July 1 - 30, 2023
Join us in collecting backpacks and school supplies for needy East Coachella Valley students. Galilee Center will distribute our donations in August.
Supply List for Backpack and School Supplies Drive
Please bring these items to UUCOD throughout the month of July. Place them in or around the brown lobby bins. Please do not assemble them into notebooks, Galilee Center Volunteers will do that.
Wide-Ruled Lined Paper
College-Ruled Lined Paper
Wide-Ruled Spiral Notebooks
College-Ruled Spiral Notebooks
Black Ink Pens
Blue Ink Pens
Red Ink Pens
Backpacks various sizes for Kinder through 12th Grades
The deadline for donating these items is July 30 at the Sunday Worship Service.
Social Justice Blog Posts
Ballot Proposition 1 is not as clear as you might think.
The Social Justice Committee will be on the patio after the services in February to answer your questions about the propowsition. They will give you a handout explaining the pros and cons so you can cast an informed vote.
By Denise Janssen Eager
It is with a heavy heart I share that Well in the Desert’s guiding light, Arlene Rosenthal, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening. She was 79 years old.
UUCOD had a long lasting partnership with Arlene and Well in the Desert.
As Well in the Desert’s president, Arlene was a fearless, tireless, and big-hearted advocate keeping those who live unhoused front & center in Palm Springs’ eye.
Want to take action on gun violence, but don’t know where to start? Feeling angry, overwhelmed, & numbed by the number, magnitude, frequency, & complexity of these murders? Take care of yourself first, but as soon as you are able, channel your feelings by taking action. Read on to see the actions you can take…
Several states have already restricted voting rights to discourage voters from casting their ballots. We can help! Take action to reach those voters by working with national organizations coordinating volunteers who encourage voters to cast their ballot in 2022.
Question 1: Have the Congressional Districts in the Coachella Valley changed in 2022?
Answer: Yes, District 36 currently represented by Representative Raul Ruiz has been split.