This page lists the Service and Justice Ministries programs sponsored by the UUAC. Some programs run year-round whereas others occur seasonally. All programs have need of volunteers, whether you can spare a few hours or want to take up the cause.
The Service and Justice Ministries Committee oversees all of the yearly and ongoing social justice projects. If you have any questions or want to join the Social Action Committee, contact ServiceAndJustice@uuac.org.
Year-round Social Action Projects
1500 Acts to End Hunger: Provides non-perishable food items, paper products, toiletries and money to A Place to Turn, an emergency food pantry serving the entire Metrowest area.
Family Promise Metrowest (formerly Metrowest Interfaith Hospitality Network): Temporary shelter, food, and guidance are provided to homeless families with children through a network of faith-based communities. UUAC hosts families approximately four times a year.
The Power of the Quilt Project: New quilts are gifted to women for use during chemotherapy and to children in need of comfort.
Salvation Army Dinners: Meatloaves are made, and then served as part of dinner at the Salvation Army in Framingham, MA.
Rebuilding New Orleans: Our congregation has participated in two re-building trips per year, one adult only and one that includes the senior youth group.
Environmental Action Group: Supports all aspects of environmental stewardship, including work to minimize waste and carbon emissions generated by our community, political action on environmental issues, and experiencing and celebrating the natural world.