Social Action Council

Lynn Taborsak,  Chair, 203-748-0822, ltaborsak@gmail.com

Coordinates the various social action programs undertaken by the congregation.

Comida Food Pantry

Christine Halfar, Coordinator, 203-730-0763, chalfar@hotmail.com

Volunteers distribute food on the 2nd & 4th Fridays of the month from 2:15 to 4:00 pm. Spanish-speaking volunteers are especially welcome but anyone can help make a difference in the lives of our new-immigrant neighbors.

 

Dorothy Day Hospitality House Shelter

Christine Halfar, Coordinator, 203-730-0763, chalfar@hotmail.com

Members of the congregation volunteer overnight on the fourth Friday of the month.

Dorothy Day Hospitality House Soup Kitchen

Judy Lacker, Coordinator, 914-715-2122, judylacker48@gmail.com

Members of the congregation prepare and serve a hot meal on the first Saturday of the month.

 

Gun Violence Prevention Group

Yvonne Ruddy-Stein, 203-438-3416, ruddystein@sbcglobal.net

Started in 2012 in response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  We have hosted screenings of several documentary films pertaining to gun violence, and we have organized multiple letter writing campaigns to elected officials.

 

Team Green

Donna Lawrence, Co-Chair, 203-438-0276, donna.dcl2@att.net

Barb Myers, Co-Chair, 203-426-8034, Barbara.myersletson@gmail.com

Meets Third Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. as needed

Initiates and develops programs and activities which involve the members of  UU Danbury in inspiring and instilling positive environmental changes in three areas: personal and family lifestyle choices, Congregational activities, and the greater Danbury community.

 

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