Fellowship donates to local nonprofits

Times-Standard | November 10, 2018

Every third Sunday the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship donates the entire offering basket and funds raised from a Social Action Committee brunch to a local nonprofit organization. “The congregation has made this commitment to local community needs based on their principles and purpose to support and engage in justice and neighbors in need for the last five years,” said the Rev. Bryan Jessup of the fellowship. “The purpose is to recognize local organizations that need to know HUUF is supportive of their work and to engage the congregation so people know of the important work of these organizations,” he said. “The SAC offering and brunch is an opportunity for the congregation to consider their engagement with others doing justice.” Each year, the Social Action Committee chooses 12 organizations that the congregation needs to know more about and that need to know that the fellowship’s congregation supports their work.

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In the course of running three university campaigns, and in guiding dozens more as a consultant, I have seen virtually every college or university fall short of its full fundraising potential because of one significant, persistent, and largely unrecognized barrier: competing assumptions held by various institutional leaders about the keys to success and, therefore, the strategies and tactics that are most likely to produce it.

Spotlight

In the course of running three university campaigns, and in guiding dozens more as a consultant, I have seen virtually every college or university fall short of its full fundraising potential because of one significant, persistent, and largely unrecognized barrier: competing assumptions held by various institutional leaders about the keys to success and, therefore, the strategies and tactics that are most likely to produce it.

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