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St. Aloysius Asks For Blanket Donations Next Week




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Coffee with Patty Mekus yesterday, you already know what’s going on, but for those of you who didn’t, read on… then click on the link to watch the video.Vicksburg Catholic Schools Director of Development and Alumni Affairs, Patty Mekus, announced that St. Al’s cheerleaders and Flashettes will be focusing their energy on collecting blankets to supplement the American Red Cross’ Blanket Drive.   Blankets will begin to be collected on Sunday, October 23rd and the collection will continue through Sunday, October 30th.VCS has been able to put together a list of places where you may drop-off the new, unused blankets.The locations include:

  • St. Aloysius High School
  • St. Francis Xavier Elementary
  • St. Michael’s Catholic Church
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Church
  • State Farm Agent Robyn Lea’s Office
  • Paper Plus (Downtown Vicksburg)
  • Outlets Of Vicksburg
  • Sports Center
  • Both Taco Casa Locations (Pemberton & Indiana/North Frontage Road)
  • Rowdy’s Family Catfish Shack
If you would like to know more about the American Red Cross’ Blanket Drive, call their office 601-636-9182 and speak with one of the great folks there OR, just watch Coffee with Janice Sawyer!We encourage each and every one of you to purchase a blanket this weekend.  It doesn’t matter what size it is.  It can be an inexpensive throw from a dollar store or it can be an extravagant king-sized comforter, the choice is YOURS to make.  We know that the economy is in the tank right now and every penny means something to you, but when a family has lost everything in a house fire, which – for a myriad of reasons – are much more common in the winter, those pennies you spent on a blanket mean the world to them.]]]]> ]]>

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