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Category: Hunger & Housing
Start Date: February 4, 2019
Hello generous friends, family, & web browsers !
The renovation of the former school building is going WELL. Our new 'grocery store' pantry is up and running. We now have a CLASSROOM-sized WALK-IN Fridge/Freezer !!!
My running shoes are back on & my coach Shaun T. of the Insanity workout series is preparing me for this year's 2019 Shamrock Shuffle 8K race.
Please help me reach my goal and help this great cause: round two of developing our outreach center !
Thank you in advance for your generous prayers & support. Please send me any prayer requests you may have-- I would love to pray for them especially as I train!
Team Mission of Our Lady of the Angels will be fundraising through the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Shamrock Shuffle!
Mission of Our Lady of the Angels exists to provide material and spiritual support to the West Humboldt Park, Chicago- one of the most challenged neighborhoods in the United States. The Mission feeds about 1000 families a month, provides additional material and pastoral support to families, youth, and senior citizens, and, most importantly, brings the love of Christ to a neighborhood desperately in need of hope.
Funds will be used to complete the renovation of the Mission's new outreach center to the poor in West Humboldt Park, Chicago. The new outreach center will provide the very needed space for the Mission's donation storage/ distribution, a handicapped accessible kitchen/ dining room, meeting space for neighborhood and retreat groups, and a 60+ bedroom retreat center for volunteers and retreat guests.
Information about the Mission at www.missionola.com
Information about the outreach center renovation project at https://missionola.com/school.html
We need your help to complete this project! Be part of the miracle that is TEAM OLA!
The Mission is a 501(c)(3) and relies entirely on the donations of private donors.