The Veterans hospital bingo social sponsored by the KofC was held on 4/8. This is a quarterly event. Thanks to the following IHM Knights who volunteered their time : Jon Gatta, Paul Hopkins, and Ed Connolly.
Mission: To provide services and needed help to the local community. Activities include Ronald McDonald House Dinner, Tootsie Roll Campaign, Souper Bowl Sunday, Special Olympics Soccer Challenge.
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Our ‘Souper Bowl’ food collection took place last weekend (2/5-6), and was very successful. Over 1000 pounds of non-perishables was collected and given to the Holy Rosary food pantry. Also $1300 was collected which will be presented to IHM Outreach
The Santa Maria Council was present in full force one night in December to help prepare Christmas stocking for our soldiers. We are proud to work with a wonderful local charity, Stockings for Soldiers. See below for the official statement
For Christmas, the council adopted 3 veterans families associated with the Elsmere Veterans Hospital. Over $500 in gifts were contributed to them.
Many thanks to those who facilitated and participated during our “2015 Tootsie Roll Drive“, Both: at the IHM Church Masses (April 25 & 26) and out at the Community Businesses (Saturday May 9) Outstanding Job! We had a very successful drive this year. Thanks to
The letter below shows how our church community works together to help those in need in our community. A special thanks to Kris VanRyper for all her efforts in this endeavor.
Thanks to all the Knights and their families who helped our campaign at the IHM Church to help those with Intellectual Disabilities. We collected over $1150. These donations along with those which we will collect on 5/9 at the various
Thank You note from Sister Catherine of the Holy Rosary Food Closet. We can all be proud of our efforts to help those in need.
This years ‘Souper Bowl’ food collection was another success. We collected over 1000 pounds of non-perishable food and $600 in donations. The food collected was delivered to the Holy Rosary food pantry, and Sister Catherine there was very appreciative of the help
The IHM Knights of Columbus annual ‘Souper Bowl Sunday’ food drive will be held before each Mass on Saturday 1/31/15 and Sunday 2/1/15 (Super Bowl Sunday). Donations of canned and other non-perishables foods will be collected in the IHM gathering area before each
Unfortunately, many of our veterans are in need of help to ensure a Merry Christmas for their families. Our Council has been asked to participate in the Knights of Columbus Veterans ‘Adopt-a-Family’ program. A family has been identified for us
As part of our ‘Kids Helping Kids’ campaign, the money collected was used for supporting our local community. In addition to distributing the coats collected and buying some new coats, the monies collected were given to IHM Outreach to help