Have you heard about Juneteenth? Nearly three years after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1862, Black people in Texas received the message: They were enslaved no more! On June 19, 1865, people celebrated this freedom. Today, we celebrate Juneteenth on the third Saturday of June each … read more.
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Principle 6: The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all
PUUF was quite involved in Pocatello’s celebration of the first Federal Holiday of Juneteenth. Volunteers helped with food preparations and donations, ticket-taking and cleaning up. Many of our members attended the event. They enjoyed a variety of barbequed meats, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls, baked desserts … read more.
Our next PUUF volunteer session at the Food Bank will be Wednesday, May 5 from 5 to 7 pm. Please contact Don Allen at alledone@gmail com or 208-530-3605 if you wish to participate this month. Please indicate whether you will be starting at 5:00 or … read more.
The Unitarian Universalist Association maintains a Disaster Relief Fund that has helped efforts by our sister congregations and their community partners in Texas and elsewhere in recovery from the recent winter storms and power outages. UUs who wish to donate to the fund can do … read more.