Second Sunday Outreach Offering
On the second Sunday of each month, we collect a Second Sunday Outreach Offering (SSOO) for an outside organization—usually a local non-profit. In this way we are able to extend financial support to work in our community that aligns with our UU values. To suggest a donation recipient, please email the SSOO coordinating team at email@example.com.
Recipients during 2020 and into 2021 include: Neighbor Ride, Howard Ecoworks, No Child Goes Hungry, Unchained at Last, Planned Parenthood of Maryland, UU Service Committee, Get Money Out – Maryland, Community Action Council of Howard County, UUA Disaster Relief Fund, Black Girls Vote, UUs for Social Justice (UUSJ), UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD), Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Baltimore Safe Haven, and Howard EcoWorks.
Please click on the links below to view some kind thank-you notes for our contributions from years past!
- Howard Ecoworks
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- CAC of Howard County
- Columbia Housing Center
- Foreign-Born Information and Referral Network
- Neighbor Network Inc.
- Prepare for Success
- St. Ignatius
- Voices for Children
Fifth Sunday Offering for Cradlerock Children’s Center
On fifth Sundays (four times a year), we collect an outreach offering designated for Cradlerock Children’s Center, which is the resident childcare center in the Owen Brown Interfaith Center (OBIC) which UUCC helped establish and continues to support in this way.
Hands On Offering
In addition, there are occasional opportunities to participate in a “hands on” project, in which we ask for participation instead of dollars—we ask you to bring items for a school supply drive, elements of a Thanksgiving meal, December holiday gifts for a family, etc.