Compassionate Community Service

Putting Feet to Our Prayers

Unity San Diego's outreach, provides opportunities for our congregation to contribute to the well-being of others locally and globally.

  • Mission: To inspire and engage Unity San Diego in compassionate connection with the local and global community through generosity, service, and understanding.
  • Vision: A connected, compassionate community serving together to meet needs and empower people.

To get more information about our current projects or to get on the Community Service email list, please contact

We look forward to your participation with our team as we answer the call to assist those in need. Our support for the following organizations and the general public comes in many forms:

  • Fundraising for specific events
  • Delivering and serving meals to the homeless
  • Providing donations such as shoes, coats, school supplies and food.

Compassionate Community Service Activities

El Nido Project

Update October, 2020
Approximately the last week of October 2020 or early November, a team of 6 volunteers is needed to move furniture and boxes of household goods to the apartment. They will also make beds and clean all dishes and pots and pans.
There are currently only 2 families living in a 11-unit complex. Maintenance workers are inside apartments being refurbished and work Monday to Friday, 9-4 pm.
Only one congregation at a time will be moving items to an apartment. The new family will not be present when the furniture is delivered.
We will follow these guidelines which will be given to each volunteer:
  •  Names and phone numbers of volunteers will be taken.
  • All will wear masks and gloves.
  • Hand sanitizer is available.
  • Frequent handwashing is advised.
  • Social Distancing of 6 feet will be followed as they climb the stairs and work inside the apartment.
  • Windows and door openings will be open for good air flow. Ceiling fans can be on also.
We will need a driver for a 15 ft. U-Haul truck, 3 strong persons to load and unload and carry furniture and boxes upstairs.
We need 2 persons to wash dishes, make beds and prepare the apt for occupancy.
Please email Aline King, if you can help.
Please contact Aline King at 
With grateful thanks for your service!

Angels in the Wings

Working together as loving and compassionate volunteers, Angels in the Wings: Arranges the Necessary Gifts to Enrich the Lives of those in our church family who are in need, creating and sharing abundance and love. The Angels in the Wings are loving individuals with a variety of talents who wait “in the wings” until their services are required, and then step forward to assist members of our church family in need.


Stuffed Toy Drive

We collect stuffed toys for blessing and distribution in December.  Please bring in your stuffed animals to share.  During Sunday services hold them, bless them, and bless the children who will receive them.


Feeding San Diego

When you give to Feeding San Diego, every dollar stays here in the community, providing meals for kids, adults, and families in San Diego County. In fact, every $1 provides 4 meals ... that's enough to feed a family! So please give generously, because together, we can solve hunger.


Neighborhood House Association Head Start

Head Start is a federally-funded child development program designed to help break the cycle of poverty by providing preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. Head Start’s approach is that the parent is the child’s primary educator and that the entire family, as well as the community, must be involved in guiding and nurturing the child. Over the past four decades, Head Start has touched the lives of more than 250,000 low-income preschool children and families at more than 140 locations in San Diego County.



Interfaith Shelter

Unity San Diego participates each year for a two week period during the Interfaith Shelter Network. This Network of spiritual groups of many faiths each year sponsors shelters in eight regions of San Diego County during the months of October to April. The network provides shelter for about 250 people a year during that time frame, and allows each person a stay up to eight weeks. The network consists of 120 congregations, with 67 hosting shelters in two-week rotations for up to 12 people a night. Making the network operate year-round would require 26 more hosts in each of its seven branches countywide, or 182 more participants. Unity San Diego provides meals and housing for 12 persons usually the last week in March and the first week in April.  It takes approximately 60 volunteers to provide evening meals, sleep overnight and host on weekends.  Many volunteers find great rewards in this service.