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

Nominations are requested from the AUUC community to suggest organizations for our 2014-2015 Outreach Collections.  Click here for the nomination form.  Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it completed forms to Nancy Davis by May 1, 2014.

Prospective sponsors are invited to attend the Social Justice Committee meeting on May 15th to support their nominations. At this meeting, all nominations will be discussed, and twelve organizations will be selected for next year.

The recipients for 2013-2014 are listed below. Click on the name of the organization below to view their homepage.

Recipients

Date

Function

Beneficiaries

Books Behind Bars

July 7

Provide gently used books

VA prisoners & their visiting children

Alzheimer's Family Daycare Center

(AFDC)

Aug 18

Services to people with dementia

Adults and their caregivers

Eddie's Club

Sept 15

Recreational/ social activities

Children & teens w/ disabilities

Burke Community Fund

Oct 13

Emergency support

Individuals w/ needs-local area

Final Salute

Nov 17

Transitional housing, jobs

Female veterans & their children

Beacon House

Dec 15

Academics, sports & mentoring

At-risk children & teens

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

Jan 19

Education & job training, mentoring

Inmates about- to-be-released & their families

Naomi Project

Feb 9

Healthy pregnancies & parenting

Pregnant women in need

Ecumenical Community Helping Others(ECHO)

Mar 16

Financial help, food,

counseling

Families in need

Specially Adapted Resource Clubs(SPARC)

Apr 13

Learning & social activities

Young adults with disabilities

Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice  (UUSJ)

May 18

Forum for social justice work

UU churches, communities

Interfaith Power & Light (GWIPL)

Jun 8

Climate education & advocacy

Congregations & individuals; environment