/Charity

Split-the-Plate Charity for February: NAACP Back to School/Stay in School Program

By | January 17th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

The NAACP Back to School/Stay in School program provides students from elementary through high school with academic and social support. The overall goal is to enhance student success by reducing absenteeism and dropout rates while also providing a higher level of academic and cultural enrichment. The first VP of the Huntington branch and education scholarship committee [...]

“Guest At Your Table” donations due 1/15!

By | January 4th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

A reminder that we will be collecting your "Guest At Your Table" donations at the Sunday service on January 15, 2017 (MLKJr. weekend).  Checks can be written to UUFH with GAYT in the memo line and placed in the offering basket!

Split-the-Plate Charity of the Month for January ’17: League for Animal Protection (LAP)

By | December 16th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements|

The League for Animal Protection of Huntington, Inc. (LAP), is an all-volunteer, non-profit established in 1973 dedicated to the rescue, care, rehabilitation and placement of stray, abandoned and abused animals in the Huntington Township. In 1982, under an agreement with the Town of Huntington, the Grateful Paw Cat Shelter was built. This refuge, without cages, [...]

SPLIT-THE-PLATE CHARITY FOR DECEMBER: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee – Refugee Crisis Relief Fund

By | November 17th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements|

This December holiday season as we share our yearning and efforts for world peace and justice, our Split Plate attention turns again to our faith’s amazing Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.  The UUSC’s innovative approaches and measurable impact are grounded in the moral belief that all people have inherent power, dignity and rights. We can be [...]

Remember the Red Wagon

By | November 15th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, Take Action|

When you come to UUFH for Sunday services, please remember to bring along a toiletry or nonperishable food item (or two) to put in our red wagon (outside the coat closet). All donations will be delivered to the Huntington Community Food Council (CFC) for distribution to Huntington’s families. The CFC was organized in 1972 by [...]

HiHi Volunteers Needed: Time to Sign Up!

By | October 26th, 2016|Charity, Deadline Oriented, General News & Announcements, Regis./sign up Required, Take Action, Time Sensitive, Volunteers Needed|

Come to the signup table in the Social Hall every Sunday after service to volunteer at HiHi this season! We are in need of the following positions: 1. Monthly Manager for March; 2. Laundry Pickup (every Friday, 4:00 - 5:00 at Family Service League) 3. Mid-evening chaperones 4. Overnight volunteers 5. And of course, greeters, [...]

November Split Plate Charity of the Month is HiHi

By | October 15th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

We are grateful that HiHi, the Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative, has been selected as November’s Split Plate Charity of the Month.  HIHI, the Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative, is a Huntington-wide effort to address homelessness here in our community.  In conjunction with the Suffolk County Family Services League, nightly food and shelter are provided at Huntington [...]

DVD Donations for H2Empower

By | September 28th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, Take Action, The Greater Community|

Religious Education is hosting a DVD drive - we need your G, PG, and PG-13 rated DVDs to donate to H2Empower.  These DVDs help children in Ethiopia learn English so they can continue their schooling beyond the 7th grade.  In 8th grade, the tests they must take in school are only in English.  The DVDs [...]

Split Plate Recipient for October 2016 “Every Child Is Our Child”

By | September 16th, 2016|Charity, The Greater Community|

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 is Our Child" (ECOC,) works [...]

Help Huntington’s Hungry!

By | August 25th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, Take Action, The Greater Community|

Please bring your non-perishable food donations to our "little red wagon" in the Fellowship Gallery each Sunday. All donations will be delivered to the Community Food Council's Pantry, which provides bags of food to help those in need. Help us feed the hungry in our own community!