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Maryland School Fall 2021 Update

After a week of professional development and preparation, staff at Maryland School will welcome students back to school on Monday, August 9th. Thanks to the generosity of our community partnership, including UUCP, supplies will be ready for the beginning of instruction. We treated staff to a special luncheon, in...

Habitat for Humanity - Share the Plate

Share the Plate: August 15, 2021 – Habitat for Humanity

With a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona was born out of the need to provide affordable housing for hardworking, low-income families. Each family partners with Habitat volunteers to build their home, and at the end, they purchase...

No More Deaths - No Más Muertes - Share the Platea

Share the Plate: July 25, 2021 – No More Deaths

The mission of No More Deaths (NMD) is to end death and suffering in the Mexico-US borderlands through civil initiative: people of conscience working openly and in community to uphold fundamental human rights. This work includes running a humanitarian aid camp in the remote desert, leaving water and food...

Violence and Meat

The most violent weapon on earth is the table fork. Mahatma Gandhi In his book “The World Peace Diet,” Dr. Will Tuttle reminds us that we are all interconnected, and that we are all harmed when any is harmed. This includes animals. If you are not ready to give...

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Maryland School 2020-21 Update

So What Happened During 2020-21? With school mostly not in session, and virtual interactions with students not possible, most of our UUCP Maryland School Partnership volunteers were out of a job! A few volunteers were able to interact with refugee families when they came to a distribution point for...

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Maryland School Supplies Collection

There is hope—and we have faith—that Maryland School is going to be up and running in August with a school full of students, ready for in-person learning and interacting with friends.  Budgets continue to be stretched—technology and air filtration systems have been expensive—so our support is needed, as a...