Each month Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church has a special Outreach Sunday collection for a charitable organization selected by the Social Justice Committee from organizations nominated by members of the church.

Donations may be sent to the AUUC Office for a specific organization any time during the Outreach Collection month. Please make checks payable to AUUC with the name of the organization written on the memo line.

The recipients for 2015-2016 are listed below. Click on the name of the organization below to view their homepage.

 

Recipients

Date

Function & Beneficiaries

Coordinator

Website

VOICE

July 12

Actions to promote affordable housing and more programs to support low-income families

Suzy Porth &

Marge Runge

www.voice-iaf.org/

 

Eddie’s Club

Aug 2

Recreational/ social activities for children & teens w/ disabilities

Debbie Cohen

www.eddiesclub.org

 

Northern VA Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP)

Sept 13

Equine assisted activities to children & adults with disabilities, veterans, at risk youth

Tessa Wilklow

www.nvtrp.org

 

Just Neighbors

Oct 4

Immigration legal services for low income immigrants & refugees

Claire Brown

www.justneighbors.org

 

Paws4people

Nov 8

Trains prisoners to train service dogs for veterans, children, teens

Nancy Davis

http://paws4people.org

Beacon House

Dec 6

Academics, organized sports & mentoring for at-risk children & teens

Nancy Davis

www.beaconhousedc.org

Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR) of Fairfax County

Jan 17

Support for incarcerated individuals about- to-be-released & their families

Rev. Scott

Sammler-Michael

www.oarfairfax.org

 

Mawlat Unitarian Upper Primary School Teachers

Feb 7

Support for teachers of schools run by UU churches for children in poverty

Marsha White

none

Specially Adapted Resource Clubs (SPARC)

Mar 6

Provide learning & social activities for young adults with disabilities

Jessica and Ray Burmester

http://sparcsolutions.org

Alternative House

Apr 3

Food, shelter, counseling for abused & homeless children/teens

Claire Brown

https://thealternativehouse.org/

 

Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice (UUSJ)

May 1

Forum for social justice work among UU churches, communities

Bruce Griffin &     Ed Kringer

www.uusj.net

Literacy Volunteers of America, Prince William County

June 5

Literacy training for adults leading to GED’s and skills to help their children

Jean Cook

www.lvapw.org