Catholic Charities Needs Event Volunteers

Groups or individuals are invited to help with two important ministry events in early August:

Helping Hands of St. Louis Shoe Fest – Sat., Aug. 5, 9 a.m. – Noon, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH Helping Hands of St. Louis and Samaritan’s Feet are partnering again for the 4th Annual Shoe Fest, to help disadvantaged youth start the school year on the right foot. Hundreds of pairs of new shoes, socks, and school supplies are provided to children in need.

Volunteer Roles: 5-8 volunteers are needed for event set up on Fri., Aug. 4, Noon – 3 p.m. 20-25 volunteers are needed on Sat., Aug. 5, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist with the event, arts and crafts activities, and clean up.

La Posada Picnic – Mon., Aug. 7, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Walbridge Park, 2761 Broadway St., Toledo, OH An end of summer picnic for La Posada residents and families who have been served in the past. Food, games for kids, fun, and more.

Volunteer Roles: Volunteers are needed to help with set up or provide positive activities for kids ages 4- 14: arts and crafts, face painting, story reading, and group games.

Helping Hands of St. Louis Ministries Need Volunteers

This Catholic Charities ministry is looking for volunteers in our clothing center, soup kitchen (maintenance), the community garden, and grounds crew. We are also looking for a volunteer driver to help run errands.

Helping Hands of St. Louis annually provides meals, groceries, and clothing to nearly 8,000 hungry men, women and children and distributes over 800 hygiene kits to homeless and food insecure families.

Our volunteers are worth their weight in gold! We couldn’t do what we do without you!

When: Various times, but the greatest needs are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, from 9 a.m. – Noon.

Volunteers are also needed the third Saturday of each month.

Where: Helping Hands of Saint Louis, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH 43605

Contact: Michael Szuberla, Catholic Charities Volunteer Coordinator, to volunteer or get more event details at or 419-214-4950 (office) or 862-202-6577 (cell)

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