How You Can Help
New school supplies can be dropped off in the marked boxes in the church narthex or the Parish Center lobby. Please drop off the supplies by Sunday, August 11. Items needed include: * Most Needed
- Backpacks ($5 backpacks purchased at Five Below are perfect) *
- Pencil bags/boxes *
- Pens (black, blue, and red)
- Scissors *
- Crayons *
- Glue (stick and bottle) *
- Erasers *
- Colored Markers *
- Colored pencils *
- Notebook paper (wide or college rule)
Shop at Five Below in Countryside on July 27-28 or August 3-4 and SJC will receive 5%back to buy more school supplies.
Sort the donations on Tuesday, August 13 at 7pm in the Parish Center
Volunteers are needed on the day of the event: Wednesday, August 14 from 8am-1pm. Adults, teens, families, and Confirmation candidates (with a parent or adult) are needed to help at this huge event. Volunteers will be setting up, unloading and organizing the food and school supplies, distributing, assisting the elderly, breaking down and cleaning up. Volunteers will carpool from the SJC parking lot at 7:30am and arrive at St. Gall for the volunteer sign-in and setup by 8:00am.
Contact our St. Gall Parish Outreach Rep, Cathy Pesch at (708) 246-0432 or (708) 975-0432 or call the Parish Center office to volunteer.