Share the Plate
For the month of September, UCN shares the plate with Advocates of Ozaukee. For more than thirty years, Advocates of Ozaukee has provided services for those who may be experiencing domestic or sexual violence.
Advocates of Ozaukee is part of a coordinated community response, made up of representatives of any and all entities dealing with victims and perpetrators of domestic and sexual abuse. The goal of Advocates of Ozaukee is to provide safety for victims of abuse, as well as consistent consequences for abusers.
Services provided to those in crisis include a 24-hour crisis line, temporary housing and food, emergency transportation to shelter, arrangements for education of school-age children and residents, advocacy and counseling, community education services, and referral and follow-up services. Other services provided to victims of abuse include weekly support groups, assistance with obtaining restraining orders and / or legal referrals, and medical advocacy.
For more information about Advocates of Ozaukee, please visit their website,www.advocates-oz.org.
How to Nominate an Organization for Share the Plate
The Social Justice Committee needs and accepts nominations for Share the Plate throughout the year. Please consider nominating a special program or agency you know about. A nomination form is available from the office.
Nominations for recipients of the SHARE THE PLATE offerings are open. If you would like to nominate your favorite non-profit program contact the church office. To nominate an organization, complete this form and return it to the church via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or post:
Unitarian Church North
13800 North Port Washington
Mequon, WI 53097
UCN Social Justice Committee