Each week, we share one third of our offering with a local nonprofit to show our support for organizations whose work furthers the values expressed in our denomination’s Seven Principles.  We hope that Share the Plate will also bring a greater awareness to the community of Allen Avenue UU Church and Unitarian-Universalist values.

Share the Plate recipients for the 2023-24 church year:

July – The Third Place (nominated by Naneen Chace-Ortiz)
August – Presente! Maine (nominated by Silvia Hansen)
September – Greater Portland Family Promise (annual contribution)
October – MUUSAN (annual contribution)
November – My Place Teen Center (nominated by Naneen Chace-Ortiz)
December – Minister’s Discretionary Fund (annual contribution)
January – Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation (nominated by Suzanne Federer & Judith Moll)
February – Rewild Maine (selected by Coming of Age Youth Group)
March – Independent Seniors Network (nominated by Clay Atkinson)
April – Project FEED (nominated by Sue Malcolm & Barbara Freeman)
May – Wabanaki REACH (nominated by Emily O’Neill)
June – Yellow Tulip Project (nominated by Naneen Chace-Ortiz)


Share the Plate recipients are selected by the Social Justice Committee from nominations submitted by members of the congregation, usually for nonprofits for which they volunteer or have some other connection. At each Sunday service, a brief overview of the month’s organization and its work is given to the congregation.


To make an offering online, you can give via Breeze and choose “Give to Plate”. Your offering will be shared with the organization for the current month.