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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Social Action

PH at the 2015 Pride Parade

Ongoing Social Action Efforts

Social action contact Fred Green Social Action Chair.

Pilgrim House supports the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf in Mounds View with donations and individual volunteers. See https://www.moundsviewschools.org/foodshelf for more information and on-line donations. We also encourage donations of food and checks at Pilgrim House. There is a donation box in the entry.

PH in Walk a Mile Fundraiser

Pilgrim House participates in the Walk a Thousand Miles for Our Neighbors fundraiser supporting the Community Support Center (CSC) held in July at Silver View Park in Mounds View. Pilgrim House has also supported the winter Sing for Your Neighbors CSC fundraiser. CSC helps people in danger of eviction stay in their homes. Pilgrim House currently has a member on the CSC board. For more information on the CSC, their website is http://www.communitysupportcenter.org.

PH also has participated in the local Social Concerns Network meetings and participates in the Social Concerns Network winter clothing drive in the fall.

Pilgrim House has a Action Coterie Group that meets to discuss possible social justice activities related to current events.

Pilgrim House participates in the annual HopeFest (formerly known as Walk for Hope) for Alexandra House (shelter for victims of domestic violence) at Bunker Hills Regional park in Andover.

PH in the Walk for Hope for Alexandra House

Children and Youth Religious Education, Children and Youth, frequently does social action activities with the children. They have been working with Alexandra House shelter http://www.alexandrahouse.org/.

The Welcoming Congregation Committee, Welcoming Congregation page, works on GLBT issues at PH. At the Annual Meeting on June 1, 2008, PH voted to become a Welcoming Congregation. PH has marched in the Pride Parade since 2007. Please join us for this year’s parade!

The Minnesota UU Social Justice Alliance http://www.muusja.org/ coordinates regional social justice activities such as UU participation in the Pride Celebration.

The UUA Social Justice https://sidewithlove.org/ and http://www.uua.org/socialjustice list major nationwide social action events.

In the past Pilgrim House members have been active in Fare Share, Family to Family Ties, and Habitat for Humanity.

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