Social Justice Committee

UUCWC Members Donate 34 Backpacks to HomeFront Back-to-School Project

by Pam Wallace This year members, groups and friends of the congregation donated a record number of backpacks, all stuffed with school uniforms and school supplies, to help 34 HomeFront kids start the school year off right and have a brighter, happier year at school. In addition, The Dancing Spirits group donated $160 directly to … Continued

Food Ministry Continues in the Summer

Monetary donations to purchase other needed supplies are always welcome.  Please submit donations to the church office and write “Food Ministry” on the memo line.  

Three helpers needed Monday 7/16/2018

We’ve been asked by HomeFront to provide lunches for the kids at Camp Mercer. We’ve answered that call and will be making lunches at 9:30 AM in the Crossings Room on July 16th, We’ll be making lunches for about 50 kids. The tasks will include making and wrapping sandwiches, preparing fruit or vegetables and packing the … Continued

June Food Needs

The meal for HomeFront and Luther Arms in June is: Pasta & Meat Sauce, Garden Salad, Bread/Rolls, Butter & Dessert. Donations needed for the hot meals are: Ziti or Penne pasta, & 85% Ground Beef. Donations needed for the supper sandwich bags are: 100% juice boxes, fruit cups, & granola bars. Monetary donations to purchase … Continued

Chilly in April?

Chili not Chilly! Can you help the Food Ministry with the ingredients for the April meal of Beef Chili?     

Loaves and Fishes 2018 – March 30 & 31

For more than 30 years, UUCWC and the Princeton UU Congregation have joined together to feed 600 working poor and homeless people once per year. There are two phases to this effort: On Friday night March 30, we’ll make 600 bagged lunches (peanut butter and jelly sandwiches) for distribution on Saturday. We also need brownies … Continued

What is Loaves and Fishes?

What Is Loaves and Fishes? Loaves and Fishes is an annual church-wide, social justice project that involves up to 100 members. On one weekend, we prepare 800 bag lunches and prepare and serve up to 800 hot meals. Where? The lunch preparation takes place at UUCWC. We serve the hot meal at St Mary’s Cathedral … Continued

Shepherd’s Pie for February

This Month the Food Ministry will be making Shepherd’s Pie. Please donate these ingredients by February 11th. 85% ground beef canned tomato sauce canned chicken broth Betty Crocker instant mashed potatoes frozen mixed vegetables granola bars fruit cups