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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Share the Plate

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Share the Plate is an ongoing social justice activity of this church. Once a month, we share half of all non-pledge income in the offertory basket with a local nonprofit whose mission puts into action one or more of our Principles. Since its implementation, Share the Plate has increased congregants’ awareness of local efforts to improve our community as well as provide them information on how to help. As the name implies, Share the Plate is always split 50-50 between the local charity and our own church.



Share The Plate Schedule

July 21, 2019 --  Inn2America – an asylum-seekers aid project at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church.

Aug. 18, 2019 -- Interfaith Community Services – helps people in need achieve stable, healthy, and independent lives.

Sept. 15, 2019 -- No More Deaths – seeks to end the deaths of undocumented immigrants crossing the desert regions near the United States-Mexico border.

Oct. 20, 2019 -- Black Lives UU  – expands the power and capacity of Black UUs within our faith, providing resources and support.

Nov. 17, 2019 -- Community Food Bank -- provides hunger relief, health, education, and community development assistancein five Southern Arizona counties.

Dec. 15 -- Casa Alitas – gives food, shelter, advocacy and travel assistance to Central American families released from detention.

Dec. 24 -- Minister’s Discretionary Fund

Jan. 5 –- Iskashitaa Refugee Network -- creates opportunities to integrate UN refugees into the Southern Arizona community while educating the public and increasing food security.

Jan. 12 -- UUJAZ – energizes people of faith to create an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just life for all those who live in Arizona.

Feb. 2 –- Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) -- builds power with Arizona’s working families to advance social, racial and economic justice.

Feb. 16 -- Casa Maria Soup Kitchen – works for liberty, social justice and search for peace Volunteers feed and clothe the needy.

March 15 -- Sister Jose Women’s Center – provides beds, food and the CREATE program to homeless women within the community.

April 26 -- Desert Voices – Tucson's premier gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and ally chorus.

May 17 -- Habitat for Humanity -- engages homeowners in building their own homes alongside volunteers and lets those homeowners pay an affordable mortgage.

June 21 –- Youth on Their Own (Youth Sunday) -- supports homeless teenagers, helping them graduate.


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