Event:     Dinner at Capital City Rescue

Date:     Monday, July 23, Wednesday, August 1 and Monday, August 27

Join in prepping, serving and cleaning up after a meal for the folks who reside at the CCRM.  Join parishioner, Dan Jason, on  Monday, July 23, Wednesday, August 1 and Monday, August 27 at 5:30 pm.  They will meet at the Mission, located at 259 South Pearl Street Albany NY  12202.  Please contact Dan at danielmjason@gmail.com or on his cell at (315) 416-1860 if you plan to join him.

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Event:    Compassion-in-Action’s Summer Fun Day

Date:     Tuesday, August 28

Join in serving up food, fun and fellowship for 200-400 residents who live in Albany’s West Hill neighborhood on CIA’s grounds at 553 Clinton Avenue, Albany NY on Tuesday, August 28 from 4-8:00 pm.  Game tables, craft tables, give-away tables, a bouncy-bounce and grill and drink stations.  Lots of opportunities to serve!  Come for all or part of the night!  Contact Liz at service@stpiusxloudonville.org if you plan to join us!

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Event:    Regional Food Bank of NENY

Date:       Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, August 22

Join us on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, August 22 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm to sort donations at the Regional  Food Bank.  Come ready to work and wear close-toed shoes.  We could use up to 20 volunteers.  Bring a friend or family member! Children must be accompanied by parents.  Plan to meet at the food bank located at 965 Albany Shaker Road Latham (parking lot adjacent to the building).  Contact Liz at service@stpiusxloudonville.org if you can help

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Event:    Circles of Mercy/SHS School Supplies

Date:     Sunday, August 12

Help sort items that come in for our Back to school collection for Circles of Mercy’s “Cate’s Kids Back to School Program” for Rensselaer students in need and Shaker High School’s supply cabinet and food pantry for kids in our very own North Colonie district in need.  Join us on Sunday, August 12 at 10:45 am in Conference Room B.  Items needed are listed in the bulletin starting this weekend!

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Event:      Schuyler Inn Summer Luau

Date:        Tuesday, August 14

On Tuesday, August 14, from 5-7 pm, we will be kicking off our sistering relationship with the Schuyler Inn Homeless Shelter in Menands by holding a summer luau for the residents there.  Plans are underway! Contact Liz Jelstrom at (518) 462-1336 or service@stpiusxloudonville.org if you would like to help out.  More details to follow!  Check the parish bulletin or website.

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Event:      Capital Roots Garden

Date:        Saturday, August 18

Join us to play in the dirt on Saturday, August 18  from 9:00 am – noon at the Capital Roots’ 8th Street Garden.  Weeding, planting seedlings, whatever needs to get done!  Wear work clothes and comfortable close-toed shoes.  Be ready to work rain or shine – they have two hoop houses!  We’ll meet at Capital Roots Produce Project: 261 8th Street Troy NY  12180. Contact Liz Jelstrom at (518) 462-1336 or email her at service@stpiusxloudonville.org if you can help!

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Event:      Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless Breakfast Tour

Date:        Monday, August 20

Please join us on Monday, August 20 from 8:00 – 9:00 am for an opportunity to tour the Albany Emergency Shelter and find out how IPH is making a difference in our community and how you can join the fight against homelessness.  Our very own St. Pius meal ministry team cooks a meal for the shelter once a month.  We will meet at IPH at 176 Sheridan Avenue Albany, NY.  Parking is available on the street and in the parking lot.  Come around to the front and buzz in.  Coffee and light assortment of breakfast foods served.  Hope to see you there!

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Event:      Summer Hospitality Clean-Up Crews

Date:        various

We are looking for men, women and teenagers who might be interested in helping before and after our upcoming 8:00 and 10:00 am summer hospitality events.  The next date where help is needed on July 22 and August 12 at 11:30 am.  Contact Carm Turpin  at cturpin55@gmail.com if you can help out.

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Event:       Share your gift of faith

Date:        ongoing

The Religious Ed Department is looking for teachers, helpers and aides for the fall 2018-2019 school year for the following grades: kindergarten, first, fourth and fifth.  No experience necessary, just a love of our Catholic faith!  Make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of our youth.  Call Ann Smith, Director of Religious Education at (518) 465-8068.

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