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UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF MINNETONKA
Social Justice Ministry Call for Congregational Input!
Do you have any ideas or recommendations for organizations/initiatives to be considered for UUCM’s future social generosity offerings? SJM facilitator Naomi is compiling congregational suggestions. Submit recommendations through the Social Generosity Offering Submission form (which will also be printed and placed by the Social Justice Ministry bulletin board). paragraph here.
Every week UUCM donates the entire open offering to a social justice cause, with different organizations each month. Since we began this practice five years ago, UUCM has raised and dispersed over $65,000 to more than 60 different organizations. The recipient of grants from this fund are chosen by the Social Justice Ministry and our Minister.
JANUARY 2017: Creative Spirit (to support their program with Shakopee Women's Prison) - $1,146.00
DECEMBER 2016: UUSC Guest At Your Table - $1,254.00
NOVEMBER 2016: IOCP Sleepout for the Homeless - $1,333.00
OCTOBER 2016: Second Harvest Heartland - $1,200.00
SEPTEMBER 2016: Our Partner Church in Romania - $776.00
JULY & AUGUST 2016: Minnesota UU Social Justice Alliance (MUUSJA) - $1,157.00
JUNE 2016: Meadville Lombard Theological School - $667.00
MAY 2016: Wayzata Historical Society (in recognition of our bldgs 100 yr anniversary - $847.00
APRIL 2016 : Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) - $714.00.
MARCH 2016: Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign (food and cash) - $1,109.89
FEBRUARY 2016: Kiva.org Loans - $843.00
JANUARY 2016: Church of the Larger Fellowshp - $732.00
DECEMBER 2015:UU Service Committee "Guest at Your Table" 2015 Campaign - $1,249.00
NOVEMBER 2015: Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners Sleep Out for the Homeless - $1,329.
OCTOBER 2015: UU Crisis Response Team - $959.
SEPTEMBER 2015: Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Alliance (MUUSJA) - $888.
AUGUST 2015: Rebuild the Churches Fund - $632.
JULY 2015: Unitarian Universalist Trauma Response Ministry (UUTRM) - $284
JUNE 2015: UUSC-UUA Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund $746.00
MAY 2015: NAMI Minnesota and Touchstone Mental Health $405.50 each.
APRIL 2015: (1) Rev. Kent took to sister church in Transylvania $576.00 and
(2) Creative Spirit - Soul Journal Program $589.00
MARCH 2015: James Reeb Fund (UUA) $994.00
FEBRUARY 2015: The Family Partnership, Minneapolis $836.00
JANUARY 2015: Neighborhoods Organizing Change $872.00
DECEMBER 2014: UUSC Guest At Your Table campaign $1,406.7
NOVEMBER 2014: IOCP Sleep-Out for the Homeless $1,380.00
Our Social Generosity Offering for May will support the nonprofit organization Take Action MN. Their mission is to unite the power of diverse individuals, communities and organizations in active grassroots deomocracy that builds racial, social and economic justice.
Our Social Generosity Offering for April will support the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition. This local non-profit is committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by trans and gender nonconforming people through education, resources, and advocacy.
Our Social Generosity Offering for March in the amount of $1,217.00 goes to support Sojourner Project, a local nonprofit based in Hopkins, MN. Sojourner has offered confidential and free of charge services, working towards their mission to provide emergency shelter, support and legal advocacy to those victimized by domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence.
Our Social Generosity Offering for February in the amount of $569.00 went to support our local Standing Up for Racial Justice chapter (SURJ MN).
SOCIAL JUSTICE OFFERINGS
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