August 23, 2014
News

Latest Headlines

Dr. Norma Nowak, expert in human genomics, to speak at Canisius College

H&R Block opens enrollment for income tax course

Improving the lives of the mobility impaired

Daemen Convocation to welcome new students, open academic year

P.W. Singer, expert on 21st century warfare, to speak at Canisius College

ECIDA Board approves tax incentives for three projects

Gov. Cuomo announces recipients of $340 million in pre-kindergarten funding

New York League of Conservation Voters endorses Tim Kennedy for State Senate

Voclis Chamber Choir announces 13th season schedule

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue to visit Boulevard Mall to raise agility equipment funds

St. Marys clothing drive nets large result for the less fortunate

BY: Metro Source Staff | May 19, 2011

In spite of rainy weather last weekend, the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Mary of the Assumption Church collected an abundance of used clothes to be donated to the poor. An additional truck was needed to transport the donations from the church parking lot to the St. Vincent de Paul store in Buffalo.

Twice per year, the organization holds the clothing drive at St. Mary’s. According to Pastor Rev. Paul Steller, there is always a steady stream of people willing to lend a hand to the less fortunate in our area. 

“These donations are very important to the people who receive them,” expressed Fr. Steller. “Our community is very generous in its service to the poor, which is an important part of our call as followers of Christ.”

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is just one of over 50 active ministries at St. Mary’s. The next clothing drive will be held in the fall, and will be coordinated with a household goods drive by the Jr. Ladies of Charity. 

For additional information, call the rectory at 683-6445.

Add your Comments
Subject
Comments
Submit

Be the first to Comment