Sommer Humanitarian

The Sommer Family Humanitarian Fund


I wanted to take a few minutes of your time to tell you about our humanitarian program, “The Sommer Family Humanitarian Fund.” Since its humble beginnings at our conference in Clearwater, Florida, in 2006, our donations have helped changed lives.




Here are our 2016 donations:
$300.00 Chippewa Tribe
$300.00 Red Lake Tribe
$300.00 Coachella Mission
$800.00 Phoenix Rescue Mission
$500.00 UU Church of Ventura
$500.00 Woodbridge Homeless Outreach
$300.00 The Heifer Project
$300.00 Heifer Project-Water Purification
$500.00 Ministers in need
$750.00 Sisters of Today

Over the years, we have donated coats and clothing to North Dakota Native tribes and the Ventura Women’s Shelter; bought backpacks and school supplies for children in need; repaired cleft palates; helped to obtain eyeglasses for children; donated food to the USO; helped individual families in need; a women’s empowerment program; a no-kill dog rescue center; a children’s orphanage in Phoenix, sent personal care products to young women in Africa—the list goes on and on!

These gifts can only be given with the generosity of our members. Your donations are making the world a better place—You guys rock!!!!

Want to get even more involved?

Do you have a “close-to-the-heart” program that you want to submit for consideration? Are you helping someone? Let us know. Please contact us at madonnaministry@, to make your request or to let us know about your program. The committee meets quarterly to review applications and make recommendations to the board.