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United Voices for Children 5th Sunday Appeal

Since 1979, Northern Illinois congregations have provided more than $1 million to support United Voices for Children’s affiliated agencies—Kids Above AllMYSI and Rosecrance—through the Fifth Sunday Appeal.

Congregations participate by inviting their members to give to a special offering on the fifth Sunday of any month. Through this collaborative giving effort, United Methodist congregations of all sizes can make a real difference in the lives of at-risk children, youth and families. 

Congregations send in gifts they receive for UVC to the Northern Illinois Conference Treasurer’s Office along with other apportionment and benevolence funds. The Treasurer’s Office deposits the 5th Sunday funds to UVC’s account. Gifts designated for UVC can be indicated with a fund code of 778 or simply by writing “for United Voices for Children.”

Contact for more information on how your congregation can participate in the Fifth Sunday Appeal OR to order special offering envelopes at no charge. When ordering envelopes, indicate the quantity needed and the address for shipping.

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