Category Archives: Charitable Events

Reminder- White Elephant Sale

Our parish White Elephant Sale will be held on May 23rd and proceeds will benefit the CWL. Here is how you can help make the event a success: Donate items for the sale- We are accepting any gently used books, … Continue reading

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Bake Sale

Thank you to the members of St. Joseph’s parish for a successful bake sale. With the help of parishioners who baked goodies, CWL members who helped after the masses and generous families who bought treats, we were able to raise … Continue reading

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For I was hungry and you gave me food

Earlier this year, our CWL council teamed up with St. Joseph’s Youth Group to make ‘Sandwiches for the Soul’ and distribute them to the needy on Vancouver’s downtown eastside. The event was a success; it brought two parish groups together … Continue reading

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Project Advance

The CWL is working with Project Advance to help with this year’s pledge collection. Each parishioner making a donation to Project Advance leaves with a bag of cookies baked by CWL members. The artistic cookie bags are courtesy of the … Continue reading

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Cookies for a Cause

The CWL has teamed up with St. Joseph’s Project Advance group to encourage parishioners to pledge donations to this year’s fundraising drive. A saying goes, ‘the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach’. We are willing to bet … Continue reading

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Sandwiches for the Soul

The CWL joined with the Youth Group on March 24th to prepare sandwiches and distribute them among the hungry in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. We were thrilled to have 55 people come out to help in this act of service including … Continue reading

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Change for Change

Our CWL council has begun a ‘change for change’ initiative. A collection jar will be available at all meetings for members to donate spare change, and the funds collected will be donated to Our Lady of Good Counsel’s domestic abuse services. … Continue reading

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