St. Vincent de Paul has been busy we assembled 200/Easter Baskets for the children at St. Peters, St. Mary’s and St. Marks. We just delivered 50/hams to St. Peters and St. Marks and gave our food allotment to St. Mary’s. We just delivered 500/cases of water to Watkins downtown to the homeless on the street, the Knights of Columbus was generous with a donation of $750 towards the water, we will continue to furnish them water through the summer. We are about to start our summer food drive. Bags will be distributed April 11-12 and SVdP truck will be here to pick the food on April 18-19. The food banks around the valley are low this time of the year. Please be generous with your non-perishable, unopened food. OFE training for new Vencentians will be the weekend of May 9th and 16th from 8-2 p.m. in the Great Hall. Want to come to our meetings? 1st and third Tuesdays at 6:45 pm. in the Great Hall
We will be starting our School Supply Drive end of July 1st week of August for St. Peters, St. Mary’s and St. Marks. Our 5th Sunday collection in August.
Our President Rich Gray, Treasurer Lorraine Novotny and Spiritual Advisor Gloria Kishen finished their 2/terms in that position. We congratulate them on a job well done, replacing them is Pat Arendt, as President, Larry Birlin as Co President and Bill Phalen as the new treasurer and Diane Gray as our new Spiritual Advisor.
- Food Drive April 18-19th
- 5th Sunday collections are scheduled for August
- Our school drive August 1st and 2nd
- We also started”Help your Neighbor Program”.
And always thank you for being good shepherds and sharing. God Bless.
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