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Discover the social justice project that's right for you. 

Pitch in for a one-time event, or make a weekly commitment. Help build a house, or sit down to write a letter. Serve solo, or volunteer with family or friends.

Look for opportunities in UUCR E-Weekly, in our monthly newsletter, Quest, or on our events calendar.



Sunday Food Collection


Every Sunday, we collect food for the Manna Food Center, a nonprofit organization that strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County. 


 


Please bring non-perishable food in non-glass containers, and place it in one of the white bins - either in the Building 1 lobby (near Founders Hall) or in the entrance corridor to the Sanctuary.


 


Manna food collection is sponsored by the Children's Worship Committee.


 


 


 


 


 


 



Families and Young Children


Mitten Tree: Contribute mittens, hats, gloves, or scarves during a Sunday service in December. Items are donated to Beacon House in DC and Community Ministries of Rockville before Christmas.

Guest at Your Table: Learn about international social justice issues and raise money for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee programs at Thanksgiving.

Trick or Treat: Collect change for UNICEF at Halloween.

Other ideas? Contact the Social Justice Committee with your ideas for future service projects.

 



Youth and Teens


Stream Clean-Up: Spend a spring day clearing trash from Muddy Branch Stream or the Anacostia River.

Soup Kitchen: Serve food at The Lord's Table in Gaithersburg once per month.

Habitat for Humanity: Spend a day or a week in Garrett County, Maryland, building a home for a family in need.

Food Donation: Bring food donations to our Thanksgiving service to be distributed by Community Ministries of Rockville. 

School Supplies & Toy Collection: Donate school supplies in the summer and toys in December for children and youth served by Beacon House. 

Service Committee: Give $10 to the "Guest at Your Table" program at Thanksgiving, and become a Youth Member of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.

Other ideas? Contact the Social Justice Committee with your ideas for future service projects.



Adults


Join a Group: Join one of UUCR's social justice groups to help plan activities. Volunteer with or join the Board of Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice, Community Ministries of Rockville, or Interfaith Works

Check Out UUCR E-Weekly and Quest: Show up for an activity listed in our two newsletters.

Habitat for Humanity: Spend a day or a week in Garrett County, Maryland, helping build or repair a home for a family in need.

Advocate: Work with the UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland to promote state legislation that supports UU values.

Donate Used Items: Donate used clothing and household items to the Interfaith Clothing Center in Rockville, a program of Interfaith Works, for low-income residents of Montgomery County.

Tutor and Mentor: Help tutor or mentor a child at Beacon House in northeast Washington.

Feed the Hungry: Help prepare and serve breakfast, lunch, or dinner to 35 residents of the Wilkins Avenue Women's Assessment Center for a week in June.

Designate Funds: Donate through the United Way or Combined Federal Campaign to Beacon House, Community Ministries of Rockville, or UUs for Social Justice.

Make a Loan: Put your money to work for affordable housing through the Open Door Housing Fund.

Other ideas? Contact the Social Justice Committee with your ideas for future service projects.

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