Unitarian Community Fund

Under this program, supported by the American Project Harvest Hope in partnership with Odorheiu Secuiesc Community Foundation, the Unitarian rural communities from Transylvania received a grant of $40,000. Fourteen Unitarian communities received about a $3,000 grant. Currently they interpret the projects accounts and report their realization.

The communities are rightly proud of the following achievements (the already accounted projects are on the list):
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  • At Firtosváralja a new van was bought to help the village’s caretaker service.
  • At Bözöd the roof of Bözödi György’s birth house was repaired and the new part of this house gives place for the congregation’s meetings.
  • At Pálpataka a room was renovated to give place for craftsman trainings.
  • At Szind the presbytery was renovated and later it gave place for Confirmand’s camp, Music camp and Sunday school camp.
  • At Gyepes a community center was created with an arbor, playground and the youth club’s tools were upgraded too.
  • At Jobbágyfalva a community house was built near the Unitarian church. Free English courses had begun before the school started. The English Conversation Club was formed.
  • At Városfalva a public space was landscaped with evergreens and benches.
  • At Firtosmartonos the congregation hall was renovated, furnished and equipped with office supplies. This hall gives place for services during the winter.
  • At Kőrispatak the congregation house was renovated and furnished. After the heating starts the congregation meetings and trainings will begin.

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The completed projects are in accordance with the goal of the grants. Besides the material support, the team building and the voluntary work had its particular harvest.

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