Your help is needed!

Our goal: 450 complete Thanksgiving dinner baskets and supplemental monetary support for local families in need!


Turkey donations:

Turkeys can be dropped off in front of the Avila Room:

  • Saturday November 10 from 9:00-12:00Noon
  • Thursday November 15 from 5:00-7:00PM
  • Saturday November 17 from 8:30-10:00AM


Holiday Trimmings:

Non-perishables can be dropped off in the Loaves & Fishes bins at the doors of the church any time or at the Avila Room:

  • Thursday November 15 between 5:00PM and 7:00PM
  • Saturday November 17 between 8:30AM and 10:00AM

We especially need:

·      48 oz. Bottled Juice ·      13 oz Can or Jar of Turkey Gravy
·      13 oz Box of Instant Mashed Potatoes ·      15 oz Can of Cranberry Sauce
·      40 oz Can of Yams ·      15 oz can of Corn
·      6 oz Box of Stuffing Mix ·      15 oz can of Green Beans
·      15 oz Canned Fruit ·      Package of Cookies


Volunteers are needed to pack baskets and assist with distribution at the Avila Room. Help is needed as follows:

  • Thursday November 15 from 5:00-7:00PM (sort food / prepare bags)
  • Saturday November 17 from 8:30-10:00AM (distribution)


Monetary donations

Donations can be dropped in the Sunday collection baskets or dropped off at the rectory.
Please make checks payable to St. Teresa’s – Loaves and Fishes.



Patricia Bell

Description of Ministry – Loaves & Fishes is a long-standing outreach at St Teresa’s to help the local needy. We maintain a food pantry in the basement of the church and stock non-perishable food items for weekly distribution to approximately 50 local families. The food comes from donations from our parishioners as well as the many local food drives that take place throughout the year. Volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis to pack the bags of food, distribute the bags, oversee the pantry, stock the pantry, and qualify the patrons.  We also run two large food drives at Thanksgiving and Christmas to feed over 400 area families.  Volunteers are needed to pack and distribute turkeys and bags of food.  Volunteers needed on a weekly basis.