Conference Offering Recipients

greent shoot growing from pile of moneyAt the Canadian Unitarian Council’s National Conference, the tradition is to donate the offering taken at the Sunday worship service to one or more charitable organizations recommended by the host committee. Each year, attendees contribute thousands of dollars to charities that pursue social justice both close to home and around the world.

Previous recipients of the ACM Special Collection

YearLocal National International
2016Burns Bog ConservationTruth and Reconciliation Canada 
2015Minwaashin Lodge Aboriginal Women's Support Centre

Child Haven International
2014Karihwanoron Mohawk Immersion SchoolNative Women's Association of Canada
2013Outlink CalgaryInternational Council of Unitarian Universalists.
2012Project Ten Oaks, which provides programming and support to children from LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning) identities and communities.Leadership Development Fund
2011Regent Park School of MusicCanada without PovertyUnitarian Charitable Health Clinic in India
2010Sandy Merriman House, a Victoria emergency shelter for women at riskUSC CanadaUU-UNO “Every Child Is Our Child”
2009Beendigen, an independent native family healing agencyUSC Canada, in honour of Lotta Hitschmanova’s 100th birthday
2008L’Abri en Ville and Ancoura housing for adults with mental illnessChild Haven International
2007Carnegie Community Action Project
2006Project to rebuild the storm-damagedUnitarian Church of Chennai, Madras, India,(project sponsored by the Reverend Andrew Hill of the Edinburgh, Scotland,Unitarian congregation).
2005Wesley Urban Ministries, Hamilton USC Canada
2004Youth Emergency Shelter Society (YESS), and 124th street drop-in centre.
2003USC Canada