Other Giving Opportunities
“Adopt-a-Site” Election Poll Worker
After training, work at a City of Milwaukee voting site our church has adopted, and your compensation is donated directly to the church. Contact: Jo Ann Bishop.
UU’re Home Airbnb
A UU Airbnb site where you can list your home/room to rent. All proceeds support the church. Visit uurehome.com. Contact: Jo Ann Bishop.
When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you will find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com. Simply select First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee as your charity of choice, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to our church.
The Sunday Sanctuary Flowers Program provides an opportunity to dedicate flowers for a cause, in memory of a loved one, or in celebration of a life event. A beautiful arrangement will be displayed in the sanctuary for both Sunday services – and you can take the flowers with you after the second service if you’d like. For more information and to fill out a form, visit the Flower Donation page.
Scrip Gift Cards
Purchase Scrip gift cards and use them for everyday purchases including groceries, gas, restaurants, and more. A percentage of each gift card purchased is donated to the church. Visit ShopWithScrip.com. Contact TBD. (If you are interested in helping us manage Scrip, contact Lynne Jacoby.)
Share the Plate
First Church shares 50% of all non-pledge cash in the offering plate with a worthy non-profit organization that embodies our Unitarian Universalist values in the wider community. Recipients are selected by our Share the Plate team from nominations submitted by our members. For more information about this weekly contribution program, visit the Share the Plate page.
Fall Fundraiser – Feast For Funds
Our annual fall auction is a great opportunity to offer your talents, creativity, and skills for bid. You can choose to host an event, donate an item, and bid to win! Your ideas and donations spark our auction. Have a favorite cuisine? Local activity? Talent? Find a friend and plan an event. Have a vacation home, or a favorite restaurant, wine, or business everyone at First Church should know about? We accept and appreciate these types of donations too! For more information, visit the Feast for Funds page. Contact: Sue Thaney.