June 17, 2022

Service project set for June 19 as part of launch of National Eucharistic Revival

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Archdiocese of Indianapolis Catholic Charities and the Indianapolis Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be assembling hygiene care packages at the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Catholic Center, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis, during the Faith, Family and Service Festival from 1-4 p.m. on June 19 as part of the launch of the National Eucharistic Revival.

The packages will be distributed to those in need through the archdiocese’s five Catholic Charities locations, including Holy Family Shelter and the Crisis Office, both in Indianapolis; Marie’s Community Distribution Center in New Albany; and Ryves Youth Center in Terre Haute. They will also be distributed by St. Vincent de Paul ministries in Indianapolis, including Beggars for the Poor and the organization’s food pantries.

Items needed include:

  • toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
  • deodorant
  • bar soap
  • shampoo (12 ounces or smaller)
  • body powder
  • feminine hygiene products

Please bring items to the service project or consider collecting items in advance at your parish, then stay and help assemble the hygiene care packages.

For questions or more information, contact Theresa Chamblee at tchamblee@archindy.org or 317-236-1404. †
 

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