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Ramblin' Rose makes first two stops

Posted on July 29, 2015

Ramblin' Rose visited the communities of Shobonier and Shelbyville to offer school supplies and new and used clothing to families in the area.


Catholic Charities of Effingham will host its annual Fall Fun Run on September 26. Print out the attached form and register today!


On Tuesday, July 14, Catholic Charities of Effingham served 20 families, totaling 74 people from Wheeler.


Catholic Charities Food Pantry in Effingham, in collaboration with HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital, began providing one gallon of milk to pantry clients on July 1.


The Community Action Committee of Hitachi Metals Automotive Components (HMAC) recently sponsored an effort to collect money for a donation to Effingham Catholic Charities Food Pantry.


Catholic Charities will begin offering heart healthy food options from the food pantry beginning August 1st.


Ramblin’ Rose Bus Schedule Set

Posted on July 2, 2015

The Ramblin' Rose Bus, a ministry sponsored by Effingham Catholic Charities, will travel to 14 towns in the seven-county area this summer to deliver school supplies and clothing. The program is designed to provide assistance to families with limited financial means, who qualify for free or reduced school lunches.


Catholic Charities of Coles, Douglas and Edgar Counties will once again bring their truck with school supplies for children to several local areas. New school supplies and backpacks will be available at no cost to students on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Catholic Charities of Coles, Douglas and Edgar Counties will be supplying backpacks with new school supplies to children attending grade school in Mattoon.