Neighbors in Need Grant Recipients

Neighbors in Need Grant Recipients

Through your generous gifts to Neighbors In Need, the United Church of Christ is offering hope to millions of people; we are transforming lives, the nation, and our world.  Read some of stories from our past recipients.

If you were a recipient of a Neighbors in Need (NIN) grant, help us inform our members whose contributions to NIN have made your grant possible about how lives have been transformed because of their generosity.

Grant Recipients for Spring 2015

Beautiful Day RI
Rhode Island Conference
Beloved Community Church, Social Justice
Central Atlantic Conference
Brockton Interfaith Community
Massachusetts Conference
Cal Aggie Christian Association
Northern California Nevada Conference
Cathedral in the Night
Massachusetts Conference
Centreville Immigration Forum
Central Atlantic Conference
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CRUL)
Minesota Conference
Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America
Illinois Conference
Church of Christ Congregational (UCC) Norfolk
Connecticut Conference
Clinton UCC-Community Senior Center
Michigan Conference
Dayton Ministries in Higher Education
Ohio Conference
Dr. Sharon L. Ellis education and Family Life Institute
Illinoise Conference
Faith Foundation Resources
Illinois Conference
Family Promise of the Capital Region
New York Conference
First Congregational Church
Southern California Nevada Conference
First Congregational Church UCC Webster City Iowa
Iowa Conference
First Congregational UCC of Andover, Ohio/Back to School
Ohio Conference
First Congregational United Church of Christ
Wisconsin Conference
First United Church of Christ and Conference Center Second Life
Southern California Nevada Conference 
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado
Rocky Mountain Conference
Genesis
Northern California Nevada Conference
God Can Ministries UCC
Illinois Conference
Good Neighbors Personal Essentials of Pantry (GNPEP)
Wisconsin Conference
HerStory Ensemble
Central Atlantic Conference 
La Casa Norte
Illinois Conference
Lambi Fund of Haiti
Central Atlantic Conference
Madison Workers' Rights Center
Wisconsin Conference
Marshallese Ministry of Springdale UCC Summer Food Service Program
Missouri Mid-South Conference
Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
Missouri Mid-South Conference
Neighborhood Houses
Missouri Mid-South Conference
New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice
Southwest Conference
Open Table UCC in Mobile
Southeast Conference
Progressive Christians Uniting
Southern California Nevada Conference
ReadMore Saco
Maine Conference
Rockland Interfaith Breakfast Program
New York Conference
Salem United Church of Christ
Indiana Kentucky Conference
St. John's United Church of Christ
Penn Central Conference
St. Paul United Church of Christ Barrington, Illinois
Illinois Conference
The Good Shepherd UCC - Sahuarita Food Bank
Southwest Conference
The Neighborhood Academy
Penn West Conference
The Night Ministry (TNM)
Illinois Conference
Topeka Justice and Unity Ministry Project (JUMP)
Kansas-Oklahoma Conference
Waialua Congregational Church (UCC)
Hawaii Conference
Zion United Church of Christ Giving Tree
Illinois South Conference

Grant Recipients for Fall 2014

Arise Chicago
Illinois Conference
Attleboro Area Council of Churches
Massachusetts Conference
Brazilian Immigrant Center
Connecticut Conference
Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice (BOLD Justice)
Florida Conference
Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa
Iowa Conference
Church of the Good Shepherd UCC
Illinois South Conference
Church of the Savior, UCC
Southeast Conference
Coalition for Economic Justice
New York Conference
Community Home School Cooperative
Southeast Conference
Community of the Beloved
Southern Conference
Congregational Church in Cumberland United Church of Christ
Maine Conference
Connections
California Nevada Northern Conference 
Connections to Success
Missouri Mid-South Conference
Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry
Iowa Conference 
EarthLinks, Inc.
Rocky Mountain Conference
Faithful Citizen Inc.
New York Conference
Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project
Illinois Conference
Filipino Migrant Center
California Nevada Southern Conference
Food Security Prophetic Witness Team
Ohio Conference
Friendship Office of the Americas
Central Atlantic Conference
Gainesville Action Network
Florida Conference
Good Work
Southern Conference
H.E.L.P.S. Ministry
Illinois Conference
Hands On Hartford
Connecticut Conference 
Heroes for the Homeless
Pacific Northwest Conference
Immanuel United Church of Christ (Neighborhood House)
Indiana-Kentucky Conference
Interfaith Coalition for Action Reconciliation and Empowerment (ICARE)
Florida Conference
Interfaith Worker Justice
Illinois Conference
Justice Overcoming Boundaries
California Nevada Southern Conference
Ka Hana O Ke Akua (KHOKA) UCC
Hawaii Conference
Ktizo United Church of Christ
Southwest Conference
La Conexion de Wood County, Inc.
Ohio Conference
Lawrence Justice Ministry, Inc.
Kansas-Oklahoma Conference
Marissa Ministerial Alliance
Illinois South Conference
Merrimack Valley Project, Inc.
Massachusetts Conference
O'Fallon United Church of Christ
Illinois South Conference
Ohio City Power
Ohio Conference
Olaa First Hawaiian Congregational Church
Hawaii Conference
Positive Pathways
Kansas-Oklahoma Conference
Seeds of Literacy
Ohio Conference 
Sequoia Association
California Nevada Conference
SERVE 6.8
Rocky Mountain Conference
Sexual Assault Victim Advocate (SAVA) Center
Rocky Mountain Conference
Silver Lake Conference Center
Connecticut Conference
Spirit of Sharing (S.O.S.) Soup Kitchen
Illinois South Conference
St. John UCC
Illinois South Conference
St. John United Church of Christ
Illinois South Conference
St. Paul United Church of Christ
Illinois South Conference
The Bread of Life Food Pantry
Illinois South Conference
The Just Peace Players
Massachusetts Conference
United Church of Christ at The Villages
Florida Conference
Unity Academy
Southeast Conference
Voces de la Frontera
Wisconsin Conference
Worcester Homeless Action Committee
Massachusetts Conference

