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Outreach – Local Food Pantries / Clothing

 Food Pantry Outreach

Help Us Can Hunger!

Our Food Pantry continues throughout the summer because hunger doesn’t take a vacation. We hope that you, our generous parishioners will continue to support our Food Pantry with canned goods, non-perishable foods and toiletries. Our volunteers will continue to collect the donations and divide them between our area food bank/pantry facilities.

Some donation suggestions include: peanut butter, jelly, crackers, raisins, dried fruit, canned fruit, cereal bars and macaroni and cheese. Families with school age children will love this and anything else that we donate. Thank you for your continued generosity and we hope you have a fabulous summer!

~ The Food Pantry Ministry ~

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Our Daily Bread (ODB) Sunday

July 29, 2018

 Our Daily Bread (ODB) is a free food program sponsored by Catholic Charities. It has been providing daily, a hot nutritious lunch, 365 days a year, from 10:30am—12:30pm. ODB has never closed a day since it began in 1981. OLG supplies the casseroles, transportation and volunteers whenever there is a 5th Sunday in a month. Our next service date is Sunday, July 29, 2018.

¨ Prepare the easy “Zippy Beef” casserole (aluminum pan and recipe provided). Pans will be distributed the weekends of July 14/15 and 21/22, 2018

¨ Return FROZEN casserole on Sunday, July 29 between the hours of 8:15am and 8:45am on the church parking lot

The delicious casseroles are easy to prepare then freeze. Make one for ODB and one for your family supper. The minimum age to volunteer to serve is 14 years old and must be accompanied by an adult. Age 15 and up may come alone. If you have any questions OR would like to volunteer to serve or drive, please contact Marie Crook at mariecrook17@gmail.com, (410) 357-5099 (home), or (410) 302-3608 (cell). Take the opportunity to involve your family, no matter their age, in the preparing the casserole or food shopping. Other items needed at ODB: commercial size canned vegetables or fruit, tea bags, sugar, family size macaroni and cheese, dish detergent, large cans of spaghetti sauce, large bags of rice and pasta, condiments, salad dressing, salt and pepper, peanut butter, jelly, fresh sandwich rolls or bagels, cookies, cooking spray, brown lunch bags, sandwich size zip lock bags, paper towels or toilet tissue.

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Clothing Outreach

Our Lady of Grace Outreach members are currently assisting in the collection and organization of clothing and household goods at Assisi House. 

Ministering to those in need in Baltimore City with free clothing and food, Assisi House is located at St. Patrick’s Church in Fells Point.

These community members are in dire need of items you may have too many of, which can help them meet their basic needs.

Each month, we will collect some specific items which are needed, helping you minimize and simply your life in the process. 

Look for upcoming items to be posted in the near future.