Category Archives: Social Action

MCJC Participates in the 2019 McHenry County Crop Hunger Walk

MCJC joined 12 local churches to participate in the 2019 McHenry County Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 29. Two hundred and thirty-eight individuals participated in this year’s Crop Walk, and the Walk raised $21,315! Twenty-five percent of the money … Continue reading

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MCJC-Sponsored November 27, 2019 PADS Dinner Tonight!

By Bruce Weiss, Social Action Chairperson The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is a week from tomorrow, November 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. Since the dinner is on the evening before … Continue reading

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MCJC Crop Hunger Walk Team Forms

MCJC will join 12 local churches to participate in the 2019 McHenry County CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 29, 2019, from about 1:15 – 3:15 pm. The WALK distance is one mile. This MCJC undertaking is a partnership project of … Continue reading

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Corners of Our Fields Reminder

As is our custom at MCJC, the 5780 High Holy Days mark the start of our “Corners of Our Fields” food drive in conjunction with Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger. This year we are collecting food for McHenry High … Continue reading

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McHenry County Crop Hunger Walk Coming Up Sept. 29 – Join Your MCJC Friends

MCJC will join twelve local churches and participate in the 2019 McHenry County Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 29, 2019.  This MCJC community fundraising project is a joint undertaking of the MCJC Social Action Committee and the MCJC Religious … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting Report from Social Action

PROJECTS: MAY 2018 – MAY 2019ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY AND ADOPT-A-TRAIL  MCJC is a participant in the McHenry County Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway Program and the McHenry County Conservation District Adopt-A-Trail Program. As a participant in these two important community service environmental programs, … Continue reading

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Thanks to all who helped with the April 24 MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner

By Bruce Weiss, MCJC Social Action Chairperson The final MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner of the October 2018-April 2019 season took place on Wednesday evening, April 24, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Woodstock.  Twenty-one PADS guests and five overnight PADS volunteers were … Continue reading

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MCJC-Sponsored PADS Dinner Coming Up April 24

By Bruce Weiss MCJC members prepared and served PADS dinners for the homeless at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Woodstock on February 27 and March 27. We fed twenty-three PADS guests and eight overnight PADS volunteers on February 27 and twenty-eight … Continue reading

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Last MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner of the 2018-2019 season coming up…

We are looking forward to our last MCJC-sponsored PADS dinners for the 2018-2019 winter season: Wednesday, April 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The dinners are at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. Those bringing food should plan to … Continue reading

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MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner coming up March 27

We are looking forward to just two more MCJC-sponsored PADS dinners for the 2018-2019 winter season: March 27 and April 24. The dinners are 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. Those bringing … Continue reading

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