Another Way to Support ILYA

There's an office in Wilmington that has traditionally taken two ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) wish lists to provide holiday gifts to young people aging out of foster care. They have particularly enjoyed taking lists that include wishes for young children and have beautifully fulfilled them. Yes, some of...

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WISH LIST – Ministry of Caring – DRESS UP BOX

Do you have Halloween Costumes that you don't want anymore? What about old ties, shirts and shoes, or dress up clothes? We'd like to help fulfill a child's wish list for the Ministry of Caring by creating a Dress Up Box. This will go a long way toward bringing smiles to...

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Will you share your blessings with Holiday Giving?

ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) has had a good response to our appeal for folks who will help fill the holiday wish list of young people who have aged out of foster care and are out on their own. But the lists are still coming in and we still...

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Guest at Your Table Includes The UUSC Coffee Project

Your morning coffee tastes good – but does it also do good?  What if every cup you drank could support small farmers using sustainable methods which respect the environment, rather than industrialized agribusiness that relies on exploited labor and harmful chemicals? These are the questions that the founders of Equal...

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CYRE Taking It Home Nov 15

Rainbow Walkers Seekers Today we are focusing on our sixth principle Indigo build a fair and peaceful world or Insist on a Peaceful, Fair, and Free World. The goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all. After the police come, a family is forced to flee their...

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You can make a wish come true!

When in life do you get the chance to make someone's wish come true? Actually, at First U, you can right now! By participating in the ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) Holiday Giving project, you can fulfill the wish of a young person who has aged out of foster...

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Guest at Your Table A Project of Your Unitarian Universalist Service Committee October 18 – November 22, 2015

    Imagine that a powerful storm devastated YOUR community killing neighbors, leveling your development and leaving hundreds homeless.  Imagine the challenges facing workers as they attempt to help the community recover.  This was the situation facing public health nurse Irish Grace Ramirez on November 8, 2013 after Typhoon Haiyan...

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Fall Treasure Sale Update!

The planning and executing of our Fall Treasure Sale worked well because of the extraordinary talent, enthusiasm and patience of our amazing volunteers. Among them were expert organizers, accountants, visionaries, artistes, “naturalists”, catalogers, bakers and other professionals. The willingness to “get down and dirty” without batting an eye played a...

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Second Sunday Special Collection – November 8, 2015

Please Support “Second Chances” To Help Formerly Incarcerated PeopleSunday, November 8, our collection plate offering will benefit the work of Second Chances (formerly A Center for Relational Living) to help formerly incarcerated people to reenter society and avoid recidivism.  Second Chances mentors individuals coming out of prison, coaching them on job...

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CYRE Taking It Home Nov 8

Our Whole Lives (K-1) The CYRE Team is excited to offer Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education to Kindergarten and First Graders at First Unitarian Church. Come to the Parent Information Session to learn more about this amazing, age appropriate, comprehensive program! Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015 Time: 9:15-10:15am Room:...

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