Borderlands Unitarian Universalist

Amado, 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.

September: UUJAZ

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.