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Share the Plate supports Northside Common Ministries

Posted on Jan 9, 2018 in News

Share the Plate supports Northside Common Ministries

Our Share the Plate collection during September and October 2017 raised $721 for Northside Common Ministries, which offers vital support and resources to neighbors in need including the Northside Community Food Pantry and the Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter. In November, Allegheny UU Church was recognized as NCM’s “Congregation of the Year” for our efforts toward social justice, working with immigrant communities, food pantry collections, and Share the Plate collections. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection...

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Find It Here

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in Feature Stories, News

Find It Here

Love. Spirit. Trust. Compassion. Forgiveness. Humanity. Oneness. Difference. Hope. Justice.

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Toys for Tots Collection

Posted on Nov 5, 2017 in Feature Stories, News

Toys for Tots Collection

Allegheny UU and other UUs of Greater Pittsburgh congregations will be collecting for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign this holiday season.

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Share the Plate supports the Refugee Resettlement Program of NAMS

Posted on Oct 29, 2017 in News

Our Share the Plate collection during July and August 2017 raised $580 for the Refugee Resettlement Program of the Northern Area Multi-Service Center which provides refugees and immigrants services and support they need to rebuild their lives. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. To date we have collected and distributed $28,073 to 35  justice partners. If you know of an organization or project doing good works contact...

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Share the Plate supports the UU PA Legislative Advocacy Network

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in News

Share the Plate supports the UU PA Legislative Advocacy Network

Our Share the Plate collection during May and June 2017 raised $550 for the Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network (UUPLAN), which leverages the commitment and skills of over 6,000 UUs and 40 UU congregations in Pennsylvania to raise a loud and effective voice for social justice issues and corresponding legislation in Harrisburg. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. To date we have collected and...

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RE kids raise $500 in Healthy Snack Drive

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 in News, Social Justice Activities

RE kids raise $500 in Healthy Snack Drive

Healthy treats make the summer tastier and far less stressful for families that rely on the Northside Community Food Pantry. The families that depend on  the Food Pantry struggle at home during the summer to make up for the free breakfast and lunch that their kids get at school. This summer our Religious Education kids decided to put on a Summer Healthy Snack Food Drive for the Northside Food Pantry. After publicizing during church, going door-to-door in the neighborhood, and having a table at the Open Streets festival, the kids raised money and collected an estimated $500 in healthy snacks!...

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