Category: Share the Plate

Share the Plate September 13, 20 & 27

The Minister’s Discretionary Fund (MDF) is a separate checking account that the minister can use to provide confidential assistance to members and friends facing emergency financial need.  Records are kept of all money paid out, but remain anonymous to assure confidentiality. Contributions are accepted to … read more.

August 2020 Share the Plate

The UU Prison Ministry of Illinois is dedicated to addressing the gross injustices in our criminal justice system – mass incarceration, dehumanizing treatment, lack of restorative justice, and barriers to housing and employment when released.  We focus on two main functions: one, working with … read more.

June 2020 Share the Plate

The Share the Plate recipient for June is Elgin Cooperative Ministry whose member organizations include the All People’s Interfaith Food Pantry and Community Crisis Center that we support with donations of goods.

As persons of many faiths, we are united by our call to care for … read more.

May 2020 Share the Plate

During the month of May our church will share half of all non-pledged donations received with PADS of Elgin. The money collected will be used for funding for our involvement in providing lunches for their daytime shelter program and to make a cash donation to … read more.

April 2020 Share the Plate

CASA Kane County is a nonprofit volunteer organization that has been advocating for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court system since 1988. CASA Kane County recruits, trains, and supervises community volunteers who serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates and … read more.

March 2020 Share the Plate

Sundays during the the month of March, UUCE will donate half of all unpledged donations to the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin.

Their mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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January 2020 Share the Plate

The Share the Plate recipient for January is The Community Crisis Center .

The Community Crisis Center was founded by a group of dedicated volunteers to meet the needs of individuals and families impacted by crisis and violence in the state of Illinois. Employees provide comprehensive services … read more.

December 2019 Share the Plate

UUANI is the Unitarian Universalist Advocacy Network of Illinois.

UUANI provides UU congregations across Illinois with advocacy and legislative leadership to build community and power to promote justice and a healthy planet.

Your Social Justice Leadership Team has been provided with timely and effective leadership training from … read more.