It’s that time of year to once again apply for the Catherine Kennedy Foundation grant. CKF is a local charity that helps non-profit organizations involved in providing services to improve the general health and welfare of the elderly. The Foundation
Each year, during the Lenten season, several of our church ministries participate in Friday evening stations of the cross. When Sister Isaac was here, she was always the one to host the first gathering, and we are continuing with that
This week I’d like to mention a few areas where I can use some help:
It’s been a couple years since we’ve published a brochure. It was in the works the month the hurricane hit, and we’ve never gotten back to
This past week, I had the opportunity to attend a Field Fair at UNCW’s School of Social Service. It was a chance for organizations like ours to present themselves to the students who are looking to careers as Social Workers.
Most of the guests we serve at the Center are very grateful for anything we are able to provide to them. We elicit smiles when we find them a nice outfit or a warm coat or a comforter or pots
Lots of things to be thankful for at the Center:
One young man had failed to pick up his Christmas gifts for his family on the day of our distribution. I had a message from him on my phone a couple
This past week we were recipients of a wonderful gift from another parish. It was a result of one of their Christmas activities.
St Thomas More is a parish in Chapel Hill NC. I received a call in mid-December informing me
The Center is back at full speed after the holidays. We all needed the break, but it’s good to be back to work. The holiday season was quite a challenge, working long hours to accomplish everything we did but after
Thank you to everyone that helped to put love and cheer into the lives of so many with all of our Christmas projects.
We provided a full Christmas to 30 families: several items of clothing and gifts for each child, a
Things have been busier than ever at the Center. This past week, we hosted our Christmas Room. The Knights of Columbus allowed us to turn their social room into our gift center. When parents came in for services, their volunteer