Borderlands Unitarian Universalist

Amado, Arizona

Sharing The 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.

2024 Share The Offering Donations


January: Amado Youth Center

Local drug prevention program that provides after-school programs, life skills, family support.

February: Green Valley Samaritans

A humanitarian aid group helping migrants seeking asylum in the United States.

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.

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: Early Learning Center In Arivaca

Early Learning Center in Arivaca provides childcare and preschool birth to 5 years.

August: Helping Hearts Arivaca

Local social service organization providing emergency financial assistance to local residents.

September: Habitat for Humanity

Empowers families in need to build safe, affordable homes together.

October: UUJAZ

Arizona’s UU social justice site providing workshops, legislative updates.

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.