Category Archives: Service Project

Breakfast with Santa/Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

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Caroling at the Bickford

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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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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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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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