Our Share the Plate partner for the months of March and April 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 … read more.
Category: Share the Plate Recipients
Since 2011 we have donated half our offering each Sunday to social justice agencies. We call this Share the Plate! We do this to further partnerships and effect change in the greater Omaha community.
The Sheltering Tree builds affordable housing communities for persons over 18, with developmental disabilities. This helps them to pursue their hopes and dreams. The Sheltering Tree creates home like environments in apartment style communities with secure, supervised living to aid these adults to achieve maximum … read more.
The Minister’s Discretionary Fund helps provide emergency financial assistance to members of the Second Unitarian community, primarily for utility bills, groceries, rent, and medical needs.
~ the Social Justice Committee
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, … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.