Thanksgiving /Christmas Giving

2020 St. Leo Christmas Giving Gift Card Drive (Christmas Wish Tree)  
Now more than ever, our local agencies need our support to make this year’s holiday season special for those in need!
WHAT’S DIFFERENT THIS YEAR DUE TO COVID-19:  

We will only offer our local agencies GIFT CARDS. No individual tags will be used.
GIFT CARDS NEEDED – suggested $25 each gift card  
GROCERY:   Stop & Shop, Shop Rite:  For specific families who have been identified as in need for food
RETAIL:  Target, Walmart, CVS:  For children, seniors, health and well-being agencies
ONLINE:  Amazon:  For children, seniors, health and well-being agencies
DROP OFF GIFT CARDS: November 1 through November 29, 2020

EASY WAYS TO RETURN ALL GIFT CARDS:
1 – In the secure drop-off box located (offertory gift box) in the St. Leo vestibule. They will be picked up through November 29, 2020. The church is open during scheduled mass times.
2 – Mail to St Leo Parish Rectory 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902
3 – If you are unable to get out a member from the Christmas Giving Committee will pick it up from your mailbox.  Contact RGHOF@aol.com to arrange.
Agencies supported in 2020: 
* Childcare Learning Centers
* CLC Lathon Wider Daycare
* Silver Source (formerly Senior Services of Stamford)
* The Villa of Stamford (formerly Smith House)
* Laurel House
* Domestic Violence
* Roscco (before and after school childcare)
Any questions please contact Gail or Rich Hofmann at rghof@aol.com
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!

St. Leo Thanksgiving Meal at New Covenant Center 2020  
Thank you to all the parishioners who have signed up to donate food.  Due to your generosity, we are no longer in need of any items.
Please drop off all items outside at the New Covenant Center (174 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford) on Wednesday, November 25 between 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Food can be placed on the carts that will be set up in the rear parking lot.  Please label your donation with your name and content/quantity of donation.
FOOD ITEMS COMMITTED:  
* STRING BEAN CASSEROLE – 12 pans – Each pan should be 2x the recipe found here.
*STUFFING PEPPERIDGE FARM/ARNOLD – 10 pans – Each pan should be 2x the recipe on the bag (2 – 12oz bags of stuffing)
* PUMPKIN OR APPLE PIES – 18 needed – Please sign up for minimum 2 pies.
* CORN MUFFINS – 12 dozen needed – Please sign up for minimum 2 dozen.
* APPLE JUICE – 6 cases (24 bottles) 8 oz or 10 oz., any brand
*CRANBERRY SAUCE – 20 cans (10 oz.)

ANY QUESTIONS:
Contact Carol Kennedy at cjkennedy@optonline.net or call 203-912-4906.