Author Archives: John Pesek

February Share the Plate – Food Bank of Delaware

Throughout the government shutdown, the Food Bank has provided emergency food assistance to Delaware’s federal workers, well as to local recipients of the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Despite a temporary end to the shutdown, furloughed workers do not know know when they … read more.

Pledge-Palooza Event – March 14

The annual stewardship campaign is the month of March.

Come to UUFN on Thursday, March 14 for the new Pledge-Palooza Event. Start time 6:00 pm but come as you wish till 8:00 pm.

We’ll have live music, pizza, adult drinks for purchase and games. … read more.

Food Drive for SNAP recipients

Food Drive for SNAP recipients
Due to the federal government extended shut down. the state Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) issued its Supplemental Nutritious Assistance Program (SNAP) food stamps three weeks early. However, most recipients run out of food by the third week of … read more.

YWCA Study Groups

YWCA DE ran a program from 1997 -2005, called study circles, they were small groups who met over several weeks and had conversations about racism, which evolved into conversations regarding sexism, schools, and other hot topic issues. They were primarily around racism and had … read more.

Seeking UUpdate Editor

Donna Shand has stepped down from editing UUpdate. If you get a chance, please thank her for her exemplary service. We are now seeking her replacement. If you are interested in the position, please contact the Communications Committee at

January Circle Suppers

Join us for some relaxed conversation and a meal at the January Circle Supers. Circle Suppers are small groups of 6-8 people gathering at a members home. The host provides the main meal and the other bring the sides/dessert/beverages. It is a great opportunity for … read more.

New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk

Enjoy a lovely candle-lit labyrinth walk from 8 to 10 PM on New Year’s Eve in MacKinnon Hall. It is an exceptional way to contemplate the year that is past and imagine the year that is yet to be. You can be sure of a … read more.