Our Fellowship met the requirements of the UUA Green Sanctuary Program,
and we received our Accreditation certificate at the 2009 General
Assembly in Salt Lake City.
Congratulations to all who played a part. Now the work begins!
Green Sanctuary Meetings
We are about being good stewards of our home. If you are
interested in helping to stop global warming, in helping to make our
world a better place, please join us. We meet the first Monday of each
month. All are welcome. You can sign up for our email list by
contacting Wanda Jennings at
Let's Make BUUF Greener
BUUF is equipped with boxes to recycle. Please use them
and continue to recycle at home as well.
Environmentally friendly, non-toxic kitchen supplies have
been purchased. Please use these and do not bring in others. If these supplies
are low, please contact Wanda Jennings, 362-7563 or
For copying please consider using both sides of the paper, using smaller
margins, and reusing paper. Thanks for all you are doing to help our
Habitat for Humanity Build Scheduled for October
One of the larger projects we did toward getting our accreditation
was helping the Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity in building their
first "green" house, awarded the U.S. Green Building Council's
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
rating of Platinum. With our continued help they will be "thinking
green" in all of their new homes.
Thanks to your generosity, BUUF donated $1000 to the
Boise Valley Habitat for
Humanity as our April 2009 Outreach. If you would like to
contribute your time and effort as well, we will need 10 people to help
build a home on Saturday, October 10, and again on Saturday,
October 17. No experience is necessary. We will also need someone
to provide lunch for 25 people (our own volunteers and others) on both
To reserve your space please contact
Wanda Jennings @ 362-7563 or
Habitat's ReStore sells new and used residential home improvement
materials for that summer do-it-yourself project at prices up to 50%
below retail. All proceeds support Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity in
building affordable housing in Ada County. ReStore is located at Five
Mile and Overland. Volunteers are needed to help in the store, and the
store accepts donations of new and used building and home improvement
materials that are clean and in working condition. Call ReStore at
If you live in the west end of the valley, the Canyon County Habitat for
Humanity office, along with its ReStore, is located at 5214 E.
Cleveland Blvd., Suite C, in Caldwell, phone 459-1758.