The Waverly Family Resource  Center










The proceeds from Mission & Benevolence's first Doug's Fish Fry To Go fundraiser was $711.00. We donated this to Waverly Family Resource Center to be used as needed. Jackie Spencer received the donation from Jim Parks, chair of M&B, during the January 5, 2020, Minute for Mission during Service (photo at left). She provided an overview of her personal journey with the Center and her current involvement with ongoing and new programs. Jackie is the Credentialed Senior Parenting Educator and Family Development Program Lead Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension.

The Waverly Family Resource Center, now in its 21st year, is a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension that provides drop in play space, parent-child activities and parenting workshops. As an example, they recently conducted a six week Kids in The Kitchen program, "a hands on experience where children and parents have an opportunity to make recipes together. The recipes are simple, kid friendly and low cost!” 

Our thanks to the congregation whose spirit of giving made this project a success. 


Free Community Meal


VUPC hosts the Free Community Meal each month there are five Thursdays, except in November.   The next Community Meal here at Valley United is scheduled for October 22, 2020,  starting at 4:30 pm.   Menu is:  Meatball sandwich, coleslaw, chips, dessert.  This is a drive-thru event only.  Enter the parking lot via the main entrance and follow instructions to the back of the church.  Please stay in your car. 

Everyone is welcome!

Come and enjoy a free meal.

Mobile Food Pantry Free Food Give A Way

The Mobile Food Pantry is in town the third Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 11 am at North Waverly Chapel, Route 34, Waverly, NY.


Valley United supports Chow for Children in Pennsylvania and New York.   The PA program provides food for a lunch and supper each week for Head Start children and their families.  The NY program works with the school districts to provide food for those in need.


Valley Food Pantry and Salvation Army

Members of VUPC donate food for both of these food pantries.  The item for the month of November is Cornbread mix.   Each donation will be matched by Ellen.  We're aiming for 200 boxes!



 Merakey (formerly known as NHS Human Services) provides foster care in Bradford, Sullivan and Tioga, PA counties. 





  December 2020  
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