Author: Ed Dobrowolski

Save The Date! Loaves and Fishes 2024

Loaves and Fishes will take place on March 29 and 30 this year.

It is Easter weekend.

Due to the UUCWC construction, we’ll be making sandwiches on Friday night at the UU Congregation of Princeton.
Volunteers will be needed for both days.
Stay tuned for more information.

Turkeys for TASK – 2023

Many supermarkets give away free frozen turkeys to frequent shoppers. Why not donate yours (free or purchased) to TASK?
The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) provides meals in the Trenton area and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons. … read more.

Loaves and Fishes 2023

2023 will bring more changes to the annual Loaves and Fishes project. For many years, UUCWC has partnered with the Princeton Congregation to provide a hot meal to the hungry in Trenton on one Saturday a year. Loaves and Fishes was begun because charitable organizations … read more.

Read to Succeed Book Drive

Your children’s books are needed in the Trenton Schools.
Four of five public libraries in Trenton have been closed and more than 70 percent of children in Trenton test below grade level in reading. NJ State Senator Turner has made it her mission to put more … read more.

Loaves and Fishes 2022 – How You Can Help

For more than 30 years, UUCWC and the Princeton UU Congregation have joined together to feed working poor and homeless people once per year at St Mary’s Cathedral in Trenton.

Rather than serving food at the Cathedral, we’ll be making take-out meals, just like last year. … read more.

Turkeys for TASK 2021

This time of year many supermarkets offer free turkeys for the holiday. It has long been a UUCWC tradition to donate those turkeys to TASK (Trenton Area Soup Kitchen).
This year, there will be two ways to donate turkeys. There will be limited ability to drop your … read more.

Loaves And Fishes 2021

by Ed and Ronnie Dobrowolski, Social Action Ministry

The Social Action Ministry is coordinating with the Princeton Congregation to reinvent Loaves and Fishes in the age of COVID-19.

Last year, two weeks into the lockdown, we were able to provide 300 nutritious meals through some last-minute arrangements … read more.

HomeFront Thanksgiving Meals

Traditionally UUCWC collects Thanksgiving Baskets for HomeFront families this time of year. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to gather the baskets at UUCWC and deliver them for you due to the pandemic. We hope that you continue the tradition and provide the items listed … read more.