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September 5, 2021

NBA star hosted a free basketball clinic for the kids

Chestnut R.C. and the Slate Belt Branch of the Greater Valley YMCA Slate have co-organized a basketball event with an […]
July 8, 2021

What kinds of altruisms are embodied by Fethullah Gulen?

On June 29th, 2021, CRC Book Talks program hosted Dr. Jon Pahl, where he discussed different kinds of altruism embodied […]
June 3, 2021

Activities in the holy month of Ramadan

Iftar dinners In light of the month of Ramadan, CRC continued to host its annual iftar dinners in accordance with […]
May 22, 2021

Women’s Health Fair in the Dansbury Park, Stroudsburg

In observance of Women’s Health Month, we were honored to participate in the Women’s Health Fair organized by the Metamorphosis […]
March 31, 2021
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Antibacterial Wipe Donation Project with Embrace Relief

There is no doubt that face masks and antibacterial disinfectants have become staples of our lives in light of the […]
March 25, 2021

Influential Women event in the Women’s History Month

On March 23rd, 2021, in collaboration with Lehigh Dialogue Center, Chestnut Retreat Center organized an online event where we discussed […]
November 25, 2020

Interfaith Thanksgiving Gathering was held over Zoom

The Chestnut Retreat Center and Clergy Group of Stroudsburgs co-hosted an online Thanksgiving program, where representatives of various religions and […]
November 4, 2020

The Pumpkin Patch Festival in Kunkletown Resembled a Feast!

On October 24th, 2020, the Halloween event organized for children at the West End Food Pantry drew a diverse crowd. […]
August 25, 2020

Meet our Muslim Neighbors event with Monroe County United

On August 23rd, 2020, Monroe County United hosted an event with Chestnut Retreat Center called “Meet Our Muslim Neighbors” to […]
August 22, 2020

We were at the food pantry on the Eid al-Adha

CRC volunteers were at the West End Food Pantry to give back to our community in honor of Eid al-Adha […]
June 23, 2020

CRC stands with healthcare heroes

Meals CRC’s community members appreciate and applaud all healthcare workers during this difficult time. CRC provided food to the Lehigh […]
June 15, 2020

Food Drives in the month of Ramadan

Ramadan is considered to be a holy month for Muslims. During Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Qur’an and […]
June 1, 2020

Our volunteers shared meals with our neighbors

As our local community continues its struggles with the repercussion of Covid-19, and in hopes of continuing the spirit of […]
May 20, 2020

Interfaith Prayer Services & Ramadan Celebrations

On May 14th, 2020, Chestnut Retreat Center and Monroe County United organized an interfaith prayer service dedicated to the victims […]