The Outreach Committee meets at
7:30 the first Wednesday evening of each month.
of the committee is to be involved in helping both in and beyond
Outreach Committee is involved in:
1. The Mary Street
School Breakfast Program which provides a nourishing breakfast to
children who would otherwise do without.
of food and personal care products donated by parish members.
the Angel Tree Gift Bag program at Christmas.
and delivery of mittens, scarves and hats from the “Mitten”
Tree” to needy area schools.
and tabulating the A&P tapes for Simcoe Hall Settlement House.
socks for the needy with Canadian Tire money.
of pop tabs.
8. Sending birthday
and Christmas cards to residents with mental health problems who
reside at St. George’s House in Toronto.
of meal tickets one day a week.
of Outreach Funds to the following:
– Men’s Hostel
- YWCA –transitional
housing for women, teens and children
- Denise House
– a shelter and safe haven for abused women and children
- Gate 3:16
– a Christian counseling and drop-in centre for men, women
- Simcoe Hall
Settlement House – delivers programs and services to contribute
to the wellness of needy individuals and families and provides
a food bank
- Durham Outlook
for the Needy – umbrella organization for St. Vincent’s
Chaplaincy – ongoing ministry for those in hospital and
- World Vision
– sponsorship of a 10 year old girl from Tanzania. We recently
donated $100 to help stock a medical clinic. The $100 pays for
the shipping of $1500 of medical supplies donated by a pharmaceutical
World Relief Fund – to support current world disasters
Bags for the Angel Tree program
for Simcoe Hall Settlement House
scarves and hats for the “mitten tree
Church Groups Participate in Outreach by:
- Serving at
St. Vincent’s Kitchen
Meals on Wheels
special meals at St. George’s for the homeless
- Making teddy
bears for Third World countries and for Alzheimer patients
parishioners who are in hospital, nursing homes or confined to
their own homes
in the Open Door program to welcome visitors to our church each
weekday between 11:30 and 1:30
- Playing the
chimes on a daily basis
altar flowers to various places
are always welcome to join the Outreach Committee.
If interested please contact Catherine Lofsky or Lynda Flegg by
leaving a message at Cowan House: 905–723-7875.