November 16, 2018

Spirit of Service nominations and volunteers for Christmas Store needed

Catholic Charities Indianapolis is calling for volunteers at its Christmas Store, and for nominations for the 2019 Spirit of Service Awards.

The Christmas Store, located in the Xavier Building at 1435 N. Illinois St., in Indianapolis, is seeking volunteers to help more than 700 needy families shop for Christmas gifts and clothing for their children.

The store will be open on Nov. 27, 28 and 30, and Dec. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7-9, 12, 14-16 and 18. Volunteers are needed for the following shifts: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., noon-4 p.m. and 4-7:30 p.m.

To sign up or to learn more about the Christmas Store, visit

Nominations are being accepted through Nov. 30 for the 2019 Spirit of Service adult and youth/young adult awards.

Candidates should be individuals who, through the giving of their time, talents and treasures in a volunteer capacity, have made significant contributions to the community.

The awards will be presented at the 21st Annual Spirit of Service Dinner and Benefit to be held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St., in Indianapolis, on April 30, 2019.

Nomination forms and guidelines can be found at

Completed nominations should be sent to the attention of Cheri Bush by mail to 1400 North Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202, by fax to 317-261-3375, or by e-mail to †

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