We are continuing the tradition of helping those in need in our community this Thanksgiving season. We will again be collecting and distributing $50 Cub Foods gift cards that will cover the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for a family of four. The gift cards will be inserted into Thanksgiving greeting cards for distribution to various agencies in our community.
Ways to Help (On or before November 15)
1. Monetary donation. This is the preferred method of donating to the 2022 Thanksgiving Basket project, and you will receive a record of your donation on your year end tax statement from Mary Mother. For a donation by check, write “November Outreach” in the memo line and drop the check in the collection basket during Mass, bring it to the Parish Office, or mail it to Mary Mother. You may donate any amount online using a credit card, by selecting “November Outreach” on our “Give” section of the website, www.mmotc.org.
2. Sponsor a family by donating a CUB Foods gift card. You may purchase and donate Cub Foods gift card(s) in the amount of $50, and drop the check in the collection basket during Mass, or in the donation drop slot at the Parish Office. $50 covers the cost of a Thanksgiving meal for a family of four. Please note that due to IRS guidelines, the Parish can not credit your yearly Parish giving record for the purchase of CUB gift cards.
3. Thanksgiving card: Reach out to a family this Thanksgiving by making a Thanksgiving card. We will be collecting homemade cards to carry our warm wishes and prayers to families along with the CUB gift card. Your family is invited to make a card – or cards - to send blessings on another family this Thanksgiving. You can make it as simple or as decorative as you wish. Use “handprint turkeys”, doilies and lace, stickers, plenty of colored markers or crayons – orange, green, brown. All those things that remind you of our traditional “baskets.” You may also donate purchased greeting cards! Please, include an envelope with the card, but do not seal it. Cards can be dropped at the Parish Office or in the collection baskets in the Atrium. Please do NOT put CUB gift cards in the Thanksgiving greeting cards.
4. Pray: For the family receiving this help.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!
Parish office hours:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Friday: Closed
We need donations and/or cards on or before November 15
For more information, contact Nancy Arbogast, 952-890-0045, [email protected]