Blanket Drive & Distribution to the Homeless

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to spend the night out in freezing weather, hungry and with no place to go in New York City? Sadly, this a reality for many homeless throughout New York City. Want to do something about it? The Contemporary Roman Catholics will join the Frassati Fellowship (in partnership with the Archdiocese of NYC)

Respond to the call of Pope Francis to be the face of Christ to the poor.

Come on Thursday, January 30th and distribute blankets and hot coffee to the homeless men and women in Union Square.

Your witness has the power to change someone's life!

Please bring your spare or donated blankets!


The schedule is as follows:


Thank you for the many responses to help volunteer for the blanket drive and distribution. The meeting location for the blanket drive will be at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in the room next to the sacristy. Someone will be outside of the church to help direct you. The address and how to get there is:


Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Bernard's Church
328 W 14th St (B/W 8th and 9th Ave) , New York, NY

 

Nearby Trains:

8th Avenue: ACE, L

7th Avenue: 123

6th Avenue: FM


6:30 pm: We'll meet in the Union Square area, at Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Bernard's Church

700pm: Free pizza and prayer

745pm: Walk to Union Square to give out blanks and warm coffee to the homeless

845pm: Closing prayer

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  • mary h.

    Would love to attend , however I will be in Florida

    January 22, 2014

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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