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    • August 25
      Each summer the Ministry sponsors a backpack donation program to equip children in Haiti with supplies, including non-perishable foods. Over the past few weeks, 617 packs were dropped off at the Haitian Ministry office at the diocesan Chancery building on Elm Street in Worcester. Each was accompanied by a donation to assist with the cost of shipping. The packs began their journey to schools in and around Les Cayes, Haiti on Tuesday, August 23.
    • August 25
      The Annual Partners in Charity Appeal is needs $36,018 to reach its $5 million goal by August 31.
    • July 27
      Applications are now available for the St. Vincent Community Healthcare Fund grants. This is the 18th year for grants since it was established in June 1998. Forms with eligibility requirements are available through the Office of the Chancellor, Diocese of Worcester, 49 Elm St., Worcester, MA 01609, phone 508-929-4345 or fax at 508-754-2768 or email jschroeder@worcesterdiocese.org . Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
    • July 5
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