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Half Portion for Social Action

 

AUUF commits to supporting love and justice in the wider community and wider world through the Half Portion for Social Action. Every Sunday service collection is divided, with half of the unpledged, unrestricted money supporting the fellowship and half going to a specified charitable organization. 

Half Portion recipients are comprised of 12 non-profit groups -- a different one each month.  The Half Portion Team -- part of the AUUF Social Action Council, manages the selection process. This process usually includes receiving nominations for proposed recipients from the congregation in September and October, forming a ballot of 20 possible recipients, and online voting for finalists by members in  November. The AUUF Minister's Caring Fund is supported by collections on the fifth Sunday on months that have five Sundays. 

Note: If you contribute your pledge by placing it in the offering basket, please be sure to mark the Memo line on the check as "PLEDGE"  or put payment in a sealed envelope clearly marked as PLEDGE. Otherwise half of your check will be a Social Action donation.

ANCHORAGE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP HALF PORTION FOR SOCIAL ACTION
2022 MONTHLY SCHEDULE From the Social Action Council

January

REFUGEE ASSISTANCE AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
Early scheduling due to urgent need with the present influx of refugees
in Anchorage

February

PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES (PILOT)

Early scheduling to prepare for the presentation of payment to the Municipality
of Anchorage

March

ALASKA LITERACY PROGRAM

National Reading Month; National Read Across America Day, Wednesday, March 2


April

CITIZENS CLIMATE EDUCATION
Earth Day, Friday, April 22


May

ALASKA SEEDS OF CHANGE

In preparation for the beginning of the growing season for the participants in this youth empowerment program


June

ALASKA INNOCENCE PROJECT

Miranda v. Arizona, June 13, 1966, landmark Supreme Court decision protecting the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and forced and compelled confessions

July

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Planned Parenthood et al v. State of Alaska, July 22, 2016, a victory for abortion rights

August

ANCHORAGE FAITH & ACTION CONGREGATIONS TOGETHER (AFACT)
International Day Commemorating Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, Monday, August 22

 

September

FOOD BANK OF ALASKA

National Food Bank Day, Friday, September 2

October

ANCHORAGE COALITION TO END HOMELESSNESS

World Homeless Day, Monday, October 10
 

November

STANDING TOGETHER AGAINST RAPE (STAR)

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Friday, November 25

 

December

FACING FOSTER CARE IN ALASKA
In conjunction with the holiday season of giving