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Apr 23rd
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Empty Bowls Event at the United Methodist Church in Caldwell

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IDC joined the Empty Bowls Event organized by the United Methodist Church in Caldwell on September 20, 2006. The event was organized to raise money for CUMAC ECHO as well as consciousness for poverty in the community.

We thank Rev. Jeff Markay, pastor of United Methodist Church, Caldwell for organizing and inviting the Turkish American community to this event.

Speakers:
Rev. Pat Bruger, Director of CUMAC ECHO, Paterson, NJ
Ms. Lisa Pitts, SEFAN/CFA Human Resources for Hunger
Rabbi Alan Silverstein, Congregation Agudath Israel, Caldwell NJ
Dr. Mesut Sahin from NJIT, Interfaith Dialog Center, Carlstadt, NJ
Fr. Anthony Randazzo, Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church, North Caldwell

In addition to soup served, IDC served Noah’s Pudding and IDC director Dr. Levent Koc explained the history of Noah’s Pudding.