Local Support for Those in Need

A BIG thank you to all the Lourdes parishioners who have donated items for the Lenten Collection for the Homeless Shelter, given food and non-food items to our pantry closet, or given monies to the Food Pantry and the Outreach accounts.  During these trying times Lourdes was able to bless the following organizations:

From our Food Pantry Account $500.00 each to the following Food Pantries:
– Bettendorf Food Pantry
– St. James Lutheran Church Food Pantry
– First Baptist Church Bettendorf Food Pantry
– The Veteran’s Center Food Pantry

The Outreach Committee dispersed the following:
– $1,000 to Bettendorf’s CareLink program
– $500 to Cafe on the Vine
– Forty $50 gift cards from either Fareway or Hy-Vee to church and school families plus area families from the social worker at the Bettendorf Police Department

The Lenten Collection gave the following to Humility Homes for their Homeless Shelter and those they serve:
– 11 containers of coffee
– 2 containers of creamer
– 44 pairs of women underwear
– 7 men’s t-shirts
– 33 pairs of men’s socks
– 34 pairs of men’s underwear
– 15 pairs of women’s socks
– 4 toothbrushes & 4 tubes of toothpaste

Thank you for blessing those in need.