WEAR ORANGE for Gun Violence Prevention

WEAR ORANGE for Gun Violence Prevention

In support of gun violence prevention and Gun Violence Awareness Month in June, Friends wore orange to our June 2 Meeting for Worship. Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15—just...
Meals for the Unhoused  April 2024

Meals for the Unhoused April 2024

Poughkeepsie Friends baked casseroles, tossed salads, and packed -up food for delivery to The Living Room at Mels Place, a homeless shelter in Poughkeepsie that provides 24/7 emergency shelter, services, and three meals a day.  Mac & Cheese, chicken noodle...
Celebrating Juneteenth “Freedom Day”

Celebrating Juneteenth “Freedom Day”

New York, NY – As we commemorate Juneteenth, the day marking the end of slavery in the United States, we are reminded of the enduring power of faith and the ongoing journey towards justice. This year, New York took a significant step forward in acknowledging and...