FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Church of the Foothills Welcomes a Guest Speaker from The OC Food Bank on Poverty in Orange County
Santa Ana, California (September 5, 2010) – The Church of the Foothills is very pleased to welcome a guest speaker from the Orange County Food Bank as part of their ongoing Peace & Justice Speakers Series. On Sunday September 19th at 11AM, the OC Food Bank will be sharing an update on poverty in Orange County and their efforts to help those in need.
The Orange County Food Bank distributes 15 million pounds of food annually. In addition to the 23,000 people that the Food Bank serves directly each month, it provides food and personal care items to over 300 non-profit service organizations, such as social service agencies, churches, shelters, soup kitchens and senior centers. These organizations serve the homeless, disabled persons, seniors on fixed incomes, the unemployed and the working poor.
Future Speakers in the Peace & Justice Series include such groups as OC Shanti on “Living with HIV/AIDS in the Year 2010” on Sunday September 26th, Habitat for Humanity on Sunday October 3rd, and Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) on Sunday October 24th.
Church of the Foothills is located at 19211 Dodge Avenue at Newport, in Santa Ana, CA 92705. For more information, please call 714.544.1319.
ABOUT CHURCH OF THE FOOTHILLS
Church of the Foothills (ChOTF) has been “Open and Affirming” of the LGBT community for many years, and offers monthly LGBT fellowships, with a variety of exciting events planned. Additionally, Church of the Foothills was profiled in the Orange County Register for performing one of the first legal same-gender church weddings in Orange County and provides ceremony services for committed couples.
A dynamic and progressive church affiliated with both the United Church of Christ and the Disciples of Christ, ChOTF offers a variety of opportunities for mission, service and fellowship, with Sunday worship beginning at 9:00 AM. For more information on Church of the Foothills, please contact them via phone 714.544.1319 or online at www.chotf.org.
Church of the Foothills is located at 19211 Dodge Avenue at Newport, in Santa Ana, CA 92705. Phone: 714.544.1319.
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