Every year, many individuals and groups in our congregation have pledged to fill a backpack for a particular child with supplies, clothes and more. Last year we delivered 15 filled backpacks, purchased 6 Chromebooks and received $1,480 in donations to HomeFront! Your stuffed backpacks, computers … read more.
One out of eight people in New Jersey is food insecure, which means they lack an adequate, consistent supply of food. It is worse in Trenton, and the Covid-19 crisis has caused even more people to be food insecure.
Loaves and Fishes and other UUCWC programs … read more.
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.
We’ll be doing it in a whole new way this year due to the … read more.
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.
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.
We wanted to let you know that all the backpacks, clothing and supplies that you donated for this year’s UUCWC Backpack Project have been delivered to HomeFront: 15 filled backpacks, 6 Chromebooks and $1,480 in donations! Your stuffed backpacks, computers and … read more.
The UUCWC Council for Faith in Action’s (CFA) recent quarterly meeting included members of the Food Ministry Team. Following the update of activities from all CFA Teams, the group focused on the impact of COVID-19 and the growing need regarding food insecurity in our communities … read more.
The Loaves and Fishes project began this year with a few new ideas. Volunteers from the UU Congregation of Princeton took a new look at the menu of food that we’ve been providing for many years. Perhaps it could be more nutritious and more economical. … read more.
Making a donation of diapers and non-perishable food items to HomeFront really easy!! Bonnie Ruekgauer, member of the Food Ministry Planning Team found a big blue donation bin – like the kind you see for clothing and shoes – next to the loading dock in … read more.