Corpus Christi CWL

You can help!

Summer Reading Book Drive

Bring your unwanted books in good condition to Corpus Christi Hall (5931 – 4th Street NW) between 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Monday May 9 to Thursday May 12, 2022. If you can’t wait until the 9th to donate your books, please contact Margaret at (403) 973-0639 or Carolyn at 403-275-8728. 

We will accept books in good condition

If you are bringing books in languages other than English or French, please indicate what language they are. Please provide that information in English and the language of the book (e.g.: "Spanish / Español") so that we can prepare proper signage.

Book sale May 14-15, 2022.

 

Textile / Clothing Drive

Our next drive is scheduled to start Monday May 9, 2022 and run to Monday, May 16.

Please let everyone know to clean out their closets and bring unwanted items to CORPUS CHRISTI PARISH HALL   5931 – 4th Street NW (corner of Thorndale Road and 4th St NW).

We can accept

What types of textiles can you bring for the drive? 

Any type! Clothing, undergarments, bedding, sheets, comforters, blankets, towels, jeans, sweats, curtains / draperies, fabric shower curtains, coats, scarves, sweaters, toques, stuffed toys, slippers, table linens… 

Even boots, shoes, flip flops, handbags, hats, and belts are accepted

If you are bringing pairs (boots, shoes, gloves, mitts, socks) tie them so they stay together.

Please make sure items are clean and dry and securely bagged in clear (see through) plastic bags.

PLEASE NOTE: This is for TEXTILE RECYCLING ONLY – we cannot accept rugs, rags, scraps, uniforms or corporate clothing, carpets, plastic, metals, china, dishes, pots/pans/cutlery, corporate clothing, sample books, pet clothing or beds, hard toys, cardboard, furniture, electronics, suitcases, sports equipment, upholstery, etc.   Do not bring items that are wet, moldy, smelly, oily or paint covered.

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Sewing Machines in good working condition

We have learned of a group that teaches immigrants English while teaching them sewing skills. When they graduate, they are given their own sewing machine. If you have a portable sewing machine in good working condition and would like to give it purpose in a new home, please .

 

The Linus Project

This project was supported in our parish by deceased member Dora Etty and is now convened by Sandi Doucet. Volunteers knit or sew small blankets which are then donated to MacDonald House or to the Children’s Hospital. Sandi will accept all donated wools/yarns, take them to the knitters, pick up completed blankets and deliver them.

Kindly be advised of this report informing the CWL of the balance of knitting of blankets etc. for the year 2020, and brought to McDonald House for the families with children in need of medical attention at The Childrens Hospital:

Ronald McDonald House Charities Alberta valued this contribution at $1550. The people who knit these items have received letters of thanks from the families involved. We wish to thank the volunteers for their work, and time in helping to make the lives of the recipients of these items a little easier and to bring a little joy to their children.

Respectfully Presented
Sandra Doucet