Different People, Different Beliefs, One Faith.
From August to December 2012, generous Share the Plate contributions from members of our congregation have benefited the following non-profit organizations in our community or in our denomination: Youth Services, Inc., Lingelbach Elementary School, UU United Nations Office, My Place Germantown, UUA Hurricane Disaster Relief, and the Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Housing Network (NPIHN).
Altogether, we USG members have contributed over $6,000 to these important needs and causes.
Our Task Force is now asking for your help: First, we are seeking a few new members of our Task Force to continue the work of selecting and promoting nominated organizations. Secondly, we are eager to receive from USG members additional nominations for the months beginning with July 2013.
To nominate a group please fill out the form below, to explore becoming a Share the Plate Task Force member, please email Dennis Brunn, STF Task Force Chair, at email@example.com. Other Task Force members (Peggy Bruton, Jamie Preston, Gale Gibbons, and Carl Slivak) are also available to talk with prospective members.
In doing this we are:
The charitable organizations we donate to must meet the following criteria:
Recipients have included:
Philadelphia Unemployment Project
Mt. Airy Teachers’ Fund
UU United Nations Office
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
Rebuilding Together – Philadelphia
People’s Emergency Center
Cradles to Crayons
Kenya Medical Education Trust
UUA – Association Sunday
Community Church UU (New Orleans)
First Church New Orleans
New Directions for Women
Neighborhood Interfaith Movement (NIM)
Habitat for Humanity/Philadelphia
Need in Deed
Unitarian Universalist House
Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN)
Reach Out and Read
UUSC Cyclone Relief
The Share the Plate Task Force selects the organizations to receive the offering from USG members’ Nomination Forms, and educates the congregation about the organization’s service to the community.
If you would like to nominate a charity:
You must be a member of USG. Fill in a Nomination Form which are in various places in the church, including the church office, at the link below, and via the embedded online form included here. Send the form to any member of the task force: Chair, Dennis Brunn, Peggy Bruton, Jamie Preston and Gale Gibbons.