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15TH ANNUAL UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST OUTREACH AUCTION

November 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$30.00
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Saturday, November 14
6:30 PM
Central Unitarian Church
156 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ
What is the Outreach Auction?

This gala evening features a live auction as well as a tricky tray and is sponsored by three congregations in Bergen County:
  • Central Unitarian Church
  • Unitarian Society of Ridgewood
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades
with 100% of the proceeds going to selected charities. The charities are selected based on the impact they have on those in need in Bergen County, regardless of religious affiliation.

Our first Outreach Auction was held in 2000. Over the years, this brainchild of Central Unitarian Church has grown to include two additional congregations, and has raised more than $400,000 to support Bergen County charities. The auction raises money with bids from $10 to $1,000, demonstrating that when we work together, we are greater than the sum of our parts.

The auction is an annual event calling upon members, friends, businesses and the local community for support.

Tickets: $30 (Includes hors d’oeuvres, beverages, coffee, dessert, and a free sheet of tricky tray tickets valued at $15)

Selected Causes and Charities for 2015

(1) Providing Safe Housing
Center for Hope and Safety provides access to safe housing and services for women and children forced to flee their homes due to domestic violence.
(2) Reducing Hunger
Center for Food Action provides food and homelessness prevention assistance at five locations.
(3) Escaping Poverty
Family Promise of Bergen County provides shelter for families, walk-in dinners for 120 people daily, transitional housing and other services.
(4) Advocacy for Children
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children.
(5) Assisting Children in Need
Holley Childcare and Development Center is a 55-bed residential treatment facility, serving children 5 to 12 years old who are emotionally handicapped as a result of abuse, neglect, poverty, abandonment or other circumstances.
(6) Providing Services for Children
Children’s Aid and Family Services provides human services and child welfare programs, including adoption and foster care for children who have been abused and traumatized.

For more information, contact uuoutreachauction@gmail.com.

2015 Outreach Auction

Details

Date:
November 14, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$30.00
Event Category:

Venue

Central Unitarian Church (CUC)
15 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ, NJ 07652
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Room
Worship Room