Fundraising (Page 2)

Fundraising (Page 2)

Message from the Finance Committee

In these challenging times UUCJ has done a great job keeping our church community connected. However, we are facing a serious budget challenge because our pledges are $20,000 less than the budget approved by the Congregation in December. The Board recognized this problem and held a virtual Budget Summit on Saturday, April 4. Many of you participated and heard the budget…

Special Collection: READ USA

For the past three years, through  generous donations of our members, UUCJ has held a special collection to provide a book fair for the students at Arlington Heights Elementary School. This year, despite the school shut down due to the pandemic, READ USA will provide a virtual shopping experience facilitated by their teachers so that students may choose 3 free brand new…

Hamilton Tickets at Bargain Prices from UUCJ

UUCJ is in possession of a set of two tickets plus a parking pass for Hamilton ($200 for the set) all proceeds go to UUCJ.  The performance is Friday March 20th at the Times Union Center: balcony seats, row KKK. This show is virtually sold out with only random individual seats left, currently selling for almost $200 per ticket. See a great show for a reduced price and…

Special Collection for February 16: Foster Closet

Since 2009, Foster Closet has devoted its energy to  advocating for Northeast Florida’s foster children. Located at 730 St. Johns Bluff Road, Foster Closet is a vocal advocate for foster parents and relatives as well as non-relative placements and independent living teens.   If you would like…

Thank You for Your Support!

Our congregation has come through in a generous way for our Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. The 2019 campaign raised $2,205.55 through chocolate sales, coin boxes, and personal donations. It’s heart-warming to know that we have not forgotten our global partners while we go through our period of healing and growth.

You Can Still Donate to the UUSC!

Did you find a stray envelope or coin box for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee? Our campaign is over, but if you place your donation in the offering plate, Judy, our bookkeeper, will get it added to our total. Thanks for your wonderful support!

Guest at Your Table

The  UUSC campaign for this year has come to a close. Our “guests” are on their way to keep fighting for social justice. If you want to help them, please bring your coin boxes back or write a check to UUCJ with UUSC on the memo line. We will have extra envelopes at the back of the church. One last note about this organization: In addition to the 80 partners…

Ballet Tickets Make Great Christmas Presents!

UUCJ is in possession of 2 donated sets of tickets for Romeo and Juliet. Each set contains two tickets plus a parking pass—all for $50 each. One of these tickets is now selling for $50—so this is a very good deal! The performance takes place at the Times Union Center, Friday, January 10, 8:00 p.m. This ballet comes from Ukraine, and features top Ukrainian artists. It is…

Stocking Stuffers — UUCJ Pens

The sale of each pen supports and advertises UUCJ. The Fund Raising Team has two types of imprinted pens for sale; both have a  stylus on the opposite end: A royal blue one that lights up our info ($3) and an attractive navy one with silver trimming ($2). Combined with stationery they make great gifts that will keep our church’s name in the limelight, literally. The…