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
Our Thanksgiving project was a huge success. I was truly overwhelmed by the number of responses I received from people that wanted to participate by sponsoring a family, donating funds, shopping for me, helping with preparations, doing deliveries and handing
The Center has been extremely busy for the last several weeks. We’ve been bringing on lots of new volunteers and I’m really pleased with all the responses to my pleas for help – we really need to build up the
Last week, I discussed our Giving Tree project. This week, I’ll talk about two other efforts – our Christmas Room and the shoebox project for Yesterday’s Children.
As I mentioned last week, we try to help about 35 families with ‘a
We’ve been busy for a few weeks organizing our Thanksgiving project; I’m really pleased with all the people that have contacted me to ‘adopt’ a family and provide them with a basket. As usual, St Mary School and staff, St
We were recently treated to a visit from our namesake, Sister Isaac; it was great to have her spend the week with us. She jumped right in, helping to serve those in need, as well as socializing with volunteers and
We are very dependent on the Foodbank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for much of our food supply. Our local branch is located here in Wilmington and we work very closely with them. We receive monthly shipments of our
Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting with 6 people that wanted to learn more about the Center, and to find out about volunteer opportunities. We met after Sunday mass in the morning which worked out great – our