Share the Plate Recipients

October Share the Plate: Black Men United of Omaha

Every week Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. This month we will “share the plate” with Black Men United of Omaha. Black Men United is a grassroots organization that does advocacy (protects) and economic development (builds) work that focuses on black men of all ages in the Omaha … Continued

September Share the Plate: Raid Relief sponsored by Multicultural Coalition of Grand Island

One half of our September offering will be donated to the Raid Relief fund, sponsored by the Multicultural Coalition of Grand Island. Along with the Multicultural Coalition, the ACLU of Nebraska, Center for Rural Affairs, Centro Hispano Comunitario de Nebraska, Heartland Workers Center, Immigrant Legal Center, and Nebraska Appleseed have come together in response to the Immigration … Continued

August Share the Plate: Youth Emergency Services (YES)

Our August Share the Plate recipient is Youth Emergency Services (YES). Each night, hundreds of youth in the Omaha metro are homeless. Many of these youth have been abused, making it unsafe for them to return home. Many others are facing health, mental health, and substance abuse issues beyond their control. Without proper support and … Continued

July Share the Plate: Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

Our July Share the plate recipient is Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. Since 1984, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha has partnered with more than 1,425 families in our community to help address their housing issues through homeownership, repairs and community building activities. Did you know that your gift provides a ‘hand up not a hand … Continued

June Share the Plate: Omaha Area Sanctuary Network (OASN)

OASN’s emphasis is on Accompaniment, Education for undocumented immigrants, and Internal education for OASN volunteers. Accompaniment to court hearings or to provide space and assistance for people who have been awarded humanitarian parole are now the major activities of the organization. OASN is also providing a hotline for persons who are in fear of arrest … Continued

May Share the Plate – Black Votes Matter Institute

Our Share the Plate partner for the month of May is Black Votes Matter Institute which funds and conducts an annual educational tour for 40 Omaha high school students to visit more than 15 Southern civil rights venues. The tour includes the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, and … Continued

April Share the Plate: Financial Hope Collaborative

  Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. This month we will “share the plate” with Financial Hope Collaborative. The Financial Success Program (FSP), the main program of the Financial Hope Collaborative, is a 100% grant funded financial education platform. It is a year-long comprehensive financial education and … Continued

March Share the Plate – Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. Our Share the Plate Organization for March 2018 is Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance. Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) excels at helping families make connections between health and housing issues. We improve children’s lives by assessing homes, educating families, making informed … Continued

February Share the Plate – Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

For the month of February, we will be donating to Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. Founded in 1984, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is a grassroots organization that builds and renovates houses, forges community partnerships and breaks down barriers to home ownership.

January Share the Plate – String Sprouts

For the month of January, we will be donating to String Sprouts. String Sprouts aims to provide music education opportunities to children ages 3 – 8 in underserved areas. With 13 lead teachers and 33 assistants, String Sprouts offers classes across the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, as well as in Scottsbluff, NE. String Sprouts is … Continued