Merciful Harvest November 14th

Posted October 20, 2015
Merciful Harvest reminders
Merciful Harvest -November 14th

Each year St. Theresa Parish hosts over 200 needy families  (900 individuals) to share God’s mercy and love.  Participants are  given breakfast, groceries, warm clothing, and coats.  Please  count your blessings and share with those in need  in our community.  Help us to make this year’s event even more  successful through your donations and support!

 

Volunteers

Without Volunteers, Merciful Harvest Would Not Be Possible
Please consider offering your time for this wonderful event.  There are many needs including:

  • Spanish translators
  • Set up helpers
  • Clean up helpers
  • Floor helpers on November 14th
  • Table servers on November 14th
  • Greeters and runners on Novermber 14th
  • Help with clothing
  • Please go to this link to sign up to help with Merciful Harvest: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4ea9a82aa6fb6-merciful or visit the parish website www.sainttheresaparish.com under Outreach/Merciful Harvest.

STTACK Dates

October 25th & November 8th

Teens needed to help hang, sort and tag clothing for families in need. Bring a friend. Pizza served afterwards.

DONATE GENTLY USED CLOTHING
If you have any gently used WINTER COATS, JEANS, HOODIES, OR OTHER WARM CLOTHING in children’s, teen, or adult sizes, please consider donating them to this worthwhile cause.
Clothing may be dropped off at the church on STTACK Sundays only.

Gathering of Leaves

Look for Trees with Leaves of Mercy  Near Church Exits
Gather as many Leaves of Mercy as you would like, and purchase the item written on each leaf.  Items will be used to help needy individuals and families at Merciful Harvest.
Items may be left in the Divine Mercy boxes at the rear of the church. Please place all gift cards and checks in the black lock box in the back of the church near the water fountain. Please return all items by Nov. 8th.

Help Feed a Family

Fill a Reusable Grocery Bag with the Following Items and Return to the Church No Later Than November 8th

  • 1 box cereal
  • 1 box of Bisquick Pancake Mix
  • 1 (48 oz.) plastic bottle of oil
  • 1 (10 oz.) can of chicken or  1 can of Vienna Sausages
  • 2 lb. bag of rice
  • Beans ( 1 lb.) bag or (14 oz.) can

Approximate cost per filled bag is $20.

Additional items needed

Hats, Scarves, Gloves, Socks, and Tee Shirts   On your next trip to Costco, Sam’s Club, WalMart, or Target, consider picking up a package or two of SOCKS, and / or TEE SHIRTS in children, teen, and adult sizes. Please note that the items above must be NEW.

HATS, GLOVES, and SCARVES in adult and children sizes are also needed, and can be new or gently used (please wash used items).

These items will be given out at Merciful Harvest. Items may be left in the Divine Mercy boxes at the rear of the church.