December, 2012

Jan 26th Festival of Cultures/Annual Gathering/Dinner+Chocolate Tasting

Posted: 12/30/2012 2:50 PM
Get your passport stamped! Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be bringing their service home with exhibits, activities, story hour, fashion show and food. ... read more

Bambara Translation Project Raises over $4,000

Posted: 12/2/2012 3:03 PM
The Dokotoro Project celebrated the Mali translation of Chapters on Pregnancy and Birth and on Local Remedies of Where There is No Doctor. The launch party on Nov 11 served as a fundraising event for the young project. ... read more

Celebrating the Holidays in Niger

Posted: 12/2/2012 2:36 PM
It might seem strange that our holiday dinners with piles of gravy and stuffing could remind me of one of the most famine-prone countries in the world, but nobody does family gatherings quite like those in Niger. ... read more

A Traditional Thanksgiving

Posted: 12/2/2012 2:22 PM
Thanksgiving is a special holiday for Athalia Markowitz, marking the anniversary of her family's immigration to the US from Israel. Every year her family celebrates with a spread of Russian salads and Israeli food. ... read more

Any Member Can Contribute

Posted: 12/2/2012 1:54 PM
Kathy Day kicked off the Holiday Season at the Alameda County Food Bank. We moved several tons of pears, carrots and packaged food in our four-hour shift with the help of volunteers from the First Congregational Church of Berkeley ... read more