COORDINATING THE NORTH SHORE’S HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE TO THE MIGRANT CRISIS
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Saint Francis Xavier School Gym
808 Linden Avenue
Wilmette, IL. 60091
DOORS OPEN AT 6:30. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY AS WE WILL START PROMPTLY AT 7.
Join us for a nonpartisan, interfaith, communitywide event to learn more about the buses arriving in the North Shore from Texas, and how our north suburban communities can come together to respond.
Featuring speeches from local faith leaders, civic groups, elected officials, and an interview by Sandra Torres (as seen on NBC 5 / Telemundo) with some newcomers themselves.
Free to attend but please register below and bring a suggested donation of new, unopened hygiene items (diapers, wipes, maxi pads, soap, shampoo, toothbrushes & toothpaste), gift cards, or Ventra transit cards. To donate funds to support local volunteer efforts, click here.
Volunteers are needed to help with Soup and Stations during the Friday evenings during Lent. Three volunteers are being asked to bring a pot of meatless soup. Volunteers would arrive at 5:45PM to set up the Community Room at St. Joseph and guests start arriving at 6:30PM for soup, stations begin at 7:30PM.
We need three volunteers to bring soups and two additional volunteers to help set up, serve and clean up.
Please visit www.signupgenius.com to review available slots and sign up.
Join the Saints Joseph Francis Xavier Parish and Master Planning Team for a Community Presentation of the Saints JFX One Plan on March 11th at the SFX Gymnasium. The SJFX One Plan is a cohesive master plan for the Parish that will serve as a long-term vision and investment strategy to guide improvement and maintenance of the Parish’s internal and external facilities.
The presentation will begin at 6:30pm followed by a chance to explore summary exhibits with similar information and opportunities to help the Parish prioritize improvements. The Planning Team, Steering Committee, and Parish leadership will be available to answer questions!
Saturday February 24 after 5:00 pm Mass
at 6:00 pm in
St. Joseph School
1740 Lake Ave, Wilmette
Hosted by the Saints JFX Women’s Club to benefit SPRED –
religious education for special needs children/adults
Cost: $15 per person with $60 max per family
(includes one bingo card, pizza, soft drinks & cookies)
Additional bingo cards: $5.00 for 5 cards
Please B-1 a prize donator! unused toys, books, games, gift cards, etc.
Donations may be dropped off at the SJ rectory.
Click HERE for PDF and QR Code
Click HERE to sign up OR pay at the door
Questions? Call Marion Kahle at 847-769-9619
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