March 2019
Will You Be a Part of
 U-Nite 2019?
Whether you are a UA network participant, a UAGive donor, a UAServe volunteer, someone who works with us or you simply want to learn more about UA, please know this:

Together we make a greater impact.

Join us as we celebrate this exciting truth by connecting with one another, receiving nourishment from great food and inspiring words, and unifying for an optional time of prayer and worship.

Date:  Friday, April 26, 2019

Time:  6:00-8:00pm

6:00-7:00pm // networking reception with live music

7:00-7:30pm // guest speaker  Romanita Hairston-Overstreet

7:30-8:00pm // prayer and worship

Location:  Upward Hartford
2nd floor, Mezzanine Level
20 Church Street, Hartford, CT
(in the Stilts Building)

Validated parking available in adjacent MAT garage between the Stilts Building and Hartford Stage. Please bring parking ticket into event.

This event is free and open to all.  Registration is required.
featured news
2018 UA Annual Report

As we reflect on 2018, we are grateful for your partnership and the significant milestones we achieved together! 

Click below to get an exclusive first look at our 2018 annual report (view in full screen mode for best results).
Urban Alliance at a Glance
Looking for a resource that describes Urban Alliance at a glance? Want to share about UA with others?

Click the button below to view or download our new overview flyer.
network news
Learning Community Recaps
Last month, 23 people from 14 churches and organizations gathered at Urban Alliance for the Next Generation learning community
to discuss the importance and benefits of building relationships and collaborating with other organizations to leverage their strengths and increase their impact.

At the Thrive learning community, 8 people from 7 churches and organizations learned about the critical role temperament plays in the social-emotional health of a child and how the compatibility between a caregiver's parenting style and their child's temperament may affect their relationship.

Click the button below to view upcoming learning community dates for all five Urban Alliance initiatives on the 2019 Urban Alliance event calendar.
Featured Program
Development Opportunities
Your church or organization can develop stronger community programs with Urban Alliance support through these opportunities:
donor news
UAGive Donor Profile:
Julie DeLucca-Collins
For Julie DeLucca-Collins, being a UAGive donor is an intentional expression of her faith.

“I want people to know that I donate because I am committed to serving and giving my time and talent,” she shared. “I am passionate about helping young and old alike.”

Having first learned about Urban Alliance at a UAGive Get Stuffed for Good event, she was quickly impressed and inspired to give...

"There are so many organizations in..."
Will Your Employer Match Your UAGive Donation?
We are grateful for the $1,000 matching gift we received from Arthur J. Gallagher (thanks, Bill Lindberg )!

Did you know that only 9% of employees participate in their employer's matching gift programs?
That's right! There are literally billions of dollars being left on the table—$6-$10 billion—that could be making an impact in our local community.

Find out if your employer will match your donations to UA by clicking the button below.
volunteer news
UAServe Volunteers Share Their Experiences
"We truly enjoy serving with Street Church. It has been the perfect fit and we couldn't be happier. We are so grateful that you helped us to make the connection."

- Beth Hopkins, UAServe volunteer at Church Army USA

"I think this is one of the best volunteer experiences I have ever had. It shall be fulfilling and enriching as well as offer me an opportunity to be a better and productive person."

- Allan Induswe, UAServe volunteer at Grace Lutheran Church 's basic needs program
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Volunteer Opportunities