Food & Supply Donation Drives
Each year we support many different groups through Food and Supply Drives. We have biannual food drives for both Our Lady of the Rosary and CPO. We also hold a yearly School Supply Drive and Migrant Ministry Drive. We support multiple organizations and families as well with our yearly Advent Giving Tree.
Advent Giving Tree
Parishioners take ornaments from the Giving Trees (virtually during COVID) that express the need of a particular ministry. These gifts are then returned to the parish, picked up by ministry leaders of multiple Justice and Peace ministries, and distributed to those most in need in our community. Through this annual Giving Tree, we are feeding the hungry, providing clothes to the needy, offering prayers of solidarity, and providing hospitality.
November 22nd-December 9th
Collection of backpacks and school supplies benefitting children in Grades K-12 through: Passage Home,
Inter-faith Food Shuttle and Our Lady of the Rosary Parish.
July 25th & 26th and Aug 1st & 2nd
Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Food Drive
Every year we host 2 food drives to stock the food pantry for CPO which is the largest food pantry in Wake County. Families or individuals can receive one week’s worth of groceries.
February 6th & 7th (Bag Pickup) and February 13th & 14th ; February 20th & 21st (Food Drop off)
September 11th & 12th (Bag Pickup) and September 18th & 19th ; September 25th & 26th (Food Drop off)
Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Ongoing Collection
We have collection bins in Clare Hall (near the parish office) and are continually collecting infant and children’s clothing items (sizes infant-6T), maternity clothes, children’s books, egg cartons (12 egg only), plastic & paper grocery bags, and toiletries.
Migrant Ministry Supply Drive
In collaboration with TFS during Catholic Schools week we collect items to prepare to support migrant workers who will be here during the summer months.
January 30th & 31st & February 6th & 7th
Our Lady of the Rosary Food Drive
Every year we host 2 food drives to stock the food pantry for Our Lady of the Rosary parish in rural North Carolina.
May 1st & 2nd (Bag Pickup) & May 8th & 9th (Food Drop off)
November 13th & 14th (Bag Pickup) & November 20th & 21st (Food Drop off)