Social Concerns

Pope Francis: “As stewards of God’s creation, we are called to make the earth a beautiful garden for the human family. When we destroy our forests, ravage our soil, and pollute our seas, we betray that noble calling.”

Celebrate Earth Day: Use cloth shopping bags. Avoid plastic whenever possible.

Birthright Giving Tree: Please take a tag from the tree, and bring new or gently used maternity clothes, baby clothes up to 18 months, tiny baby toys (rattles, etc.) diapers. NO STUFFED ANIMALS! If you are expecting or have a baby, bring in outgrown maternity and baby clothes. You can pick up items of the next size at Birthright, 609 W. Birch, 529-8678. Volunteers always needed.

Feed the Hungry: Thank you for remembering to bring non-perishable food items and/or a check to BMAC Food Bank. Your donations are much needed and appreciated.

Tri-Parish Community Garden: Join Nancy Wenzel every 3rd Saturday through October to help. Official Facebook page: Or e-mail Nancy to be placed on an e-mail list, Produce grown is shared with local food banks.

Second Harvest Food Distribution: Kay Barga is again leading the effort to distribute much needed produce, Wednesday, June 1, 11 am-1pm. If you would like to help, contact Kay,

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