Into The Community

Donation Drive: During mission month (Oct 2017), Arise Church collected about 60 bottles of peanut butter and 200 pairs of socks, benefiting Alameda County Community Food Bank and Compassion Network.

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Food Bank: On March 25, 2017, 21 Arise Church volunteers served in Alameda County Community Food Bank.

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Christmas Gifts: On Dec 18, 2016, 24 Arise families baked 102 boxes of cookies to be delivered to families in Hayward. We also joined Compassion Network’s Tree of Hope Christmas toy drive and donated toys to children in Tri-city areas.

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Food Bank: On Dec 17, 2016, 26 Arise Church volunteers served in Alameda County Community Food Bank.

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Christmas Shoebox: On Nov 13, 2016, Arise Church collected 106 gifts boxes to be distributed to children in needy countries.

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Community Service: On Nov 12, 2016, 22 Arise volunteers participated in cleaning up Mayhews Landing Park in Newark.

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Clothing Donation Drive: On October 30, 2016, Arise Church collected  2,400 pounds of gently used clothing to support low income families in our area.

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Blessing Bags: In September 2016, youth groups again put together 150 blessing bags containing snacks and a Gospel tract. We brought blessings to those asking for assistance in the Tri-city area: street corners, freeway off ramps, and in front of stores.

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Shoe Drive: During the 40 days of Lent before 2016 Easter, brothers and sisters responded enthusiastically to the Shoe Drive. We collected 274 pairs of shoes. Our two pastors brought the shoes to the Compassion Network Shoe Center on 4/7 to benefit the people in need.

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Blessing Bags: During 2016 Chinese New Year, youth groups put together 100 blessing bags containing snacks and a Gospel tract. Congregants picked up a few and left them in cars. When we see someone on an off-ramp asking or waiting outside of a store asking for help, we hand them one of the bags.

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Christmas Cookies: On December 20, 2015, we baked 111 boxes of cookies. 20 adults and 4 kids visited families in Hayward and brought them our Christmas blessings!

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Missional Projects: In November and December, 2015, Arise small groups participated in the following community projects:

  1. Community services: Senior homes visitation, tutoring, food bank volunteering, etc.
  2. Christmas shoebox: We collected 96 gifts boxes to be distributed to children in needy countries.
  3. Donation of classroom emergency buckets to a school in Fremont.
  4. Donation of supplies to schools and students in Fremont and Newark.

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Community Service: On June 27, 2015, 22 brothers and sisters participated in cleaning up Birch Grove Park in Newark.