St. Rita to be Recognized at Catholic Charities, San Gabriel Region 29th Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner

Press Release posted 3/5/13 – On Monday, May 6, 2013, Catholic Charities’ San Gabriel Region hosts the 29th Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner.  Archbishop Jose Gomez will be in attendance at this year’s event, making it a very special evening.

Some 280 volunteers will be recognized for their commitment to serving others, in their Parish and in their community.

This year’s dinner will also honor several distinguished Catholic and community leaders who give so generously of themselves in service to others:

  • Immaculate Conception Parish Christmas Blanket and Jacket Drive (Monrovia)
  • St. Rita’s School Campus Ministry   (Sierra Madre)

Immaculate Conception Parish in Monrovia has provided blankets and jackets for numerous years in support of the Winter Shelter program and other Catholic Charities-sponsored programs.  St. Rita’s School in Sierra Madre has committed their outreach programs to benefit Catholic Charities San Gabriel Region.

Catholic Charities’ San Gabriel Region serves over 40,000 homeless and low-income individuals and families, providing food, temporary shelter, housing placement assistance, clothing, transportation, and utilities assistance.  Over 8,000 of these are children.

All proceeds from this important event support Catholic Charities programs and services – and provide struggling families and individuals with the tools to break the cycle of poverty.

All are welcome to attend.  Tickets are $85.00 per person.  Sponsorship and advertising /tribute book opportunities are also available.

The 29th Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner – Quiet Cannon Montebello

901 North Via San Clemente, Montebello, California 90640        May 6, 2013    6:00 pm

For Reservations or More Information, Contact:

Mary Romero, Regional Director, Catholic Charities, San Gabriel Region

323 – 266 – 3130

Catholic Charities is a non-profit public benefit corporation and relies on government funding, foundations and corporations, churches and the generosity of individuals to support its various programs for the poor and needy.  All services are available regardless of a client’s race, ethnicity, income, gender, or religious belief.