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There are several ongoing initiatives in our community. These include:
- Sponsorship of a refugee family from Syria
- The Knights of Columbus provide food hampers to families in need, seasonally
- The Catholic Women's League has initiated a "RECYCLE AND REUSE" program which supports many organizations. No shipping costs are incurred for any of the initiatives thanks to the support of partner organizations. Items collected include:
- Used Postage Stamps (sent to the Redemptorist Priests). One Used Postage Stamp feeds one hungry child for one day.
- Eyeglasses (sent to Medical Ministry International Canada; for to doctors in Developing Countries)
- Pop Tabs: for Clifford Bowey School, Ottawa. (sold by weight to purchase much-needed equipment for special needs students).
- Milk bags: (turned into sleeping mats and wrapped around medical supplies/equipment and sent to Developing Countries