Day of Service
UUSG's Annual DAY OF SERVICE 2019
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Thank you to everyone who participated in the March 30 Annual Day of Service! We had 154 church members and friends helping to make the event a success - promoting practical goodness in the world and strengthening our UUSG community. Some key accomplishments:
89 volunteers visited the Northern Illinois Food Bank and packaged 20,000 lbs of food
28 efficient packers assembled 138 Senior Gift Bags for Humanitarian Service Project. The congregation donated approximately $1,700 for this effort and area businesses contributed about $100 more.
15 lively party-goers played BINGO with area senior citizens at Bria Health Services of Geneva.
6 dedicated people worked to straighten and organize the clothing closet at Mutual Ground
10 nature lovers created cards for Project Snowfall, thinking about the "interconnected web of which we are a part."
22 shoppers donated paper products for low-income seniors.
18 creative souls provided lovely School Supply kits for disadvantaged children.
2 helpful volunteers transported a truckload of paper products, School Supply kits and Senior Gift Bags to Humanitarian Service Project
Dozens of people attended an inspiring worship service.
21 gracious volunteers put on a lovely dinner for 80 hungry volunteers!
NIFB volunteers: Mark Adams, Ed Anderson, Lucy Atac, Melissa Auer, Cynthia Benshoof, Chris Benshoof, Ivy Benshoof, Tim Benshoof, Kevin Beyer, Lisa Brennan, Michael Brennan, Betty Bristol, Steve Bryant, Mylane Bryant, James Carroll, Jamie Carroll, Doreen Christiani, Ron Craig, Teal Cyko, Kathy Dameron, Brian Doyle, Kathy Doyle, Liam Doyle, Brenna Flaugher, Aaron Fogelman, Salome Fogelman, Lucas Fogelman, Noah Fogelman, Stephanie Gonzalez, Eleanor Hamilton, Anne Heavey, Sue Hedke, Paul Hedlund, Michelle Hoecker, Josh Hoecker, Taia Hollmeier, Nancy Hollmeier, Becky Hruby, Calvin Hruby, Sharon Janus, DJ Jensen, Karen Laukaitus, Vera Lind, Gary Littlefield, Jessica Littlefield, Maisey Littlefield, Kathy McFadden, Tracey McFadden, Matt McGahan, Kathy Meier, Vohny Moehling, Dave Moore, Karen Moore, Craig Moore, Rose Moore, Wendy Mosier, Fred Mosier, Kevin O'Neill, Linda O'Neill, Holly Orcutt, Andy Chu, Lulu Connelly, Delia Connelly, Jean Pierce, Robin Petrucha, Diane Rodi, Ramsey Rusef, Bill Scown, Grant Suhs, Mary Swanson, Bob Swanson, Jim Swick, Shawn Thornton, Diane Thornton, David Tomell, Renee Tomell, Sherry Wilson, Tom Zimmerman, Jenny Montgomery, Andy Montgomery, Ellie Montgomery, Max Montgomery, Bruce Janis, Larry Escalona, Betsy Bellario, Cynthia Spiegel, Alex Cordogan, Sandy Anderson
Senior Gift Bags: Amanda Mistretta, Anthony Mistretta, Phineas Mistretta, Carol Myers, Joyce Whitehead, Nancy Steinke, Deb Brod, Don Brod, Lisa Rittenberry, William Sapet, Kerry Sapet, Jason Sapet, Kelly Black, Colleen Cushing, Susan O'Neill, Chris Schulman, Ro Maziarz, Jennifer Innis, Ann Drover, Al Drover, Lisa Gades, Kevin Beyer, James Carroll, Llona Steele, Lynn Steele, Joani Foster, Winelle Glaser, Gail Tattersfield
Bingo: Mylane Bryant, Jeanne Neltor, Debbie Leoni, Anna Yang, Theo Yang, Quentin Yang, Linda Marquis, Marilyn Hebda, Jason Sapet, Will Sapet, Jamie Carroll, James Carroll, Jennifer Klein, Corey Klein, Collin Klein
Mutual Ground: Page Poris, Trish Beckjord, Ilene Smit, Craig Smit, Glenda Peck, Sharon Hansen
School Supply Kits: Kerry, Jason, and Will Sapet, Kevin Beyer, Lisa Gades, Parvaneh and Brian Smith, Gail Tattersfield, Winelle Glaser, Kate Frazier, Adam, Katie, Eric, and Leo Yurkewicz
Green Sanctuary Postcard Advocacy: Melissa Auer, Llona Steele, Bill Koehl, Winelle Glaser, Kathy and Tracey McFadden, Rhonda Robinson, David de Coriolis, Kevin O'Neill, Deann Alleman, Kathy Cornell
Set up and Clean up Crews for Dinner: Sean and Becky Hruby, Trish Beckjord, Anthony, Amanda, and Phineas Mistretta, Winelle Glaser, Ro Maziarz, Bill and Jeannie Scown, Doreen Christiani, Jim Swick
Special thanks to Andy Montgomery for designing our Day of Service postcard. And a huge thank you to our Day of Service Coordinators: Kerry and Jason Sapet!