Thank You for Your Support!
- Donate online make your tax deductible donation with a credit card on Union's secure server - just select "Poverty Initiative" in the "Designation" pull-down menu after you enter the amount of your donation. You can make a one time or recurring donation (weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually).
- Become a Poverty Initiative sustainer today! Support our work with a monthly contribution of $10 each month in honor of 10 years of the Poverty Initiative. Or support us at the $5, $25, $50, or $100 per month level! Simply give online and select recurring gift.
- Checks payable to "Union Theological Seminary." Please enter "Poverty Initiative" in the memo line.
New York, NY 10027
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How Your Donation Helps:
$25 - study supplies for 1 Poverty Scholar or PI bible study participant
$50 - supports 1 complete Train-the Trainer kit of educational tools for a course held at Union, a local organization or congregation
$75 - provides 3 copies of Pedagogy of the Poor to Poverty Scholars
$100 - covers 2 days of supplies and activities for childcare for children and youth Poverty Scholars
$250 - helps with travel for Fellows to participate in on the ground activities of Poverty Scholars organizations for a semester
$500 - covers food, lodging, and supplies for one Poverty Scholar's participation in an intensive organizer exchange
$1,000 - covers travel for a Poverty Initiative delegation to spend 4 days with a congregation seeking to learn how to engage in the movement to end poverty
$2,000 - covers food, lodging, and supplies for 4 Poverty Scholars and Fellows participation in an intensive or
$5,000 - covers the cost of one-year of training for a low-income leader in our Poverty Scholars Program
$50,000 - Sponsors a week-long Leadership School for 100 religious and community leaders