St. Gilbert 2014 Vacation Bible School NEWS!
The children, volunteers, and families of SonTreasure Island VBS collected:
- Over 700 canned items (soup, fruit, vegetables, rice, PB&J) for the St. Vincent de Paul and Catholic Charities pantries
- $400 toward FilterPure® Water filters to provide up to 30 Liters of clean water per day to 8 families in Haiti for 5 years.
- $200 given to our sharing parish, St. Benedict the African in Chicago to be used to help their children and families.
- $175 contributed to the new St. Gilbert Processional Cross.
- AND, our Art Camp campers, created 30 baby blankets to be donated to Aid for Women of Lake County and 30 art bags to be donated to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for hospitalized children.
Thank you to everyone for the wonderful generosity! These donations help feed the poor, allow families in Haiti to have clean water, assist our sharing parish in Chicago, and contribute to the beauty of our worship space.
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