Our February Social Justice Partner is Hawthorne Helps:
Hawthorne Helps is a a partnership between Rochester Public Schools’ Hawthorne Education Center (adult learning) and our UU Social Justice Outreach with support from local Faith Communities, service and business groups. 85% of students live at or below the poverty level.
Mission: provide support that affirms personal dignity, welcomes newcomers to our community and encourages all students’ educational success.
Service: distribute school supplies, books, essential items including personal care & household products in addition to winter gloves, hats, scarves, calendars & garden plants. We also assist with the Channel One Mobile Food Market.