Donate to Prairie UU
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Direct donations to Prairie UU can be made through Pledges paid online (above) , through automated bank withdrawals, mailed by check, or put in the Sunday Offertory, Prairie Auction and other Events, and our Endowment Fund. Donations can be directed to a specific need, such as: supplying our services (hymnals, orders of service, sanctuary space, recording equipment); Promoting our Church (Website, social media, newspapers, magazines). THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS!
The Fundraising Committee at Prairie offers several ways to give and activities to help with. These include:
Contact the Fundraising Committee firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our upcoming Fundraisers or to help put one on.
The Prairie Auction is our biggest Fun-draiser and is a blast to attend and to help out on. It includes a meal, a live and Silent Auction. Items range from a week at a Mountain get away, to sky diving, to a trip to Africa, to wonderful theme dinners with your Prairie UU friends, to landscape design and professional organizing.
This year’s event The Journey Continues… Keep Dreaming! is on September 29, 2018, at First Universalist (4101 E. Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80222). To help plan and/or for more information, please contact Jan Spooner or see last year’s items or upcoming items by clicking here.
Scrip fundraising can be integrated directly into your everyday shopping. Similar to purchasing a gift card, Scrip Cards can be purchased through Prairie and used at participating businesses (a percentage of your purchase will go directly to Prairie’s Fundraising efforts). Cards are usually available for purchase at Fellowship time on Sundays . We currently offer the following Scrip Cards:
- King Soopers, Natural Grocers, Safeway, Sprouts
- Applebees, Panera, Chipotle, Panda Express, PF Changs, Subway, Dominos Pizza, Einstein Bagels, Starbucks, Smashburger, Noodles & Company, Sweet Tomatoes, Coldstone Creamery, Dairy Queen
- Tagawa’s, Michaels, JoAnn Fabrics
- Contact Margaux Jones to request additional cards.
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Search for and Select “Prairie Unitarian Universalist Church”
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#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy.
Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity. This year, ensure our church’s longevity, and make a donation to the Prairie Endowment Fund on #GivingTuesday.
Donate your Time
By generously donating your time, you are truly giving a gift to Prairie. This can be done through your participation in our Leadership (Board and Councils), Mentoring, Summer Camp, Youth & Adult Religious Education, Fundraising Team, Membership Development, Community Garden, Open Space Cleanup, Social Justice League, Associates Program, Circle Suppers, and Caring Circle. You can also volunteer to coordinate our Valentine’s Day Flowers, and Spread the Word – tell your friends and family about Prairie!
Prairie Endowment Fund
There are many ways that you can make a legacy gift or bequest to the church that has been a part of your life. Endowment Gifts are unique acts of love and faith. They connect us to the legacy of those who have come before us and help us to leave our own legacy for the future. Contact Prairie’s Endowment Chair for more information.
Download Prairie’s Endowment Brochure
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