LEAP into Justice in September!

LEAP ACTIVITIES September 2017

Love Expressed as Practice (LEAP) is UUFR’s big annual social justice work time in the community. Please sign up for one or more activities – this is how UUs express our values in the community. Sign up here.

Police Accountability Community Task Force (PACT)

Help educate the Raleigh community about the importance of local elected officials in holding police accountable through voting and beyond at Art Speak at Imurj, 300 McDowell St. in Raleigh.                               

Wednesday  Sept. 13   7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Jessica Lin


Nonviolence Campaign NC’s Offering of Letters

Participate in letter writing with many faith communities to urge Congress to make funding decisions to help our country and the world end hunger by 2030.

Sunday Sept. 17 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at UUFR Jane Hunt

Shelve food donations at Urban Ministries

Urban Ministries’ food pantry provides a week’s groceries to as many as 50 families each weekday. Meet at UUFR at 1:45 to carpool.

Wednesday Sept. 20 2:00- 4:00 p.m. Louise LaPlante

Brown Bag Ministry at St. Francis Church

Provide food and/or prepare the lunches and deliver them to an apartment complex in Durham. Intergenerational. Bring the family!

Saturday Sept. 23 9:00– 11:30 a.m. Michelle Hunter

Grocery Bags for Seniors at Interfaith Food Shuttle

Volunteers pack grocery bags full of fresh produce and healthy snacks and deliver to a senior housing community. Intergenerational. Great for the family!

Saturday Sept. 23 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Amy Gilbert

Provide a delicious meal for people who are homeless at Love Wins Ministry

UUFR will provide food and share the meal with the community. Many hands needed.

Wednesday Sept. 27 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Linda Liles and Carmen White

Refugee Workshop at UUFR

There is a refugee crisis in the world. Learn about refugees in the Triangle, and what UUFR members Kevin Noonan, Nancy Devereux and Paul Buescher are doing to help.

Wednesday Sept. 27 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Pat Clark

League of Women Voters Candidates Forum at Avent Ferry UMC

Hear from candidates for Raleigh mayor & city council in the October 10 election. Meet at UUFR parking lot at 6:15 to carpool or go directly on your own.

Thursday Sept. 28 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Nancy Moxley and Beth Liguori

Escort Women at Abortion Clinic

Help women feel safer as they walk past anti-choice protesters on their way into the building.

Saturday Sept. 30 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Linda Hames

Take A Woman to Lunch

Host a woman from the Helen Wright Center for lunch at K&W Cafeteria in Cameron Village. Each host pays for herself and a guest’s lunch.

Saturday Sept. 30 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lois Cavanagh-Daley

UUFR’s Booth at PRIDE 2017 Street Festival 

UUFR is having a booth and we need volunteers to staff the table in 2-hour shifts from 2:30 p.m. setup till 8:30 p.m. teardown. There will be music, food, and fun! Come work for a couple of hours and enjoy the festival.

Saturday Sept. 30  2:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Susan Silverio