Event:      Dinner at Capital City Rescue

Date:      Monday, May 27 and Wednesday, June 5

Join in prepping, serving and cleaning up after a meal for the folks who reside at the CCRM.  Join parishioner, Dan Jason, on Monday, May 27 and Wednesday, June 5 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:      HATAS Feed and Read Program

Date:       Wednesday, June 5

Join us on Wednesday, June 5 from 6-8:00 pm to pack lunches for kids and families in need in Albany schools. We will meet at the Capital Region Furniture Bank at 5 Anderson Drive in Albany NY.  RSVP to Liz at service@stpiusxloudonville.org if you can help.

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Event:    Regional Food Bank

Date:    Monday, June 3

Join us to sort food and other items for the Regional Food Bank on Monday, June 3 from 6-8:00 pm.  We will meet at the Food Bank at 965 Albany Shaker Road Latham NY  12110.

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Event:    Capital Roots Garden

Date:    Saturday, June 8

Join us on Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to work in Capital Roots’ Produce Project Farm located at 216 8th Street Troy, NY.  Come ready with work clothes and close-toed shoes.  We work rain or shine…if not in the fields, in their two hoop houses.  RSVP to Liz  at (518) 462-1336 or service@stpiusxloudonville.org if you can help out and learn the good they do in helping to alleviate food insecurity and access to healthy food options for Albany.

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Event:      Spring/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 spring/summer hospitality events.  The next date where help is needed is June 9. Hospitality for Pentecost and International Day will be after the 10:00 am Mass only, so help is needed between 9:30 am and 1:00 pm.  Contact Carm Turpin  at cturpin55@gmail.com if you can help out.

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Love to Drive?  Looking for a New Opportunities to Serve?

  • The Schuyler Inn, located at 575 Broadway, Menands, NY  12204, in conjunction with Albany County Department of the Aging is in need of volunteer drivers to help deliver meals to seniors living in Albany County.  Volunteer routes and days vary.   Volunteer opportunities are generally available Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Drivers can use their own vehicle or one provided through the program.  Volunteers can shadow a current driver to see if it is the right “volunteer fit”.   Training is provided.  Meals are picked up at the Schuyler Inn, already labeled and in order of delivery with a route sheet with addresses.  Consider pairing up with a friend to serve!  They are in particular need of  drivers on Thursday and Friday mornings in Latham and one on Wednesday mornings in Colonie.   Volunteer drivers may be the only person they see in a day!  A wonderful opportunity to deliver a healthy meal and share a friendly “hello” with our seniors.  Contact Liz Jelstrom at (518) 462-1336 or service@stpiusxloudonville.org for more information!
  • The Capital Region Furniture Bank needs drivers

    • Who know the Capital Region or can use GPS
    • Can operate a 16 ft. box truck (CDL license NOT required)
    • Can volunteer 4-6 hours a week
  • USCRI (US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants): Help newly arrived refugees to settle and succeed in Albany.  These future citizens need mentors and advocates to help them to adjust to and thrive in our community.  This is a great opportunity for retired parishioners to make a real difference in  a family’s life. There are many ways to help. A commitment of 4 hours per week for 6 months is needed.  Contact parishioner Donna Bedard for more information on how you can help.  Donna.L.Bedard@gmail.com or 518-368-7139.

 

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