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Feeding the Hungry

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.

Volunteer March 9 at St. Meinrad Day of Service at Helping Hands of St. Louis

This week on "Faith Alive!" Annunciation Radio Host Rodney Schuster, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo welcomes Sue Shrewsbery, Helping Hands of St. Louis Director, and Tim Carroll, Toledo St. Meinrad Day of Service Coordinator, promoting the upcoming March 9 Service Day for alumni and friends of St Meinrad. You can sign up to volunteer that day at Helping Hands of St. Louis at Or call Tim Carroll at 614.359.8349. Or text to volunteer Byron Wynn at 419.318.7086 or email him at

In the second segment Sue shares current need for healthy food donations at at Helping Hands of St. Louis, including fresh produce, fruit and vegetables, 10 lb. tubes of ground beef, pork chops, chicken breasts, fish or deer meat for the Helping Hands Kitchen or 1 lb. packages of ground beef for our pantry guests. Drop off donations between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays - Fridays. Frozen pasta bakes are also welcomed for both the kitchen and the Helping Hands Pantry.

Tuesday, March 26 will be our Easter Dinner at Helping Hands of St. Louis. Donated hams, scalloped potatoes, #10 size canned green beans and corn, rolls are needed. Thank you!

In the third segment, Alissa Molina, the founder of From Here Media, discusses how youth ministry work linked to the Catholic Social Teaching plants the spirit of serving those in need at an early age.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo’s hour-long program airs weekly on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and is re-broadcast at 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Listen on Annunciation Radio's mobile app or on their website at 

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