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Throughout the year, Salisbury Presbyterian Church holds events and collections to focus on mission and outreach in our local community.  Dates for these events change from year to year, but the hard work and mission focus remain constant.  Here are some of the ways we support local missions:

SPC hosts a wide variety of ongoing and special event drives providing needed items to Chesterfield & Colonial Heights Alliance for Social Ministry (CCHASM), Broken Loaves Food Pantry, Friends of the Homeless, American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, CARITAS, HomeAgain, YMCA Bright Beginnings, Angel Tree, and Christmas Mother. Check both the Outreach Closet in the Narthex and the monthly Cheerful Hearts Outreach Newsletter for the next opportunity for donations.

One Great Salisbury Weekend
On a spring weekend, groups of volunteers from our congregation step out into the community to work and volunteer at various organizations.  This has become a wonderful opportunity for our entire church family to join together to help our friends in need and grow in service.

CARITAS provides several separate programs for men, women, and families to provide temporary shelter, help with permanent housing, and programs for addiction recovery. Their volunteer programs include: becoming a host congregation for shelter, helping at their Furniture Bank, providing expertise with basic computer skills and job-interview skills with CARITAS Works, providing meals at The Healing Place (recovery center), and donation drives.

Turkey Waddle
Every year, on Thanksgiving Day, we invite our congregation and anyone in the community to come out before you begin your eating and football watching festivities to get a little exercise and do something to help our hungry neighbors in the Greater Richmond Area.  On Thanksgiving Day, we invite everyone to come out and participate in a 5K run/walk.  Registration is available on the homepage of this website starting mid-late October.  All the proceeds from the event including your registration fee and donated canned goods, go to support the Central Virginia Food Bank.

The Joe Ward UPSem Scholarship Golf Tournament
Members from our congregation and Union Presbyterian Seminary gather together on a Friday afternoon to play 18 holes of golf. There is a fee to play, with all the proceeds going to a scholarship for a deserving UPSem student. This tournament began as a result of the efforts of a beloved past church member, Joe Ward. We look forward to this Springtime event every year!

Rise Against Hunger
On a Sunday afternoon each fall SPC hosts a packing party! Using 100 volunteers of all ages, we fill 10,000 meal packs that are shipped out to help fight hunger around the world. The event date is announced online and in the SPC Weekly News as the time draws near. Sign up is available online close to the event date.

Friends of the Homeless
Information coming soon.

The Giving Garden
Information coming soon.

Blood Drives
Information coming soon.