MidAmerica Region

  • Unitarian Universalist Prison Ministry of Illinois
    Crowdfunding Completed: 07/21/2016
    Amount Funded: $8441
    Posted by: Unitarian Church of Evanston

    Help us create this new ministry, which has three parts: create welcoming and helpful congregations for people returning from prison, advocate for restorative alternatives to incarceration, and provide UU worship and small group ministry in two Illinois prison, through the services of a part time minister and volunteers.

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  • YoUUth SOALS: The Spiritual Organizer/Activist Leadership Seminar for UU Youth
    Crowdfunding Completed: 07/08/2016
    Amount Funded: $5138
    Posted by: Minnesota UU Social Justice Alliance

    YoUUth SOALS - the Spiritual Organizer/Activist Leadership Seminar for Unitarian Universalist Youth - is a six-month leadership development program for young UU activists from across Minnesota. Through youth-led worship, congregational learning, small-group discussions, and interactive panels with local and national activists and organizers, youth build concrete skills for justice-making and reflect on the intersections of our shared faith and our work to build a just and loving world. The 2016-2017 YoUUth SOALS program will have a specific focus on racial justice.

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  • Celebrate Diversity and Give Voice to Sacred Stories
    Crowdfunding Completed: 05/03/2016
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: Unity Church Unitarian

    Unity Church and Unitarian Universalism have important stories to tell! Stories connect us to the places in which we live, support intergenerational learning and relationship building, create opportunities for diverse people's voices to be heard, and infuse art into our lives. This project is a mutually transformative relationship between Unity Church Unitarian and the Saint Paul Almanac through which we will build UU connections in communities of color and immigrant communities in St. Paul, grow the Unitarian Universalist faith, tell UU racial justice stories, and put our UU beliefs into action.

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  • Invest in Unitarian Universalist Teens: General Assembly
    Crowdfunding Completed: 04/03/2016
    Amount Funded: $1050
    Posted by: People’s Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Youth Trip Fund

    10 teens from People’s Church of Kalamazoo are eager to attend the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly this June. Will you help us raise registration funds for them?

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  • Anti-Racist Education in Mid-Missouri
    Crowdfunding Completed: 01/17/2016
    Amount Funded: $1565
    Posted by: UU Church of Columbia

    Help bring UU activist and educator Chris Crass to Columbia, Missouri – home of the University of Missouri - to build upon the anti-racist momentum the Mizzou student movement created this fall. We particularly seek to engage the wider Columbia community in anti-racist education and transformation.

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  • Chicago UU Young Adults Putting Faith into Action
    Crowdfunding Completed: 12/23/2015
    Amount Funded: $10660
    Posted by: Peoples Church of Chicago

    Chicago Chalice Connection is a ministry of Unitarian Universalist young adults in the Chicagoland area joining in supportive community to cultivate spiritual/religious growth and engage in local struggles for justice. We ask for your support as we grow…

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  • Deepen Our Faith by Sending A Youth To Camp
    Crowdfunding Completed: 12/12/2015
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: Chalice Sparx

    Unitarian Universalist camps or retreats provide a wonderful opportunity to not only create memories, but to gather together a village of families with similar values, ideas and concerns. Our first two years of Chalice Sparx camp were a huge success. Our goal now is to build upon that experience and offer additional opportunities for families to come to together to make connections,celebrate their faith, and worship together.

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  • Witnessing Race: MeetUp4Justice 2016
    Crowdfunding Completed: 11/16/2015
    Amount Funded: $2555
    Posted by: UU Justice Ohio

    Goals: To mobilize UUs statewide seeking racial justice in police practices, employment, education, housing, voting rights, health care, immigration, sentencing, decarceration, and reentry for returning citizens by direct engagement with faith based partners, secular allies, law enforcement agencies, elected officials and candidates.

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  • Growing UU Ministers at Tree of Life
    Crowdfunding Completed: 09/29/2015
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: Tree of Life UU Congregation

    Help us support our Tree of Life's two intern ministers.

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  • A Freedom School for Indianapolis: An Evidence-Based Summer Learning and Family Engagement Program for At-Risk Youth
    Crowdfunding Completed: 09/22/2015
    Amount Funded: $7650
    Posted by: All Souls Unitarian Church, Indianapolis, IN

    Thanks to Faithify, last year All Souls Unitarian Church hosted the ONLY Children's Defense Fund Freedom School program in Indiana. With your help, we will do so again. Thanks to our donors last year, 83% of our scholars experienced no summer-learning loss or gained literacy skills (normally their peers would lose 2-3 months of reading ability.) Thank you for helping us mitigate the educational disparity gap

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