New England Region

  • Sound Improvement: Accessibility and Community
    Crowdfunding Completed: 08/04/2016
    Amount Funded: $2070
    Posted by: Hopedale Unitarian Parish

    Our beautiful, historic church needs to improve our sound system so that we can better serve worshipers with hearing difficulties as well as begin a collaborative alternative worship experience with the local arts community.

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  • SIDING with God
    Crowdfunding Completed: 07/24/2016
    Amount Funded: $7444
    Posted by: Leicester Unitarian Church

    The Leicester Unitarian Church is the oldest public building on the Town Common in Leicester, MA, built in 1833. We finally completed painting the building in 2015, with the exception of the bell tower and front and rear peaks. We decided to put siding up to preserve the building and lower the maintenance cost for the future.

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  • Establishment of a Youth Room
    Crowdfunding Completed: 07/21/2016
    Amount Funded: $500
    Posted by: First Parish Malden

    Establishing a place for Youth

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  • UU Talks
    Crowdfunding Completed: 07/15/2016
    Amount Funded: $3193
    Posted by: "Twinkle" Marie Manning

    UU Talks is a platform similar to TED Talks to broaden the reach of the UU message and create an innovative fundraising tool for congregations and UU groups.

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  • Lunchtime Youth Chess!
    Crowdfunding Completed: 06/23/2016
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: Tony Lorenzen

    Rev. Tony Lorenzen will offer the opportunity to learn and play chess to children and youth participating in the Summer Lunch program coordinated by the Milford Area Humanitarian Coalition and Hockomock YMCA. This will include one week of lessons with Ilya Krasik, National and Life Master, and USCF certified tournament director.

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  • Prophetic Climate Justice Network
    Crowdfunding Completed: 06/19/2016
    Amount Funded: $5754
    Posted by: UU Mass Action

    Support UU congregations in Massachusetts taking a stand against the fossil fuel industry and fighting for the just transition to the renewable energy sources we need. This project supports congregations working together to stop the construction of a major fracked gas pipeline by funding a regional organizer and the formation of congregational based climate justice groups.

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  • Don't Let the Walls Fall Down
    Crowdfunding Completed: 06/02/2016
    Amount Funded: $8183
    Posted by: Brookfield Unitarian Universalist Church

    The Little Stone Church "that Rocks" is falling down ! We need your help to restore it. Our church is over 100 years old and badly needs to have the mortar restored. Our tower especially is in danger of falling down. As a historical landmark, and an active church "on the common," we need to keep our place intact and safe. We are an active church congregation with a community heart. Your funds will not only help us to Kick off a building campaign, but will create matching funds for other grants we hope to obtain.

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  • Fund Four Scholarships for Minister in Crisis to attend The Sanctuary of Pastoral Hope and Healing
    Crowdfunding Completed: 03/13/2016
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: The Sanctuary of Pastoral Hope and Healing

    The Sanctuary of Pastoral Hope and Healing is a groundbreaking 8-day healing experience for clergy in crisis or transition. Because 20% of ministers are either in crisis or are approaching one, we seek funds to launch our pilot program in Spring 2016 to serve ministers with integrated therapeutic counseling and spiritual retreat. We hope funding will allow us to provide scholarships for up to 4 ministers to participate in the pilot.

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  • Permaculture: Transforming your church lawn into a garden of eden
    Crowdfunding Completed: 02/14/2016
    Amount Funded: $1500
    Posted by: North Universalist Chapel Society, Woodstock, VT

    It took less than 3 months for us to transform the front lawn of our UU church in Woodstock VT into a beautiful perennial food source. Please help us to expand the garden, to involve the rest of the Woodstock community and, most important, to inspire other UU Churches transform their own lawns into Permaculture, i.e. Permanent-Agriculture

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  • Cross Cultural Leadership Institute for Teen Refugees
    Crowdfunding Completed: 02/12/2016
    Amount Funded: $0
    Posted by: Anne Principe and New American Center

    What do teens do during school vacation week?
    What do refugee teens do during school vacation week?
    They show up to build a cross-cultural leadership skills at the Cross Cultural Leadership Institute for Teen Refugees that will run during February and April vacation weeks and the end of June (5 weeks in total).

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  • Immigrant City Street Ministry
    Crowdfunding Completed: 02/04/2016
    Amount Funded: $6058
    Posted by: Transformative Justice Project

    The Immigrant City Street Ministry actively befriends the homeless and the most needy, concentrating in Lawrence, the poorest community in New England. We work with a street harm reduction program (providing clean needles and health supplies and collecting the dirties) allowing us to form relationships at the deepest levels. We eat in the soup kitchens, hang out in the camps, hear people’s lives and offer appropriate help including treatment referrals andides to appointments. We connect people to emergency housing, food, clothing and medical services. We advocate for our friends, conduct regular homeless counts, and invite the more fortunate to experience this life directly.

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  • Refugee Settlement Concert Support
    Crowdfunding Completed: 01/03/2016
    Amount Funded: $620
    Posted by: Unitarian Society of Hartford

    A group of young professional musicians are giving a concert in CT on November 21 at 7:30pm to raise funds for settling refugees in Hartford County. Information on the live stream and how to donation can be found within.

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