Amid fires’ devastation, ‘we are not in recovery mode at all’
California wildfires displace thousands, including Unitarian Universalists; UUA Disaster Relief Fund has already responded.
Hurricane damages three buildings of fellowship in Panama City, Florida
Unitarian Universalists lose homes in Hurricane Michael; Panama City fellowship’s least-damaged building is used as relief staging area.
Hurricane Florence hits at least three UU congregations on Carolina coast
Extent of damage not known; UUs encouraged to donate to disaster relief fund
News brief: Powerful storm will close UUA headquarters on March 2
A powerful nor’easter predicted to coincide with the full moon and high tide is expected to cause flooding in Boston. UUA staff will work remotely.
Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery
Harvey flood waters inundated the homes of one in five families at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church.
As fires spread in California, church doors opened
Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.
Nature demands respect
We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’
‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’
California Unitarian Universalists offer their homes as fires overwhelm communities.
News brief: Harvey fund reaches its goal; donors urged to give to disaster relief fund
With more than $350,000 given to UUA-UUSC Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, UUA closes appeal and urges donors to support broader Disaster Relief Fund instead.
So far, Florida congregations largely spared by Irma
As Unitarian Universalists clean up, though, no word about Virgin Islands fellowships.
Houston congregations rally around members, neighbors displaced by Harvey
Donations to UUA-UUSC relief fund are approaching $250,000.
Unitarian Universalists donate, sign up for Houston recovery work
Houston-area UUs still checking on congregants and damage to churches; UUA/UUSC relief fund will also aid marginalized people and immigrants.