantry Workday

-We will help sort through food donations that will be distributed to those in need.

**Sign up sheets for all of our events can be found in the CSLD**

Have A Great Month!

We hope that you have a great month, and we hope to see you at some events! If you have any questions about our upcoming events, please contact us at


Deborah Shells

Braden Delannoy

"Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven." Matthew 5:16