Community Care Opportunities
Our work for a better world calls us to unexpected places as we harness love’s power to stop oppression. From grassroots community organizing to interfaith state, national and corporate advocacy; in protest marches, prayer vigils, and press conferences; in homeless shelters and in prisons, Unitarian Universalists put our faith into action.
Part of our work includes community initiatives like these:
Ongoing Community Care Opportunities
The Kearney Center provides 24-hour comprehensive emergency services to individuals experiencing or on-the-verge of experiencing homelessness within the Big Bend (8-county) region. This facility serves as a point of entry into assistance by coordinating services and responding to the immediate needs of individuals and families until appropriate permanent housing can be arranged. “Our mission is
UUCT is one of five churches on Meridian Road that participate in supporting the food pantry distribution program of Manna on Meridian. These churches all support the philosophy of Manna on Meridian: no forms to fill out, no income requirements—just bags of nutritional food offered for those in need. The assistance provided by Manna helps hundreds of hungry
Recent Community Care Opportunities
“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
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
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.
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