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The East End Edition

Holiday Donations Recap 2013

Around the holidays we get an overwhelming number of donations. Our Food Pantry was swimming in donations from food drives hosted by local congregations and business. Keep reading for a holiday donation recap...

Sewickley Academy Student Council Gives More Than Just Toys

Each year around Christmas time, the lower school at Sewickley Academy collects toys for kids in our programs for our Christmas gift drive. Hear more about their 2013 Holiday donation.

Grossed Out Learning

The students crowded around the table watched with wide-eyed revulsion as EECM staffer Cedrice held up the beaker of thick, viscous, brown liquid. A chorus of "ewww" and "gross" and "sick" could be heard throughout the room.And that was just the reaction he'd hoped for!

Little Hands. Big Heart.

I am raising a three year old daughter, LPL, which is terrifying. The world is a much scarier place than it used to be and as a result, young children regularly struggle with self-esteem issues. With the hope of offsetting some of the challenges she’ll face in the modern world, I’m teaching her values that will help her to be a better, stronger person.

Spotlight On: The Volunteers of Temple Sinai

The members of Temple Sinai — a member of EECM's Council of Congregations — are active volunteers in EECM's programs. Their volunteer efforts are coordinated through Temple Sinai's Tikkun Olam Center for Social Justice.