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Split Plate Recipient for March, 2018

By | 2018-02-10T13:52:54+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Charity, General News & Announcements|

The split plate charity for March is the Gateway Community Garden in Huntington Station.  Since its first season in 2010, Gateway has been growing food and community, aided by the generous support of UUFH volunteers and donations.   Gateway provides eco-literacy programs for low-income neighborhood children, adult gardening education to spread organic growing methods to the [...]

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Split Plate Charity for January: Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

By | 2018-01-15T12:29:40+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Charity, General News & Announcements|

Formed in the wake of several conversations among Black UUs at the July 2015 Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland, OH, the Black Lives of UU Organizing Collective works to provide support, information and resources for Black Unitarian Universalists. BLUU also works to expand the role and visibility of Black UUs within our faith. [...]

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Every Sunday, Before You Leave Your Home for UUFH Service, Remember “Just One”….

By | 2017-12-10T17:02:15+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

…Bag of rice, can of tuna, box of pancake mix, a roll of paper towels. Our local food pantry "Red Wagon," off the main lobby near the social hall entry, has been looking mighty empty this month. Imagine if each one of us just remembered to quickly grab “just one” item from our own kitchen [...]

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“Star Child” Family Service League’s Toy Drive to Benefit Local Families

By | 2017-11-26T15:30:07+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements, Take Action|

The High School Youth are coordinating our annual holiday toy drive for Family Service League’s Project TOY. Please select a “star” toy/gift card suggestion from the sign in the social hall. Our youth are always excited to participate and will ask for your participation during our social hour . Please return all unwrapped toys/gift cards [...]

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Donations for SMILE-IN-A-BAG!

By | 2017-11-06T18:57:19+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

The donation box is now available in the Fellowship foyer for donations for UUFH's SMILE-IN-A-BAG project! We'll be assembling fun activity bags for kids at Winthrop Hospital.  (We've been participating since our own Alley Wolff brought this project to the Fellowship almost a decade ago, and we'd love to have your support again this year.) There are three [...]

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Split Plate Recipient for October 2017

By | 2017-09-22T08:59:31+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

“Every Child Is Our Child” Guided by our principles, UUs are called to advocate for international human rights; to be a voice for the voiceless; and thus promote the inherent worth and dignity of all life. This month’s Split Plate is for such an endeavor. As part of the UU-United Nations Office’s mission, “Every Child [...]

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HIHI Donations Needed

By | 2017-08-25T10:57:38+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

HiHi season is coming soon and the planning begins!  We need your donations to help us run the congregation laundry swap--we need twin-sized sheets (flat or fitted), blankets, pillow cases, towels and washcloths.  The laundry swap important because it saves us so much money on laundry services (FSL provides the laundering) so help if you [...]

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Split-the-Plate Charity for September: LITAC (Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition)

By | 2017-08-16T17:26:24+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

People who do not conform to gender-based stereotypes, or whose gender presentation or identity differs from the one usually associated with their anatomical sex, often experience persistent discrimination and harassment.  The mission of LITAC, The Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition, is to engage in education, advocacy, and outreach in order to achieve public understanding and [...]

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Grow-to-Give Garden Expands, Flourishes at UUFH!

By | 2017-07-06T14:51:11+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

It has been four years since UU volunteers built two new raised garden beds in the back of the parking lot next to the existing ground-level garden. What has happened since is a truly impressive demonstration of living our principles: 8 garden beds, a drip irrigation system, a deer fence, a shed, pathways covered in [...]

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Split Plate of the Month is Smile-in-a-Bag

By | 2017-06-27T14:02:00+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

Smile-in-a-Bag was founded by two Syosset brothers and their parents to create and deliver activity bags to children and youth in Winthrop and Cohen's Children's Hospital. This spring, SIAB will reach a milestone delivery of 20,000 bags! With our ongoing support of Smile-in-a-Bag, UUFH children and youth have created almost 2,000 bags! That's a lot [...]

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