Service Task Group

 

Regularly Scheduled Social Justice Service Opportunities

Peanut Butter and Jammin’ volunteer – On the 3rd Thursday evening of each month, MUUS members and friends gather to make 250 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministry (GWIM) to distribute to their homeless and economically disadvantaged clients for the weekend (when the Waterbury food pantries are not open). Contact Monica Burnham (the.burnhams@hotmail.com; 203-267-1969)

​Food Bank Stocker – On the second Thursday of each month, a group of MUUS volunteers stocks donations and items purchased for the Woodbury Food Bank so the Bank is prepared to welcome its clients on Fridays mornings. Contact Monica Burnham (the.burnhams@hotmail..com; 201-267-1969)

​Southbury Mobil Food Pantry volunteer – Join a group on the third Friday of each month in the parking lot behind the Southbury Community Center to give out food provided by the CT Food Bank. This opportunity last about 1 ½ hours per month. Contact Christine Edelson (uuchristine@charter.net; 203-267-6772)
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America Reads – America Reads is a national campaign initiated in 1997 challenging Americans to help our children learn to read well and independently by the end of elementary school. MUUS volunteers read with students from a Waterbury school weekly. Contact Angela Frisbie (akfrisbie@charter.net; 203-262-3310)

MUUS Gardens for the Hungry – Our congregation has a double garden plot at Flanders Nature Center in Woodbury where we grow fresh produce for local food banks. Add your green thumb by contacting Maryanne Boyen (mmoonboyen@aol.com; 860-689-4955)
In addition we have plots in the Southbury Community Gardens. Help us plant, tend and gather produce for the Southbury Food Bank. Contact Christine Edelson (uuchristine@charter.net; 203-267-6772)

Woodbury Food Bank volunteer – Each Friday in the month of March MUUS members and friends staff the Woodbury Food Bank to help keep the atmosphere organized and welcoming as the clients do their shopping. Talk to Angela Frisbie (akfrisbie@charter.net; 203-262-3310)

 

See the Upcoming Activities page for dates and times.