Category Archives: Service Project

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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$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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