Share the Plate Recipients

April Share the Plate: Financial Hope Collaborative

  Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. This month we will “share the plate” with Financial Hope Collaborative. The Financial Success Program (FSP), the main program of the Financial Hope Collaborative, is a 100% grant funded financial education platform. It is a year-long comprehensive financial education and … Continued

March Share the Plate – Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Every month Second Unitarian donates one half of our offering to a local non-profit organization. Our Share the Plate Organization for March 2018 is Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance. Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) excels at helping families make connections between health and housing issues. We improve children’s lives by assessing homes, educating families, making informed … Continued

February Share the Plate – Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

For the month of February, we will be donating to Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. Founded in 1984, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is a grassroots organization that builds and renovates houses, forges community partnerships and breaks down barriers to home ownership.

January Share the Plate – String Sprouts

For the month of January, we will be donating to String Sprouts. String Sprouts aims to provide music education opportunities to children ages 3 – 8 in underserved areas. With 13 lead teachers and 33 assistants, String Sprouts offers classes across the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, as well as in Scottsbluff, NE. String Sprouts is … Continued

October and November Share the Plate Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Relief Funds

  Due to the emergency situations in Florida and Texas our offering will be shared with the Hurricane Irma Community Recovery Fund via The Miami Foundation and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund via the Greater Houston Community Foundation. The focus of these two organizations is to get immediate relief directly to individuals and supporting grassroots organizations as quickly … Continued

September Share the Plate – Omaha Permaculture

  Social Justice has decided to continue our “plate sharing” with Omaha Permaculture for the month of September. Omaha Permaculture creates community gardens while working on sustainable land management that: Reduces mowing maintenance and absorbs more storm water Reduces dumping Provides edible landscapes for people and wildlife Replants forests And builds park benches for the … Continued

August Share the Plate – Omaha Permaculture

  Permaculture is a sustainable way of living in which you enhance the productivity of your land to potentially develop an edible landscape. It is an ecological design system for sustainability in all aspects of human endeavor. It teaches us how to build natural homes, grow our own food, restore diminished landscapes and ecosystems, catch … Continued

July Share the Plate – American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the United States Constitution and laws of Nebraska guarantee everyone in the Cornhusker state. These rights include: Your First Amendment rights – freedom of speech, association … Continued

June Share the Plate – Tai Chi for Balance

Tai Chi for Balance is a program for Seniors offered through a partnership with Friendship Program, Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging, and CHI Health.  The classes are twice a week at Senior Centers in Omaha.  Suggested voluntary donation is 50 cents per class.  This allows low income Seniors to participate. Tai Chi for Balance teaches … Continued