Social Action

 "Christ has no body but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes with which Christ looks compassion on the world"
-St. Theresa of Avila

 

Social Action Committee members standing behind the 33 backpacks we filled for LOVE 146
an organization that rescues children ages 13 to 18 who have been trafficked in Connecticut.

 


SOCIAL ACTION INFORMATION

Social Action Easter Bunny Sale
Social Action was going to sell Easter Bunnies on the weekend of March 28,29. Since there will not be Mass that weekend we will sell the Bunnies on the weekend of April 4,5( if Mass takes place)
 
Social Action Meeting
Our next meeting will take place on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM at St. Frances Cabrini Hall. If there is no Mass on the weekend of April 4, 5 then Social Action will not meet on April 6th.
 
A Note from NH Congregational Church
We offer our deep gratitude for your contribution of food to our pantry on Jan. 19th. You have filled our shelves with love and sustenance for our neighbors in need.

Note: All volunteers are urged to be Virtus Trained, please contact Patsy Glenn to sign up for the next training class.

Thank you everyone!

If you have any questions regarding Social Action you may contact Barbara Radigan at 203-239-7839 or Deacon Ron Bicknell at 203-239-7294

Social Action Committee Charitable Partners:

Amistad Catholic Workers - Safe haven and provider of meals to the Hill neighborhood of New Haven. A recipient of Parish food drive collections.

Columbus House Shelter - Homeless shelter in New Haven that provides housing and fosters personal development and independence.

Mary and Joseph's Place - A pregnancy support center in North Haven providing advice, referrals and resources to those in need.

Martha's Place - Located in New Haven, one of the few area homeless shelters specifically for single women.

North Haven Congregational Church - Houses the North Haven Food Bank. A recipient of the Parish food drive collections.

The Diaper Bank - Collection center in North Haven that distributes diapers throughout the North Haven area. Recipient of the Parish diaper donations.

Read to Grow - Connecticut Literacy program that provides books to children. Parish book drive donations are given to the Branford site.

Ronald McDonald House - Provides housing and support to families with sick children.

Samaritan's Purse - International relief organization. The Parish donates to the Operation Christmas Child Program.

Stevens Woods - Senior housing residence located in North Haven.