Borderlands Unitarian UniversalistAmado, Arizona
Sharing The Sunday Service Offering
The BUU congregation has contributed, on a weekly basis and for many years, one half of each week’s offerings to local causes that meet our values. These causes are selected annually and are listed below.
At the Sunday Service, we also collect food, clothing and other needs for Casa Alitas, the Green Valley/Amado Food Bank and El Comedor.
2023 Share The Offering Donations
January: Green Valley Samaritans
A humanitarian aid group helping migrants seeking asylum in the United States.
February: Amado Youth Center
Local drug prevention program that provides after-school programs, life skills, family support.
March: Green Valley/Amado Food Bank
BUU supports this food bank twice a year.
April: Sopori Elementary School
A rural elementary school serving Amado, Arivaca and surrounding towns. Primarily poor families of Mexican descent.
May: Hands of a Friend
Domestic violence service providing housing, legal aid, job training and support for women and their children.
June: Valley Assistance Services
Provides home visits, transportation, medical aid to mostly elderly clients.
July: Helping Hearts Arivaca
Local social service organization providing emergency financial assistance to local residents.
August: Angel Heart Pajama Project
Providing books and pajamas to children in shelters, foster care, and child services in the Green Valley-Amado area.
Arizona’s UU social justice site providing workshops, legislative updates.
October: Green Valley/Amado Food Bank
Serving both Green Valley, Amado and other surrounding areas with food, clothing etc.
November: Casa Alitas
A short term shelter in Tucson for migrants seeking asylum. Provided food,medical aid, transportation help as they travel to sponsors all over the US.
December: St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic
Providing free long term medical aid and physical therapy to children from poor areas of Mexico.