Our Lady of the Rosary Food Drive
We host 2 food drives a year to benefit a community of folks struggling to put food on their table every week near Our Lady of the Rosary parish in Louisburg, NC. Louisburg is a rural community where approximately 24% of the population live below the poverty line. The Our Lady of the Rosary food pantry is the only food pantry in this area and serves over 100 families each day it is open. It is quite a privilege to have the resources to continue to help this community each year, thank you for all of your past support!
Pick up your Bags after all Masses on April 30th and May 1st.
Please drop your bags off to the truck the on Saturday, May 7th (5:15-6:45pm) and Sunday, May 8th (7:00am-1:00pm or 5:15-6:45pm)
Grocery list of needs:
Rice and maseca flour, cans of tomatoes, vegetables and fruit. Cans of meat, soup and spaghetti sauce. Boxes of cereal, macaroni and cheese. Pasta, bags of rice and dried beans. Peanut butter, jelly, fruit juice, and wipes.
Financial Donation Option
And if you’d rather not shop you Can Drop off a check (made out to Our Lady of Rosary) to:
-the truck during the food drop off hours OR
-the gold slot at the Welcome Cetner.
You can donate thru your Faith Direct Account at this link: https://membership.faithdirect.net/givenow/NC674/42816
Volunteers are needed
We are seeking volunteers (families, adults & youth) to collect and/or load a truck
with the Our Lady of The Rosary food donations for
“one hour and ten minutes time slots”.
If you want to bring more family/friends you are welcome to do that. It is requested that all volunteers report to the truck in our parking lot at your allotted time, and kindly receive grocery bags from parishioners, and place them in the bins located in the truck. Please wear a mask and social distance!