Fundraising

Fundraising

Special Collection: Scenic Jacksonville

Scenic Jacksonville, Inc. is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the scenic character of Jacksonville, FL.  The goal of this organization is  to advocate for design excellence, enhanced street scapes as well as preserving Jacksonville’s historic and natural assets recognizing that  good design…

Special Collection: Scenic Jacksonville

Scenic Jacksonville, Inc. is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the scenic character of Jacksonville, FL.  The goal of this organization is  to advocate for design excellence, enhanced street scapes as well as preserving Jacksonville’s historic and natural assets recognizing that  good design…

Special Collection: Family Promise

Family Promise of Jacksonville is a nonprofit organization with the goal of helping homeless families return to self-sufficiency by obtaining employment and permanent housing.  Our speaker will be Beth Mixson, development director for Family Promise.  She will give us some valuable insights into the problem of homelessness in Duval County especially as it has been…

Special Collections

Despite the pandemic,  the response of our wonderful congregation to our special collections has been amazing.  In 2020 UUCJ donated over $10,000 to non-profits that benefit our Jacksonville community.  Considering we did not conduct collections for several months, this is a testament to the generosity of this community.  This includes:  Minister’s Discretionary…

Your Opinion Needed

We usually start ordering materials for our ‘Guest At Your Table’ campaign in September. We know there will be no coin boxes, pamphlets, and cards, but do we want to keep the chocolate sales? The Fair Exchange chocolates serve two purposes- money raised for the UUSC and money for small farmers. Cyd Reider is willing to deliver bags of chocolates if you order $10 (50…

Special Collection READ USA

Once  again because of the generosity of our amazing congregation, UUCJ will be sponsoring a READ USA Book Fair for the children of Arlington Heights Elementary. Despite the difficulties presented by the pandemic, we raised $1500 which was matched by an anonymous donor. This will allow every Arlington Heights student to choose 3 new books which will be mailed to them.…

Update from the Finance Committee

As of Tuesday, 13 families have increased their pledges totaling $6,400. And 1 family has made a one-time gift of $2,000. That’s a great response to the Board’s message. Thank you to all who are helping to make UUCJ the church we want.