Grant Recipients for Spring 2014

Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada-ACTIONN
Northern California Nevada Conference
ALY (Anamosa Lunches for Youth)
Iowa Conference
Arise for Social Justice
Massachusetts Conference
Beautiful Day RI
Rhode Island Conference
Brattleboro Area Drop In Center
Vermont Conference
Brockton Interfaith Community
Massachusetts Conference
Charleston Area Justice Ministry (CAJM)
Southeast Conference
Chicago Fair Trade
Illinois Conference 
Chicago Religious Leadership Network
Illinois Conference
Church of the Apostles Seeds of Hope Garden
Penn Central Conference
Church of the Apostles UCC "Science in the Park" School Program
Penn Central Conference
Climate Action Network
Central Pacific Conference 
Community, Faith and Labor Coalition, Indianapolis Affiliate
Indiana-Kentucky Conference
Congregational Church of San Mateo, UCC
Northern California Nevada Conference
Congregational United Church of Christ Arlington Heights
Illinois Conference
Danville Congregational Church, UCC
Vermont Conference
Disaster Preparedness and Response Ministry Team
Indiana-Kentucky Conference
Education and Family Life Institute c/o God Can Ministries UCC
Illinois Conference
Emmanuel United Church of Christ of Weldon Spring
Missouri Mid-South Conference
Essex County Community Organization (ECCO)
Massachusetts Conference
Family Promise of Greater New Braunfels (FPGNB)
South Central Conference
Family Promise of Ozaukee County
Wisconsin Conference
Fargo-Moorhead Sheltering Churches Project
Norther Plains Conference
First Congregational Church Montclair
Central Atlantic Conference
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado
Rocky Mountain Conference
FOCUS Churches of Albany, Inc.
New York Conference
Genesis
Northern California Nevada Conference
Good Neighbors Personal Essentials of Pantry (GNPEP)
Wisconsin Conference
Good Samaritan Ministry at Neighborhood Faith Community, Bath UCC
Maine Conference
Grace Community Center
Ohio Conference
IHART Harvest-Inc./The Potato Project
Pennsylvania Southeast
Illinois People's Action
Illinois Conference
Immanuel United Church of Christ
Missouri Mid-South Conference
Journey to the Water's Edge Trauma Conference
Connecticut Conference
La Casa Norte (HAF)
Illinois Conference
MassReLeaf Ministry
Massachusetts Conference
Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ
Iowa Conference
Mountain View United Church (MVUC)
Rocky Mountain Conference
Moving in Congregations Acting in Hope (MICAH)
New York Conference
NC FIELD, Inc.
Southern Conference
North Bay Organizing Project
Northern Californian Nevada Conference
Outreach United Resource Center, Inc.
Rocky Mountain Conference 
Parkside Community Church, UCC
Northern California Nevada Conference
Peace United Church of Christ
Missouri Mid-South Conference
People's Forum on Peace for Life (Peace for Life)
International
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
Missouri Mid-South Conference 
Pioneer Ocean View United Church of Christ
Southern California Nevada Conference
Pleasant Run UCC
Indiana-Kentucky Conference
Plymouth United Church, UCC
South Central Conference
Rockland Interfaith Breakfast Program/United Church of Spring
New York Conference
Rockville United Church
Central Atlantic Conference
Saints Delight United Church of Christ
Southern Conference
Spring, Inc. A National Single Parenting Ministry
Southern Conference
St. Paul UCC-Care Ministry
Illinois South Conference
The Diversity Service Center of Iowa
Iowa Conference
The Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin
Wisconsin Conference
The Lilly Center for Vocation and Values at Catawba College
Southern Conference
The Neighborhood Academy
Penn West Conference
The Night Ministry (TNM)
Illinois Conference
The Other Death Penalty Project
Southern California Nevada Conference
Ulster Project Utah
Rocky Mountain Conference
Unidos Bridging Community
Central Pacific Conference
United Center for Caring at St. John's United Church of Christ
Michigan Conference
United Church of Christ in the Philippines, Heights
International
Uptown Faith Community Service Center
Southern California Nevada Conference
Victory Christian UCC
Southern Conference
Zion UCC
Indiana-Kentucky Conference
 

Contact Info

Bentley de Bardelaben
Executive for Administration and Communications Justice & Witness Ministries
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-736-3713
debardeb@ucc.org