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Helping Hands of St. Louis

Helping Hands of St. Louis, a ministry of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo, is located at 443 Sixth St., Toledo, Ohio, serves low-income and homeless families and individuals. The Outreach Center includes a Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry and Clothing Center. Additional services include providing hygiene packs to families and hot showers and hygiene and snack kits to the homeless.

Catholic Charities Project Bethlehem Brings Christmas Joy on "Faith Alive!"

Thanks to all the Project Bethlehem sponsors for generously supporting our Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo ministries during this Season of Giving!

This week on "Faith Alive!" Annunciation Radio Host Rodney Schuster, Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo's Executive Director welcomes our Project Bethlehem coordinators. Project Bethlehem works with sponsors who help make Christmas brighter for the individuals and families we serve.

In the first segment Jen Voigt, Permanent Supportive Housing Program Coordinator, Willi Meyer, Activities and Facilities Manager at La Posada Family Emergency Shelter, and Sue Shrewsbery, Director of Helping Hands of St. Louis.

In the second segment Laurie Hamrick, Community Emergency Services Case Manager in Mansfield, and Breanna Mantz, Program Coordinator Huron County Community Emergency Services and Miriam House, our transitional shelter for homeless women and their children share their Project Bethlehem efforts.

In the final segment Vince Miller, Director of the PhD program at the University of Dayton discusses Laudate Deum and Laudato Si on the Catholic Church's view of how we can safeguard the environment.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo’s hour-long program airs weekly on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 p.m. You can listen to "Faith Alive" programs on Annunciation Radio's mobile app or the website

Tune in to Annunciation Radio of Northwest Ohio stations: WNOC 89.7 FM Toledo / Bowling Green, WHRQ 88.1 FM Sandusky / Port Clinton, WFOT 89.5 FM Mansfield / Lexington, WSHB 90.9 FM Willard, and WRRO 89.9 FM in Bryan, OH.

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