Outreach Collections Archive

Outreach Collection Archive

Here are the organizations AUUC has supported in the past.

AUUC Outreach Sunday Collection Recipients 2019-2020

Organizations Month Function & Beneficiaries Sponsors

July

VOICE Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement

www.voice-iaf.org/

 

Interfaith group organized to promote actions in affordable housing, get out the vote and more to support low-income families Suzy Porth, Pam Cox, Dotty Smith, Chris Stunkard

August

Life with Cancer

https://wwww.lifewithcancer.org/ Provides counseling, support groups for people experiencing cancer through wellness, nutrition & exercise programs Glory Smith

September

Beacon House

www.beaconhousedc.org/ Provides academics, organized sports & mentoring and nurturing for low-income children/teens in NE D.C. John Peterson

October

Haven of Northern VA

https://www.havenofnova.org/ Trained volunteers provide emotional & grief support, workshops to bereaved, seriously ill, the dying and their families Jill Jones

November

paws4people

http://paws4people.org Educates prisoners to train service dogs for veterans, children with special needs; CHESSIE is AUUC’s p4p dog Lara Profitt,
RE classes,
Nancy Davis

December

Just Neighbors

https://www.justneighbors.org/ Provides legal assistance to low-income immigrants including DACA recipients in Fairfax County and nearby areas Jan Forsyth

January

Homestretch

http://homestretchva.org/ Empowers homeless parents (many single moms) with children to attain permanent housing, self-sufficiency John Peterson

February

OAR of Northern VA Opportunities, Alternatives and Resources No. VA

https://oarnova.org/ Supports incarcerated individuals about- to-be-released & their families to ease transitions and prevent recidivism Ed Kringer

March

SPARC Specially Adapted Resource Clubs

www.sparcsolutions.org Provides learning & social activities for young adults with life-long disabilities in 4 local clubhouses Jessica Burmester

April

FACSFaith Alliance for Climate Solutions

www.faithforclimate.org/ Interfaith group advocating for climate change solutions. Presents united positions & connects with local policy makers. Marsha White

May

NAMI Northern Va National Alliance on     Mental Illness

www.nami-northernvirginia.org/ Makes available education, support groups, and advocacy for friends, family, and people with mental illness Daria Akers

June

NVTRP – Northern VA Therapeutic Riding Program

www.nvtrp.org Offers equine assisted activities to children & adults with disabilities, veterans, at risk youth Tessa Hassett

July

UUSJ – Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice

www.uusj.net Partnership of area UU’s to mobilize & amplify voices supporting immigration reform, economic & climate justice, defending our democracy. John Peterson,  Ed Kringer