Each year since 2005, UUCF members have donated $1,500-$3,000 a month to local, national and international charities through our Share the Plate program. Share the Plate contributes half of cash and 100% of designated checks from each service’s collection plate to organizations nominated by UUCF members and pledging friends.

UUCF Share the Plate collections are designed to raise awareness within the congregation about local, regional, national and international social justice concerns and at the same time give congregants the chance to financially support a wide variety of social justice organizations.

The Social Justice Council (SJC) reviews nominated organizations each November for designation in the following year. The SJC selects the recipients based on their compatibility with the UUCF Strategic Plan, including the Five Pillars of Social Justice. If you have a not-for-profit organization that stirs your passion, we invite you to nominate them for Share the Plate.

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Past Share the Plate Recipients

Here are the organizations that benefited from Share the Plate collections in 2016: