Thanks to all for our very successful 5th Annual Mitzvah Day! Our thanks to God for the beautiful weather first of all. Thank you to the 300+ volunteers who engaged in 28 activities and service sites. Your generosity and flexibility was amazing. Thank you to all those who donated blood or attempted to give blood, a total of 41 pints was given. Thanks to all who prayed for us for the success of the day.
We also thank the committee which organized the day: Jan Cote, Mary Horvath, Deb Celhar, Andy Hunt, Eva Vitello, Cathy Staines, Barbara Long, Carla Spates, Ann Landau, and Pat Slater. Thanks to Deb Gardner-Lozado who organized the potluck and thanks to the potluck helpers. Thanks to Joy Pearl who did data entry and Ben DiPaolo, her back up.
Thank you to those who donated gift cards and cash to help out with food and supplies for the service sites. Thanks to those who donated toiletries, craft items. socks and cell phones.
A special thanks to Third Base Sports who donated our Mitzvah t-shirts and Eric Danver of Papa John's who donated our lunch pizzas.
We are grateful for a parish where this type of activity can happen. The ground is tilled all year through ongoing generosity and compassionate care. Thank you.