The Federated Church also has a long history of helping the less fortunate and those in need when possible. The Annual Thrift Sale held each spring makes used clothing and household goods available to the community. The proceeds are used for backpacks/school supplies (below). The Sue Lyon Book Sale has been held annually in June: it provides a wide variety of used adult, youth, and children's books available to the public very cheaply. The funds obtained from both of these sales are contributed to local nonprofit organziations. Each summer the church provides backpacks and school supplies to local aid organizations (Salvation Army, Hope Haven, Safe Passage) for distribution to students in the county who need assistance obtaining these supplies. Feed My Sheep: on the first Sunday of each month, we collect nonperishable items that are delivered to our local food pantry.