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KofC Baby Bottle Fundraiser

Knights of Columbus Baby Bottle Fundraiser for Old St. Mary's Pregnancy Center

Bottles will be handed out the weekend of: April 2-3.
Bottles will be collected on the following 2 weekends: April 9-10 and April 16-17.

Again this year, the Again this year, the Knights of Columbus are organizing a Baby Bottle Fundraiser to benefit the Pregnancy Care Center at Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church located in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati. Over the last five years, St. Gertrude parishioners have generously donated over $30,000 to help Old St. Mary’s provide education and care for women during and after pregnancy.

Teri Huwel, the Director of the center, shares how these funds are used to support their mission:

“Our mission at Old St. Mary’s Pregnancy Center is to save the lives of unborn children and help their moms with material supplies. Also, our counseling and daily Bible study (well attended) helps with evangelization.

Some of the items we provide: diapers, pull-ups, baby wipes, baby lotion, baby oil, baby wash, baby shampoo, Vaseline, Qtips, bottles, training cups, umbrella strollers, car seats, pack-n- plays, baby carriers, clothing (size newborn to 6T).

We also have a Newborn Baby Packet Program, where moms receive a large bag of much needed items, after attending a class. ”

Fundraiser Details
The Knights will be handing out Baby Bottles after all Masses on the weekend of Divine Mercy Sunday, April 2 and 3. Please fill the bottles with change, currency, or checks; then bring them back when you attend Mass on one of the following two weekends: April 9-10 or April 16-17. Or, you can return filled bottles to the Parish Office.

The Knights will distribute 100% of funds raised to Old St. Mary’s on behalf of St. Gertrude Parish. We thank you in advance for your generous support of life!

Date(s): 
Apr 2 2016 - 4:30pm - Apr 3 2016 - 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Stewardship