The Social Action Committee provides opportunities for parishioners to learn about, act on and advocate for issues relating to social justice within the context of Catholic Social Teaching.
CRS Rice Bowl Coordinating the education about CRS Rice Bowl Campaign including distribution and collections of Rice Bowls and education about the many people in need throughout our world who benefit from Catholic Relief Services.
Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Baskets Coordinating collection, sorting, packing and distribution of food for families in need at holidays.
Fair Trade Craft Sale Helping set up and selling items for annual Fair Trade Craft Sale in November.
Habitat for Humanity Coordinating parish sign-up for Habitat of Humanity of Marion County work days. Sharing of skills to build Habitat homes in Marion County.
End-of-Month Meals Baking cakes for meals served to low-income families at the end of the month.
Helping Hands Package donated items on twice-monthly "food days" (St. Anthony Catholic Church's month is January, but help is needed every month). Regular help is also needed sorting donated clothing.
School Supply Drive Collecting, sorting and distributing school supplies to help local students by providing supplies to area schools.
Meals on Wheels Delivering meals to elderly and home bound two weeks in June from 11:-11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Salvation Army Bell Ringer Volunteer your time to collect change for the Salvation Army during the holiday season.
Please contact Laura Hollinrake at (641) 828-7050 Ext. 2 or email her to be a part of the Social Action Committee.