Category: Community Care Opportunities

Hunger Is No Game

Prices of food are going up and it is no surprise that there is a startling increase in people coming to Manna on Meridian each month. Not long ago volunteers bagged and distributed under 200 kitchen staples. Now almost 300 neighbors arrive on the third Saturday of every month. The number of people who cannot

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The Coffee Lady

“We all need a chance to get our feet under us in the morning.” Kathryn Schroeder, told me as she explained why four days a week she serves coffee to 300-400 people at the Kearney Center. People tell her often, “You’re making my day bearable.” About four years ago Kathryn began working in the Kearney

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REUSE, RECYCLE, REPURPOSE

Before you head to the garbage can, think about repurposing your discarded items.  Many local organizations and businesses can find a use for common things that we see as trash. Empty medicine bottles, egg cartons, and packing materials are just some of the items that can be repurposed locally. In addition to keeping trash out of our

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MANNA – An Interconnected Web

It takes all five churches to make Manna work. Our shared mission is insuring our neighbors are able to prepare a meal. Each and every individual involved has an important role. YOU You, the individuals and you, the members of one of the five Manna churches making it possible to distribute food monthly to 250 families. 

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Tallahassee Green Faith Alliance – You’re Invited!

UUCT is a member of the Tallahassee Green Faith Alliance. The Green Faith Alliance is a group of faith organizations in Tallahassee focused on educating ourselves and others to realize environmental justice in our community.   It meets monthly either via Zoom or in person and you are invited to participate!  The next meeting is on Zoom on

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Share the Plate with the Kearney Center

The Pandemic has changed much in our community. What it has not changed is the need for shelter (both emergency and long-term) for the clients of the Kearney Center. In fact, the number of homeless in our community has increased. Some may think their small donation doesn’t mean much. That negative thought is incorrect. Every

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Share the Plate with Manna on Meridian

Your February 6 Share the Plate donations will support Manna on Meridian. A combined effort of five local churches, the food pantry has operated for 13 years here on Meridian Road. Manna was founded and continues to be possible because of the donations from member congregations; fueled by the love we feel for our neighbors, especially

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Share the Plate with the Educated Choices Program

The mission of the Educated Choices Program (ECP) is to educate middle school, high school, college students, and community members at large about the impact of their food choices in relation to human, and ecosystem health. By providing information from highly respected scientific sources and promoting respectful dialogue, participants are encouraged to think critically about

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“Justice, Equity, and Compassion in Human Relations”- 2nd Principle of Unitarian Universalists

The Kearney Center attempts to bring some Justice and Equity to the homeless population of Tallahassee.  In addition to providing emergency and temporary housing, meals, limited medical, dental, and mental healthcare, they facilitate training and education for job placement. UUCT can assist the Kearney Center by turning our compassion into tangible financial donations this month.  Donations for this month’s

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