REVERSE COLLECTION IS HERE!

Won’t you join us as our parish supports these organizations during the Advent season? If you missed choosing an organization to support at Mass, just view the lists below to help you decide how you can help.

  • St. Vincent de Paul: Online monetary donations; click HERE to donate
  • Faith in Action: Forever postage stamps, office supply gift cards, gas gift cards (for volunteer drivers) and reams of copier paper
  • St. Nicholas Charity on Wheels: toilet paper, paper towels, blankets of any kind, laundry detergent, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, disinfecting wipes and cleaning products
  • Christ Child Society of Central Illinois: diapers (size 1), baby wipes, infant socks, infant hats, Onesies (0-3 months), baby blankets, sleepers (NB-3 months), misc. baby items
  • Salvation Army Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter: laundry soap pods, disinfecting wipes, hoodies (adult sizes, men & women), underwear (men & women), disposable coffee cups, jeans (size 29, 30, 32 most needed), 55-gallon trash bags, Walmart/Sam’s Club gift cards, reams of copier paper, wrapped plasticware sets

You can drop off your donations between now and Dec. 12th in the decorated boxes in the parish hallway. We thank you ahead of time for your generosity! Questions, contact either jana@stpatrickmerna.org or bobbi@stpatrickmerna.org