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Recurring Events

Fridays – Black Lives Matter Vigil, 6:30pm, Corner of Whittier & River Road
Join us rain, snow, or shine, in witness to justice for Black Lives Matter. Come be a part of the vigil. Wear your mask and social distance while enjoying the company of others. Bring a chair if you need one. Contact: Jana Kirkman or Jon Kerner.

Tues. – Thurs., 8:30am, and the first Saturday of the month – Food Distribution with our community partner, Clifton Park Baptist Church, 8818 Piney Branch Rd., Silver Spring.
An ever increasing number of folks are suffering from growing food insecurity during the pandemic. As more families show up for Clifton Park Baptist Church’s food distribution, River Roaders have joined the essential workers to help distribute food to them. Join us! Just show up, or contact Engaging Communities’ David Ward for more information. You may also want to consider helping buy baby food and baby wipes for these families with an online donation.

Tues. (the second Tuesday of every month) – serving at Shepherd’s Table
Shepherd’s Table soup kitchen serving meals to hungry people. Join the RRUUC team that is responsible for dinner the second Tuesday of each month. Contact: Peter Benjamin.