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Post date: Feb 1st 2019

Our shared offering for the month of February is UCBR Days for Girls (UCBR DfG), a grassroots nonprofit creating a more dignified, humane and sustainable world for girls through advocacy, reproductive health awareness, education and sustainable feminine hygiene.

Post date: Jan 1st 2019

Our shared offering for the month of January is Dialogue on Race, a dialogue that provides a safe space for honest discussion on the issue of racism. It's an important step in a journey toward enlightenment, understanding and the elimination of racism from our society.

Post date: Dec 16th 2018

Our shared offering for the month of December is the Holy Grill of the Interfaith Federation. Monday through Thursday, hot, nutritious lunches are prepared at the Interfaith Federation office by Tonia Causey, transported to Cadillac St.

Post date: Nov 1st 2018

Our shared offering for the month of November is Iris Domestic Violence Center.

Post date: Sep 30th 2018

Our shared offering for the month of October is Diversity House, a service provider and an advocate for LGBT homeless youth.

Post date: Aug 31st 2018

Our shared offering for the month of September is Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS). VIPS provides individualized reading assistance for first, second and third grade students who read below grade level.

Post date: Jul 29th 2018

The Interfaith Federation's Annual Community Prayer Breakfast will take place on Thursday, September 6, 7am, Boudreau's, 2647 Government Street. Each year the Prayer Breakfast brings together a capacity gathering of community members representing faith communities and community leaders.

Post date: Jul 29th 2018

Our shared offering for the month of August is the Capitol Area Alliance for the Homeless (CAAH). CAAH members provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals, persons wit

Post date: Jul 2nd 2018

Our church was well represented when 20 volunteers served at the Holy Grill during our recent week of service.   Volunteers from our church serve the daily lunchtime meal twice each year in rotation with volunteers of member congregations of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, which

Post date: Jun 4th 2018

    Our first service project especially planned to give children in Religious Education the opportunity to experience volunteer service along with their parents was a great success. Four UCBR families prepared "Bags of Hope" at the St. Vincent de Paul dining room on May 12.