Friends In Deed Mission Statement
The mission of Friends In Deed is to alleviate the effects of poverty, to encourage self-sufficiency through the collective efforts of individuals, and community businesses and organizations, and to promote mutual support, understanding and collaboration within the community.
Friends In Deed has been involved in local community activities.
Member of the Pasadena Housing and Homeless network.
Member of the Martin Luther King Art and Essay Contest Committee (in preparation for MLK celebrations).
Member of the Pasadena Executive Roundtable.
Executive Committee member of the Pasadena CROP Walk for Hunger.
Friends In Deed (formerly known as ECPAC) has been involved in the Pasadena religious community since its inception. Some of our recent religious activities have been:
- We hold enjoyable Clergy Lunches on the four Wednesday of the month with interesting speakers to promote collegiality and harmony among different faith based congregations.
- We join with community and church groups, such as the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA), Clergy Community Coalition (CCC), and the All Saints' Creative Connections Program.
- We serve as the faith based representative in local civic affairs.
- We lead an inspirational Community Ecumenical Good Friday service at a local church each year, and participate in the ACTS/ interfaith Thanksgiving service.
Friends In Deed stands up for low income and hungry people at Bread For the World Press Conference.