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May Split The Plate Charity: Turquoise House

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:08+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements|

People with disabling mental health conditions, like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, can easily become stuck in an ineffective (and expensive) “revolving door” of repeat psychiatric hospitalizations, often due to poverty, isolation, homelessness--or a mistrust of the very mental health system designed to serve them. Turquoise House is an innovative and successful alternative to hospitalization, providing [...]

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

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:09+00:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:09+00:00 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 | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 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 [...]

HiHi Volunteers Needed: Time to Sign Up!

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 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 | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 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 | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 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 [...]