Category Archives: Service Project

$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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Rockford Walk for Life 2022 Sponsorship

Knights of Columbus 12497 and the Ladies Auxiliary made a $100 contribution to sponsor the Rockford Walk for Life on January 15, 2022.  St. Patrick chartered a bus for all those that wanted to stand up for the unborn.  We … Continue reading

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The Return of Breakfast with Santa (with KCIC Poster Contest)

Webmaster Elf Ann DeMartino shares:  Breakfast with Santa was very well attended!  Tons of kids participated in the poster contest, along with the arts & crafts.  Check out the photos on our website Gallery. Everything was perfectly set up in the morning … Continue reading

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2020 Drive-by Santa / Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest Winners

Sunday, December 13 was a special day for 80+ children who got to see and hear Santa from afar after the Crane Road 8 am and 9:30 am masses. Contest Rules Congratulations to our Council 12497 winners! Ages 5-7 — … Continue reading

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$1,787 Contributed to Mercy for the Starving 2020

The Auxiliary matched member’s personal donations up to $750.  Members donated $1,037.  Our $1,787 donation will purchase 7,447 nutritious MannaPack™ meals and helped bring the 2-day service project event to St. Patrick Crane Road Church. Dempsey Hall was transformed from … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois Food Bank Volunteers packed 3,600 pounds of potatoes

Providing 3,000 meals to hungry neighbors.  And good for you, too!  Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature’s unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene.

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We are 2-for-2 for the gravy bulk room assignment!

This year there were 3 teams of 7, the Ladies Auxiliary group and one other group, that bagged and sealed 1,957 bags of powdered gravy for the Thanksgiving boxes.

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Another Successful Habitat for Humanity Project

November 3rd Project Day was supported by 5 Ladies, family and friends.  They hung drywall on the ceiling of all places. Remember, no construction experience is required, just a willing heart!  

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