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Split-the-Plate Recipient for June: Grow to Give Garden (G2GG)

By |2018-05-30T14:05:08+00:00May 30th, 2018|Charity, General News & Announcements|

The G2GG project provides healthy food for our neighbors in need.  We grow and donate organically grown vegetables and herbs to local food banks and pantries.  The Grow to Give Garden (G2GG), which is located at the rear of the UUFH, was created in 2013 and is run by UUFH volunteers.  Thanks to the generosity [...]

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Split-the-Plate Charity for May: Options for Community Living – Greenhouse Program

By |2018-05-03T21:00:15+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Charity, General News & Announcements|

This month's split plate is Options for Community Living, with funds collected going to its Greenhouse Program. Options for Community Living is a nonprofit agency which provides housing, support services, and care coordination for people recovering from mental illness and those living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic health conditions. Options' goal is to help each [...]

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Split-the-Plate Charity for April: Huntington Sanctuary Project

By |2018-03-31T15:19:59+00:00March 26th, 2018|Charity, General News & Announcements|

Sanctuary, a specialized project run by the Huntington Youth Bureau, assists youth between the ages of 12 and 21 who have run away from or been asked to leave home, or are otherwise at risk of being homeless.  Through its various programs, The Sanctuary’s professional staff members provide individual, family and group counseling, an Anger [...]

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Split Plate Recipient for March, 2018

By |2018-02-10T13:52:54+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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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