Lenten Outreach Opportunities

Seton House Project | SHOOD | The Laurels at University Park



We partner with Commonwealth Catholic Charities to support families who are making life-affirming decisions for their children and are part of the Seton House Project. Among other ways, we support Seton House by helping to set up apartments and furnish them. Please see the list of needed items below and bring your donated items to the WMIO  table in the commons, or to the tables in the lower hallway the weekend of March 18/19.  Thank you for your support of this outreach and all of our Human Concerns Ministries.


Toothpaste (all brands)
Toothbrushes (adult soft bristles) and toddler toothbrushes
Toddler toothpaste

Toilet paper (any brand)
Bath shower gels (any brand)
Women’s shaving razors (any brand)

Always pads and tampons (all sizes)
Tylenol or Ibuprofen

Shampoo and conditioner (we need S/C for both Caucasian hair and African American hair)

Infant Tylenol/Infant Motrin
Baby wipes (sensitive skin or fragrance-free baby wipes)
Diapers (sizes 4, 5 and 6’s)
Johnson & Johnson or Aveeno Baby bath products (sensitive skin products welcome)


Clorox or Lysol wipes
409 All-purpose cleaner (or any all-purpose cleaner that can be used in kitchen/bathroom)
Dishwasher detergent
Dawn dish soap

Paper towels
Ziploc sandwich bags
Dish cloths/kitchen sponges

Laundry detergent
Fabric softener
Dreft laundry detergent (for baby)


The Laurels at University Park

Our friends at The Laurels of University Park - Catherine Blanche and The Activity Gang - need our help! For their first activity, since Spring is on the horizon, The Laurels will be collecting flower seeds, flower bulbs, and bags of potting soil for their eight raised flower beds. For a second activity, they need supplies for their First Annual Easter Bonnet Parade. They need colorful ribbons, fake flowers, and any type of fun, Easter craft décor that they can use to glue to the bonnets.

If you are able to help with this, please leave your donations on the tables in the lower hallway between March 13th and March 16th. They will need these items delivered on March 17th. Thank you in advance for any goodies you can share!



SHOOD, a local outreach, turns running shoes into living shoes, believing that everyone should have the basic dignity of having a clean pair of shoes that fit! 

We invite you to help support the work of this local outreach. You may support this outreach by making a donation to our Human Concerns Ministry and putting “SHOOD” in the memo. We will collect your donations and total them after Lent, sending SHOOD one check in support of their work. There is more information about SHOOD on their website: www.shood.org.

Your support not only helps students participate in athletics, but studies show that students who do participate in athletics earn better grades, improve school attendance, and have a higher graduation rate.

For questions, contact Rebecca in the parish office.