WOMEN’S CLUB UPDATE

Holy Cross Women’s Club 2016-2017 Activities

September- Collected $2465.00 for OLPH cancer home
October – Hosted Parish-wide Square Dance – raised over $800
November – Collected Socks & Gloves for Men’s shelter
December – Hosted Advent Evening of Reflection
December – Collected Toys for Networks Christmas store
December – Provided personal gifts for 2 large needy families
December – Some members volunteered at NET Food pantry
December – Some members worked at Networks Christmas store
January – Collected 80 backpacks for Totes2Tots
February – Hosted Brunch for teens attending DC Pro Life march
February – Provided 95 bags of toiletries for Women Vets
February – Organized a Retreat to Shrine of Most Blessed Sacrament in AL
March – Collected Baby items for Birthright, St Vincent de Paul, Assistance League, and the Burmese community
April – Some members helped with Easter egg hunt
April – Some members helped with Mass & Dash
May – Collected over $1200 in Change  for Girls Home in Bolivia
June – Paid $800 for a Bus for Burmese to Eucharistic Congress
June – Hosted a Coffee House event for the Parish and raised $700
Throughout the year, some members also:
Learned to make Rosaries
Sewed Prayer Blankets
Prayed with the Intercessory prayer group
Sewed Prayer Squares for military
Joined Book Clubs
Provided Food, food and more food

These past 9 months, our parish has been beyond generous in backing these Women’s Club projects and causes. We hope that more women will join us in September to build the community even more.

Being part of Women’s Club gives you a chance to:

*  Get involved in your parish
*  Meet women who share your faith, struggles, challenges, and joys
*  Enjoy fun activities with other women and families
*  Pray with and for those in need
*  Be of service to our community
*  Share your gifts and talents with others

To share ideas, contact new Co-Presidents, Angela Perry  perry5fam@comcast.net or Pam Beason  pambeason@comcast.net

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