By Jessica Able and Marnie McAllister, Record Staff Catholic churches, schools and organizations have spent Advent helping other people prepare for Christmas through acts of service, making donations and spending time with people in need. Among the organizations that have benefitted from these efforts are Sister Visitor Center’s Christmas Giveaway and the Society of St. […]
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By Brooke Hasch, LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — A Louisville shelter and soup kitchen says it’s seeing a record number of people walk through its doors this holiday season. The last few months have brought in an extra 2,000 people needing food and a place a sleep. Staff at Saint Vincent de Paul say the donations just aren’t […]
Published Dec. 15, 2013 by WLKY.com Parents were allowed to pick out toys and clothes for their children. There were dolls, games, books, movies and sports equipment. Donations came from area parishes and companies. Organizers expected to serve about 1,000 children. “We get the names from Boys and Girls clubs, Volunteers of America and various parishes here in […]
By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Local charities that distribute toys and food to families in need are experiencing some need of their own this Christmas season.