East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) was founded in 1970 as a collective response to changes in the East End community, born when local faith communities recognized that the troubles of the community were too great for any one of them to address alone. EECM was … read more.
Category: Share the Plate
In November we will be sharing our plate collection all month with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, or UUSC.
UUSC’s work began in 1939, when Rev. Waitstill and Martha Sharpe traveled to Prague to assist refugees attempting to escape Nazi persecution in Europe.
Now, more than 80 … read more.
Valley Clean Air Now seeks to fight for the residents of the Mon Valley who continue to suffer from severe health, economic, climate, and environmental injustice by galvanizing the community to take action through local politics, grassroots organizing, community building, education, and community health initiatives.
PIIN is a vehicle for people of faith from Pittsburgh and the region to come together, express the deepest values of their traditions, and affect systemic change on commonly held issues of injustice, disparity, and discrimination. We know that positive social change in society has … read more.
The Minister’s Discretionary Fund is a fund the minister or pastoral care team can use to provide confidential assistance to those facing emergency financial need, for congregational or community programs in need of seed money, or for other tax-exempt purposes stated in board policy.
The Share the Plate committee is working to get First Unitarian’s Share the Plate for next year, the ’23-’24 church year, ready to go. We had hoped to do the voting for the monthly donations completed at the Annual Meeting, but due to a few … read more.
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania’s mission is to provide high-quality reproductive health care services, comprehensive sexuality education, and strategic advocacy. Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania believes in the fundamental right of individuals to manage their fertility and their sexual and reproductive health without regard to income, marital … read more.
Trans YOUniting is a black Trans femme-led local nonprofit that centers and uplifts black trans and gender non-conforming community members through mutual aid, and workshops, job support, entrepreneurial training, housing assistance, and short-term shelter through Haven House. The average stay is three months, although we have … read more.
Tree Pittsburgh celebrates 17 years of growing and protecting our urban forest through tree planting, care, education, and advocacy. The organization ensures all people have equal access to the many benefits trees provide by directing resources where they are needed the most. As the impact … read more.
Our Share the Plate Recipient for the month of April is CeaseFirePA of
Western Pennsylvania. CeaseFirePA is our Commonwealth’s Gun
Violence Prevention Organization. Their work is far reaching: They
organize with communities closest to the issue, educate the public,
hold those in power accountable and work to support and … read more.