SOCIAL JUSTICE & OUTREACH
Immediate need for Anna's House
Anna's House is in need of single-serve meals such as microwavable Chef Boyarde entrees. Please drop your donations in the buckets at the church entrances and thank you for your kindness.
Immediate need for Birthline
Birthline is in immediate need of newborn diapers— sizes 3, 4, 5 Please drop them in the crib at the back of church. As a reminder Birthline cannot take large furniture, including cribs (portable cribs are accepted). Please donate furniture and large cribs to St.Vincent DePaul at 1201 E Maryland downtown (687-1006). In addition, Birthline cannot take car seats or bumper pads. These items can be donated to Goodwill. Thank you for all your generous donations.
Immediate need for St. Vincent de Paul
St. Vincent de Paul has an immediate need for underwear for boys and for men in small/medium sizes. Please drop off your donations in the containers at the entrances to church or use the new dropbox in the parking lot.
SVDP Dropbox for Clothing/Shoes donations
During these winter months, please remember that there are many folks in our community who can use your gently used warm clothing and shoes. Simply drop your donations in the new SVDP box conveniently located in the parking lot near the rectory. Thank you for your generosity!
Ongoing: Food Items
Parishioners are also asked to donate any of the food items listed below anytime. Canned foods such as: chili, stews, soups, vegetables, fruits, spaghetti and sauce, cereal, oats, peanut butter and jelly, cake mixes, icings. There is also a need for laundry detergent. Please place your donations in the containers by the church entrances. Thanks for your generosity!
Prayer Shawls available for sick/homebound
St. Jude’s new Prayer Shawl Ministry has lovingly handmade prayer shawls for parishioners or their loved ones who are sick or homebound. If you know someone who might benefit from one of these blessed shawls, please stop by the Parish Center or the Welcome Center in the Narthex to pick one up and deliver it to a person in need.
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Food items always needed: canned foods such as meats, sweet potatoes, fruit, chili, stews, soups, fish, peas, boxed mashed potatoes, spaghetti & sauce, cereal, oats, cake mixes and icings.
St. Vincent de Paul Helpline: 317-687-0169
Pick-up or Donation Line: 317-687-1006
SOUTH DEANERY SUBSTANCE ABUSE MINISTRY (S.A.M.)
If you have been affected, directly or indirectly, by drugs or alcohol, the Substance Abuse Ministry (SAM) wants to help. Tim Shackelford is available at 317-626-8293, email@example.com, and Diane Shackelford is at 317-372-1525, firstname.lastname@example.org.