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CARITAS, Oct. 10-16

CARITAS - October 10-16, 2015

We are hosting homeless families for the week of October 10-16, providing lodging and meals for 7 nights. We are looking for small groups and volunteers to help us serve these families. Here’s how you can serve:

1. Prepare and serve a meal
Details: 1-2 volunteers to plan menu; 10 volunteers to help prepare and serve the meal. Needed each night (7 total) from Saturday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 16. 

2. Laundry
Details: 3-4 volunteers needed each day to take clothes home after dinner to clean and return by 5 pm the next day. Needed each night from Saturday, Oct. 10 through Thursday, Oct. 15

3. Stay overnight
Details: 2 male volunteers needed each night from Saturday, Oct. 10 through Thursday, Oct. 15 to stay with the families overnight in the Fellowship Hall

4. Set up
Details: 6 volunteers needed on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 9:00 am to unload and set up bedding for the families in the Basement for the families

5. Clean Up
Details: 6 volunteers needed to break down and clean up all beds and facilities in the Basement on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 8:00 am

To sign up for any of these serving opportunities, please email Ed Satterfield at 282-4645 or or signup in-person on Sundays either in the Fellowship Hall or in the Steeple Corridor

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CARITAS (Congregations Around Richmond Involved Involved to Assure Shelter) helps to break the cycles of homelessness and addiction in the Metro Richmond area so that people can lead stable lives. For more information about how you can give or volunteer, visit

Later Event: October 11
Newcomers Class