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 2014-2015 are listed below. Click on the name of the organization below to view their homepage.

 

Recipients

Date

Function

Beneficiaries

Sponsor

Books Behind Bars

July 13

Provide gently used books

VA prisoners & their visiting children

Marsha White

Homestretch

Aug 10

Provides housing, training, pre & after schools programs

100 families in need per year

Claire Brown
Paws4people
Sept 14
Trains prisoners to train service dogs
Prisoners and the veterans, children, teens & seniors
Nancy Davis

Eddie's Club

Oct 12

Recreational/ social activities

Children & teens w/ disabilities

Debbie Cohen & Brian Hobbs

Final Salute

Nov 16

Transitional housing, jobs

Female veterans & their children

Nancy Davis

Beacon House

Dec 14

Academics, sports & mentoring

At-risk children & teens

Nancy Davis
Unitarian Union of North East India Education Committee (UUNEI) Jan 11 Support for schools run by UU churches Children in poverty in primary, elementary, secondary Marsha White

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

Feb 8

Education & job training, mentoring

Inmates about-to-be-released & their families

Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael

Music for Life

Mar 8

Music education, Alternative to gang behavior

At-risk youth ages 10-18

Marsha White

Specially Adapted Resource Clubs(SPARC)

Apr 12

Learning & social activities

Young adults with disabilities

Jessica and Ray Burmester

Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice  (UUSJ)

May 10

Forum for social justice work

UU churches, communities

Ed Kringer

Medicine for Peace

Jun 14

Medical services for victims of war, poverty, torture

Women and children in Haiti & others seeking asylum

Kitty Riordan