Our November and December Share the plate recipient is Siena Francis House. Founded in 1975, Siena Francis House is Nebraska’s largest shelter and is located in three facilities at 17th & Nicholas Streets in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Siena Francis House provides emergency overnight shelter for … 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.
Our September and October Share the plate recipient is Wear Yellow Nebraska. Wear Yellow Nebraska brings people passionate about cycling together to celebrate life and fight cancer. The Omaha Wear Yellow Ride was organized in 2003 to ride and raise money for the LIVESTRONG Challenge. … read more.
Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. Our July and August 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 … read more.
Our Share the Plate partner for May and June is for Nebraska Flood Relief.
This is a non traditional request for Share the Plate. It is the desire of Social Justice and church leadership to provide financial support for Nebraska communities impacted by the 2019 flooding. Sierra Club … read more.
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.
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.