Author Archives: Caroline Ehmann

November’s Service Project – Northern IL Food Bank

Two groups of Ladies and their gentlemen volunteered at the Northern IL Food Bank (NIFB) on November 8th and 17th. The first group helped pack 1,950 pounds of apples into 5 pound bags. It reportedly was a great workout! The … Continue reading

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2,200 Apple Pies Made by Pies by the Guys

Several Ladies Auxiliary members helped at the Pies by the Guys fundraiser. It is quite an operation starting at 6:30 am until 2 pm. About half of the pies went to other KOC councils – who were also there to … Continue reading

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Loaves & Fishes Service Project

On Monday, September 19, 2022, members of the Ladies Auxiliary help prepare Layered Chicken Enchilada Casserole and served approximately 180 meals for the St. Patrick Parish Loaves & Fishes Ministry.

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Donation in Memory of Cheryl and Sandy

In loving memory of Cheryl Balleto and Sandy Smith, a $300 donation was made to Lazarus House. This is the equivalent of a day of service for 2 shelter guests. At Lazarus House, our mission is to offer guests connected … Continue reading

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$300 Donation to Corbella Clinic’s Material Assistance Fund

For many years the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary has supported Corbella Clinic with quarterly diaper donations and fleece blankets at Christmas.  Now that the clinic has changed their donation policy, we are pleased to make a $300 donation to … Continue reading

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Ladies Providing Lunch for SJN Garage Build

One of our main activities is supporting the Knights of Columbus in their endeavors. For the last two weekends in July, the Knights built a 2 car garage for St. John Neumann. Now, the ladies could have joined in with … Continue reading

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Donated Raffle Basket to KofC “Never Give Up on Life” Memorial Golf Outing/Fundraiser

This year, Julia Cooper donated a Melin Golf hat to the basket. The cap was included with our normal collection of coffees, coffee liqueurs, cookies and candy. Thanks to Charity Davis for putting this basket together for the Ladies Auxiliary. … Continue reading

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2022 Charity Garden Market raised $3,800

This fundraiser can not be held with just a person or committee, it needs our community.  Thank you for volunteering Friday and/or Saturday, May 6/7th to set-up, unload the truck, pick orders, greet our customers, man the overstock area, collect … Continue reading

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April’s Shred Event – A welcome site

After the Covid hiatus, Beaver Shredding returned to the Crane Road parking lot just after tax day. Our supporters generously gave over $900 in a free-will donation. Thank you to those that came out. Also, a big thank you to … Continue reading

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$2,150 Total Donated to Mercy for the Starving

The Auxiliary matched member’s personal donations up to $750.  Members donated $1,400.  Our $2,150 donation will purchase nearly 9,000 nutritious MannaPack™ meals and helped bring the 2-day service project event to St. Patrick Crane Road Church.

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