Share the Plate Recipients

January Share the Plate: Partnership 4 Kids

The Share the Plate organization for January is Partnership 4 Kids. One half of our offering for the month of January will be shared with Partnership 4 Kids –  a goal-setting and group-mentoring program that builds hope for underserved students and helps them create a foundation for success from kindergarten to careers. To find out … Continued

December Share the Plate: The Stephen Center

One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in December will go to the Stephen Center. The Stephen Center partners with the community, families and individuals to overcome homelessness, addiction and poverty. Find out more at: stephencenter.org  

November Share the Plate: Food Bank for the Heartland

One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in November will go to Food Bank for the Heartland. Food Bank for the Heartland distributes food to 530 food pantries, schools, emergency shelters and other nonprofit partners. They are the largest food bank in Nebraska and Iowa, serving 93 counties in the two-state region. For every dollar they receive, … Continued

October Share the Plate: Omaha Police Foundation

Our Share the Plate recipient for October has just been announced. One half of the offering collected for the month of October will go to the Omaha Police Foundation. The Omaha Police Foundation supports a variety of local, precinct level projects, including Halloween Safe Night at the Northeast Precinct, Santa at the Southeast Precinct, the … Continued

September Share the Plate: Compassion in Action

One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in September will go to Compassion in Action / R.A.W.D.A.W.G.S.  A faith based, non-profit organization, Compassion in Action serves individuals confined in the state correctional facilities and families affected by incarceration. They also facilitate the RAW DAWGS Youth Corps Gang Prevention Program for boys 5 to 13. To … Continued

August Share the Plate: Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance

One half of 2U’s offering collected in August will go to the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA). IMA is dedicated to improving the lives of Omahans and, more specifically, minority populations especially in north Omaha. This coalition of ministers and churches works collaboratively to address issues related to civil rights, employment, education, safety, and voter participation. … Continued

July Share the Plate: Community Alliance

One half of 2U’s offering collected in July will go to the Community Alliance. Community Alliance, especially its day program, helps mentally ill persons recover by offering concrete support in the form of food and housing assistance for those who need it, medication assistance, and counseling. They also teach classes on subjects ranging from managing … Continued

June Share the Plate: Refugee Empowerment Center

One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in June will go to The Refugee Empowerment Center. The goal of the Refugee Empowerment Center is to resettle and empower refugees to become self-sufficient through direct services and educational programs. These programs include English language learning, driver’s education training, and a Job Club. To find out more … Continued

May Share the Plate: Whispering Roots

One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in May will go to Whispering Roots. Whispering Roots provides fresh, locally grown, food for socially and economically disadvantaged communities. In addition, their cutting-edge school programs teach science, technology, engineering and math by using “Hands On” experiential learning. To find out about more about Whispering Roots, visit their website: … Continued

April Share the Plate: The Urban League of Nebraska

One half of Second Unitarian’s offering received in March will go to The Urban League of Nebraska. The Urban League of Nebraska is an empowering voice in the community – advocating for economic self-reliance, parity, power, civil rights and equal opportunity for all. Their vision is to lead Nebraska in closing the social economic gap … Continued