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Mission Causes

WPC is proud to support the following causes with volunteers, dollars, and prayer.

Presbyterian Mission

Presbyterian Church (USA): WPC pledges a portion of its mission giving to undesignated mission at the Presbytery, Synod, and General Assembly level, in the United States and around the world
Presbyterian Disaster Relief (PDA): emergency funding to refugees and victims of hurricanes, floods, tornados, hunger, and other disasters in the United States and around the world

WPC-Based Mission

ExtraCare...for families living with Alzheimer's: respite care for people with Alzheimer's, Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at WPC
Tiny Treasures Preschool: We emphasize an individual approach to every child and foster all areas of their development. We emphasize an individual approach to every child within an atmosphere of acceptance and grace and foster all areas of their development.
Food Pantry: Deacon community outreach provides perishable and non-perishable food on the first Saturday of each month at WPC (volunteers: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.)
PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter): WPC serves as a shelter for men, women, and children without homes on Tuesday nights, October through April, staffed by WPC and partner churches as part of Lake County PADS
The Cancer Wellness Center North is a non-profit organization that provides education, support and wellness programs free of charge to people diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones. They meet at WPC Tuesday evenings.
Angel Tree: Deacon outreach providing Christmas gifts to children of Busy Bee Child Care Center and PADS
Operation Christmas Child: Christmas gifts for children in need around the world
School Supplies for local school children in need
Easter Baskets for the children of One Hope United and PADS
Mission Trips: adult, high school, and middle school mission trips to renovate homes, perform community service, or provide disaster relief

International Mission

Cite Soleil Community School is WPC's partner school in Haiti, providing an education to 225 children in one of the worst slums in Port-au-Prince through Haiti Partners (www.haitipartners.org ). WPC offers financial and prayer support, and interaction with the schoolchildren. WPC invites other churches and organizations to become partners with Cite Soleil Community School, www.lekolcscs.org.

Lake County Mission: WPC is proud to support the following Lake County mission causes.

A Safe Place: Waukegan shelter for abused women and children
CASA: Court-appointed advocates for children and youth in the justice system
Community Youth Network (CYN): services for troubled youth and adults
CROP Walk: annual hunger walk for Lake County and international hunger projects
Habitat for Humanity: building homes for low income residents in Lake County
Inclusion Community Youth Networks groups meet at WPC. Contact CYN for more information at 847-548-6000.
Mano a Mano: Hispanic community center in Round Lake
PADS: network of homeless shelters (including WPC) staffed by volunteers
Zacharias Center: Lake County's outreach to victims of sexual abuse and assault

Special offerings are received for particular needs as they arise in Lake County and the world, particularly in response to natural disasters.