Category: Social Justice

A Look at the Real Effects of the Pre-Trial Fairness Act

On Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at 6:00pm, Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road in McHenry, is hosting a public forum examining the history of the campaign to pass the Illinois Pre-Trial Fairness Act and how it actually is being implemented in the criminal justice system despite strong opposition.

Bring Us Your Bread Tabs

Don’t put those plastic bread tabs in the landfill. Instead, help turn them into wheelchairs for children. These inexpensive chairs can be replaced easily as the child grows. We are collecting the tabs in our coat closet. Look for the plastic bear hanging over the … read more.

What Compassion for Campers need most now

Compassion for Campers, our program to support the homeless and housing insecure, is struggling to keep up with the need. You can help with a direct donation of the following items:

High protein canned goods, with pop open tops.Men and women’s deodorantLarger body wipesHair brushesCoffee creamerInstant … read more.

Compassion for Campers News

Our most recent participation in the Community Empowerment Shower collaborative service event at Willow Crystal Lake, 100 S. Main on June 16 was a big success. Empower Shower is a one-stop service which include showers, laundry facilities, haircuts, food, housing and rental info, utility … read more.