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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!

September Split Plate Charity: The Sanctuary Project

By | August 22nd, 2016|General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

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 their various programs, Sanctuary’s professional staff members provide individual, family and group counseling, crisis intervention, and [...]

The Starter Pack Project: Our July/August Split-the-Sunday-Plate Charity of the Month

By | June 27th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

How many times do you reach for a fork, plate or coffee mug without a thought? Imagine you’ve been homeless and now finally placed in a permanent, new home but without any of these basic life tools. This is the experience of hundreds of homeless Long Island families, some of them coming from domestic violence [...]

REMEMBER THE RED WAGON!

By | June 1st, 2016|General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

When you come to UUFH for Sunday services, please remember to bring along a toiletry or non-perishable 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 [...]