St. Edward CCW
President - Jan Bot -
Secretary - Caren Buysse
Treasurer - Juanita Bot - 872-6545
CCW NEWS: Council of Catholic Women will have a meeting, Monday, April 8th at 7 pm in the Knights Hall. All women of our parish are encouraged to attend!
- St. Edward’s Council of Catholic Women and the Knights of Columbus are sponsoring their annual Lenten food collection. Nonperishable food items may be placed in boxes at the front door of the church or at the side door. Food shelf donations will be split between the Marshall Food Shelf and the Lincoln County Food Shelf @ Ivanhoe. Be sure that no food items are expired. Needed food items include: pouches that contain mashed potatoes, noodles, rice, etc; Any bean products, pork and beans, chili beans, dry beans, etc.; Chunky & creamed soups. Potatoes; Peanut Butter. Stew. Tuna Juices; Ramen noodles. Applesauce. Puddings, Tomato products. Hamburger helper, Pasta -plain or whole-wheat, Cereal, Any canned or boxed items, Paper products personal care items. Cash donations are always welcome. Cash may be placed in an envelope that is marked “food shelf” and dropped in the collection basket; or dropped off at the parish office.
Thank you for your generosity as we help those who are less fortunate.
- Little Dresses for Africa
Ladies will again be sewing Little Dresses for Africa. I have a good supply of fabric, trim and lace, and patterns. Please call me to obtain the supplies you need- 872-6696.
Sewers from Minneota, Ghent, and Wilno sewed 155 dresses in 2018.
Little Dresses will be due to me by April 14, 2019. For more information, or to obtain supplies, please call me @ 872- 6696. Thanks for your help with this project.
CCW Legislative Committee: Congress is working to schedule a vote on a ill that will end tax payer funding for Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood opposes this legislation claiming that they provide needed services.
1. There are 9000 plus health care centers where low income women can receive care apart from Planned Parenthood
2. Planned parenthood performs 175 abortions for every adoption referral
3. Planned Parenthood afiliates agreed to a $4 million dollar settlement for Medicare fraud
HEARTLAND GIRLS RANCH
Spring and Summer Items needed:
- -croquet sets, Frisbees, bocci ball, soccer balls, outside dice games etc.
*They are looking for outdoor games that encourage exercise. Any other games for outside play is greatly appreciated. Monetary donations are also welcome.
NEW miscellaneous items needed:
--Ladies summer T- shirts. (small, medium, large), Socks, Tennis shoes, sandals, Caps, sun hats, or visors, Sunscreen, Chapstick or lip-gloss, make up, female hygiene supplies, Sun glasses, scrap book supplies
There is a collection tub in the back of the church for these items. Thank you in advance for your generosity.