Dinner for City Gospel Mission | June 7th

We are seeking donations and several volunteers for to help to prepare and serve food on Sunday, June 7th. We would love for you to join us! We meet at SMOY between 5:05 and 5:15 pm and carpool together. For this month we are using the same simple menu as last time, please see the sign up genius for listed items and to sign up. Items should be dropped off by Noon on June 7th and placed in marked boxes in the Gathering Space or placed in the refrigerator in the Hospitality Suite (if perishable). Please clearly mark the items for CGM. Item sizes and quantities are recommended but close substitutions are absolutely fine.

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St. Vincent de Paul - Neighbors Helping Neighbors

During the difficult times that our country is facing during the Covid-19 Pandemic, SvDP is here to help. Our Society at St. Margaret of York is also “Parishioners Helping Parishioners”. Many of our clients reside within the boundaries of our parish and have been helped by SvDP for the past 14 years.

Our outreach and support programs are available to all of our parishioners as well. Our call-in Help Line is completely confidential and secure. We offer limited financial support as well as non-perishable food items from our pantry to those in need. If you, or a parishioner you know, or someone in need you know who lives in our parish boundary needs financial or food assistance please contact our help line.  

Call (513) 697-3100 and follow the prompts to leave a message. One of our trained staff members will return your call within 24 hours. Only trained SvDP staff members hear and respond to your message. Your message remains confidential and secure.  

Please remember that our outreach program is also “Parishioners Helping Parishioners”. We are here to help.

SMOY Shares

SMOY Shares is an initiative to collect and deliver to Kings Local Food Pantry and POP LIFE Food Pantry weekly throughout June. If donations are plentiful, we will continue into the summer. 

Collection bins will be outside of the hospitality room.

THIS WEEK'S PRIMARY NEEDS :

POP LIFE Food Pantry

  • Body wash
  • Cereal
  • Jelly
  • Coffee
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish detergent Hot Chocolate
  • Ensure
  • Canned chili
  • Depends in size Large
  • Pull up diapers any size

Kings Local Food Pantry

  • Paper Towels & Tissue Paper
  • Deodorant & Bath Soap
  • Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Bar Soap & Body Wash
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Diapers & Baby Wipes
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Dish Soap & Laundry Detergent
  • Cleaning Supplies

Tamar's Place is in Need

We are currently giving bags of food and hygiene items to men and women who are homeless while also helping our clients get into treatment and housing at Tamar's place.

We need cotton cloth to make masks for the us at Tamar’s and the  Sisters and  staff at St. Clare convent (Franciscan Sisters of the Poor).

We also need:
• sandwich bread, meat and cheese
• snacks like potato chips little debbies
• body wash, shampoo and lotions
• rubbing alcohol
• Lysol wipes
• box juices/pouches
• coffee
• bottle water
• single use kool aid packets.

Please contact Karen Rizzo at 513-324-9449 (call or text) or email at karizzo50@gmail.com.  Karen will meet you or arrange a drop off.  

Food For All

Hunger exists in our communities. Catholic Charities Food For All program helps to provide access to food to those who need it most. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the pantries are changing to drive through pantries and we could use your help! Additionally, the program is looking for t-shirts that will be used to make reusable tote bags.

For more information, to serve, or donate please contact:

April Hoak | ahoak@ccswoh.org | 513.672.3720.

Archdiocese Prison Ministry | Seeking Volunteers

A new program, Bridges To Life, starting in August at Warren Correctional and Dayton Correctional institutions. This 14-week program is aimed at healing the incarcerated and the victims of crime. We are looking for volunteers who can show up consistently and are willing to facilitate discussions. Space is limited to a team of 12. Please don’t hesitate to apply!

More Info or to Apply Contact:

Marty Arlinghaus | marlinghaus@catholiccincinnati.org.