C. Aubrey McWatt engages in volunteer service activities that assist community minded organizations and individuals in fullfilling their mission. Below are institutions and people that his efforts help support.
First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County
Photograph by Nick Romanenko
Volunteer service activity includes providing food for the homeless, assisting their integration in society and instituting / supporting programs that raise funds to help the Fellowship fulfill its mission of “Nurturing Spiritual Journeys and Expanding Social Justice.” Proceeds help underwrite ongoing commitments to initiatives such as NORWESCAP, Habitat for Humanity and Interfaith Hospitality Network.
Hawa Salih, a 28 year old Sudanese, tortured for speaking out against human rights abuses, is a beneficiary of the Humanity and Interfaith Hospitality Network. She was presented a Woman of Courage Award in a White House ceremony in 2012. Hawa is close to our family as we, with others, help her fulfill her mission to seek justice in human relations and prevent abuse against women. At left, Hawa at a Soroptimist International Inc., ceremony to receive the 2013 Ruby Award that honors women whose work has had a significant impact on other women. Hawa needs additional sponsors of her work.
Bucks County Playhouse
The Bucks County Playhouse, located in New Hope, PA was once known as "America’s Most Famous Summer Theatre" . The theater opened in 1939, after having been converted from a mill and is vibrant throughout the year, bringing numerous high caliber performances to the commuity. Volunteer services rendered includes ushering patrons at play performances and assisting benefit events that raise funds to support the playhouse.
The town of Milford, New Jersey is located on the Delaware River in the western portion of Hunterdon County. The Borough dates to the mid 18th century and Milford retains much of its historical landscape and architecture. The photograph is of The Ship Inn, one of the many historic buildings in Milford. Volunteer activity for the Milford Alive project involves organizing events that support the arts and historical heritage of the area, including hands-on participation of children and youth in artistic endeavors.