• Notes from SJCC Meeting Held September 20, 2022 September 22, 2022
    Present: Pam Davies, Barb Steubing, Karen Dorn Steele, Nancy Avery Special Collections September: Transitions October: Carl Maxey Center November: Spokane chapter of NAMI December: Minister’s Sharing Fund As Todd did not mention the Special Collection for Transitions on Sunday, September 18, we’ll do so on Sunday, September 25. Special collections are ongoing throughout each month with it being announced on ...
  • September 2022 September 8, 2022
    The special collection for September is for Transitions, a local non-profit serving women and children in Spokane. Their mission is to work to end poverty and homelessness through 6 programs. These include the Women’s Hearth, Miryam’s house, Transitional Living Center & Educare, New Leaf Kitchen & Café and the Home Yard Cottages. Each program is ...
  • Special Collections Report July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022 July 12, 2022
    In the fall of 2006, we began living out the vision that our mission is to make a difference in our world, not just as individuals, but as a church community. It was with that intent that we began our monthly Special Collections. Each month the monies collected go to a designated organization or church ...
  • July 2022 July 12, 2022
    July’s Special Collection is to benefit Meals on Wheels Spokane and their downtown Mid-City Concerns program. Since 1967 Mid-City Senior Center has provided a nutritional and social lifeline for seniors through our downtown meal site in Spokane and Meals on Wheels delivery to elderly, disabled home bound seniors. The center is open five days a week ...
  • May 2022 Special Collection May 3, 2022
    May’s special collection is for Odyssey Youth Movement. It is a nonprofit organization promoting equity for LGBTQ+ youths and young adults in the Inland Northwest through peer-led, adult-supported programs and community education. Odyssey hosts drop-in programs in the South Perry district for LGBTQ+ youths ages 13–18 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3–8 p.m., and ...
  • UU Service Committee Special Collections March 24, 2022
    Sunday, April 3, 2022 at UUCSSunday April 10, 2022 at UUCS The UU Service Committee’s first step to address Ukraine is to send emergency relief funding to groups who are working on the ground in Eastern Europe. This will happen quickly as UUSC has existing partners in the area from our Syrian Refugee work, such as ...
  • February 2022 Special Collection February 1, 2022
    Our Special Collection for the month of February benefits the Hispanic Business/Professional Association Foundation. The Hispanic Business/Professional Association Foundation raises funds to provide scholarships for local Hispanic youth or for non-Hispanic youth who are involved in assisting the local Hispanic community. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduating high school seniors as well as undergraduate college and ...
  • January 2022 Special Collection January 4, 2022
    The Spokane Aids Network’s mission is to empower people at risk of, or affected by, HIV/AIDS through education, outreach and advocacy. SAN was created by community members coming together to build a network of care and services for their loved ones in the early days of the HIV epidemic, and it has been sustained for ...
  • October 2021 Special Collection September 30, 2021
    The special collection for October will be Colville Confederated Tribes Fire Victims. Fires this summer impacted the Colville reservation and burned many homes. Currently, they have three families that have been recently housed in Incheliium and Kartar. They need financial assistance for household items and furniture as well as miscellaneous items needed when you lose everything. There ...
  • September 2021 Special Collection August 31, 2021
    The Social Justice Coordinating Council has selected Transitions as the not-for-profit for special collection for September 2021. Transitions is a local non-profit serving women and children in Spokane. Their mission is to work to end poverty and homelessness through 6 programs. These include the following: Women’s Hearth Miryam’s House Transitional Living Center & Educare New Leaf Kitchen & Café Home Yard ...