Charity Drive

ST. EDMUND OF CANTERBURY PARISH: FAMILY BINGO

Join us Saturday, February 11 at 6pm for Family Bingo (105 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield). Cards are $1.00 each. Hot dogs, snacks and drinks will be available at reasonable prizes. Proceeds to benefit the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Contact the office at 514-695-7100.

 

ASCENSION OF OUR LORD PARISH: THANKSGIVING PROJECT

This year our parish will celebrate Thanksgiving by donating non-perishable foods to St. Willibrord Food Bank. During the next two weekends, October 10-11 and October 17-18, you are invited to bring a bag filled with non-perishable foods to church at our 5pm Saturday Mass or 10:30am Sunday Mass (375 Kitchener Ave., Westmount). Canned tuna, salmon, ham, chicken, soups, vegetables, juices, coffee, tea as well as cereal, pasta and rice are always needed, but any non-perishable item will be greatly appreciated. Contact the office at 514-932-3131.

Benedict Labre House: Donations for BLH Guests

To keep our house running, supplies are continually needed throughout the year. In order to meet the needs in the coming months, your donations of the following items would be deeply appreciated: men’s underwear, socks, shoes, knapsacks, sleeping bags, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, soaps, razors, and deodorant. To find out more about Benedict Labre House, visit http://www.benedictlabre.org/newsite/. We thank you in advance for your support. Please call ahead for drop-offs. Contact the office at 514-937-5973 or kprojean@benedictlabre.org.

Nazareth House: Donations for Anne’s House

We want to help the residents of Anne’s House feel beautiful from head to soul. For those of you who have nail polish, make up samples, hair dye and soaps and would like to donate, we know 30 wonderful ladies who would greatly appreciate these products. To find out more about Anne’s House, visit http://maison-nazareth-house.com/annesshouse/. Thank you for the support! Please call ahead for drop-offs. Contact the office at 514-933-6916.

Annunciation Parish: Baby Shower Item Drive for Expectant Mothers

From now through to the end of May, in honour of Mother’s Day, we are asking for donations of new or gently-used baby clothes and layettes as well as baby products such as soaps, wipes, diapers, etc. Please deposit items in the boxes placed at the main entrance of the church (75 Roosevelt Ave., Town of Mount Royal) during office hours or after our weekend Masses: 5pm Saturdays and 10am Sundays. If you have larger items to donate, please call the parish office first. All items will be donated to an organization which assists women in crisis pregnancies. Contact the office at 514-738-1080 or info@annunciationparish.ca.

St. Aloysius Parish: Item Drive for Herstreet (La rue des femmes)

For the first time H.O.P.E., along with St. Aloysius Parish, will be helping Herstreet, a non-profit organization involved in helping homeless women and women in distress. H.O.P.E. will be collecting items such as toiletries, any new or slightly used clothing, shoes and boots, as well as utensils and plates for the women at Herstreet. Over the next three Sundays, April 19, April 26 and May 3 following the 9:30am Mass at Ste-Louise-de-Marillac Church (7901 Ste-Claire St., Montreal), boxes will be available at the back of the church to collect the items. If you wish to donate at another time during the week, please contact our office at 514-351-3281 or hope@saintaloysius.ca to arrange a drop-off appointment at the St. Aloysius Parish Centre (8402 de Marseille St., Montreal).

Good Friday Blood Drive

Sponsored by Archbishop Christian Lépine on Good Friday, April 3 from 10am-6pm at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral (1110 Mansfield St., Montreal) near Bonaventure Metro. The Archbishop will be present at 12:30pm. Please bring an ID Card with you.