Every month UUFF has one Sunday collection plate that is designated as the “Share the Plate”.  This means that 50% of the plate that is not marked as fulfilling pledge commitments goes to a charity that is selected by the Social Action Committee.  These are the charities who have received contributions or will be receiving contributions in FY 2019-20:

July 14, 2019:  Silent Spring Institute – Researching the Environment and Women’s Health. Silent Spring Institute is staffed and led by researchers dedicated to science that serves the public interest.

August 11, 2019:  Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Central American Migrant Justice

Violence, impunity, and corruption have forced thousands of Central Americans to flee their homes. All people have the rights to safety, human dignity, and a process to seek asylum.

September 8, 2019:  South Coastal Counties Legal Services

South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. (SCCLS) is a nonprofit corporation that provides free civil legal services to low income families, elders, victims of crime, and people with disabilities in our communities.

October 13, 2019:  Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition

The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is dedicated to preventing environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy.

November 10, 2019:  Wampanoag Language Reclamation Project

We effortlessly learn the language we grow up with. The Wampanoags have undertaken the task of reviving and learning a language spoken for hundred and hundreds of years prior to the Pilgrims arriving.