The Community Action Committee (CAC) provides outreach to socially responsible institutions  and programs that align with Beacon’s covenance and with a current valid 501c3 designation by supplying funds from Share the Plate and when appropriate to help designated agencies meet their goals. 

Share the Plate

~ This Month’s Share the Plate Partner ~

Beacon’s community partner for January – March 2023 is


For January-March 2023, Beacon UU will Share the Plate with Sharon Manor operating under Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona. Sharon Manor serves “homeless survivors of domestic violence and their children on their journey out of violence and poverty and into economic independence, safety, health, and self-sufficiency.”

Since 1999, Sharon Manor has served over 1500 homeless women and their children. It does not function as a shelter, but offers housing for up to two years. Programs include trauma-informed comprehensive one-to-one case management, housing, credit counseling, pre-purchase assistance for housing, and foreclosure prevention.

Undesignated contributions to the Sunday service offerings above $300 will be presented to Sharon Manor. Nominations for 501c3 agencies can be made through a form located in the office manager’s office. CAC members are Katy Grant, Susan Patrick and Lynda L. Dorweiler.  For more information, please email the CAC chair.

Past Share the Plate Partners