Hear the Cry of the Poor

The Gospel of Life Task Group of the Province Justice Commission in support of HealthEast’s Annual Drive Caring Hearts for Homeless People will collect personal care items In February

New items only please

Hygiene Supplies (travel size preferred):

  • Medication (not expired)
  • Adult pain relievers (Ibuprofin, Advil, Alleve)
  • Adult cough syrup/cold & flu tablets
  • Cough drops (sugar free also)
  • Chapstick, Vaseline
  • Antifungal Cream
  • Antacids (Maalox, Rolaids)
  • Pedialyte, Enfamil, or Similac (with iron)
  • Multivitamins, prenatal vitamins, and children’s vitamins
  • Vicks Vaporub (child and adult)
  • Orajel (child and adult)
  • Eye drops

Hygiene (non-alcoholic, non-aerosol):

  • Deodorant
  • Lotions
  • Disposable Razors,
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Foot care items


  • Socks
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Baby diapers (esp. sizes 4 and 5) and Adult Pull-ups
  • Baby wipes, bottles, pacifiers, and thermometers
  • Women’s and men’s insulated winter gloves, and hats, white cotton socks – crew length
  • Single use/reusable hot and cold packs
  • Pocket tissues
  • Hand sanitizer

Monetary Donations Also Welcome
Please make checks payable to:
HealthEast Foundation Homeless Project
1690 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104

Watch for Collection Boxes near the main entrances to:

  • Carondelet Village
  • Carondelet Center
  • CSJ Administration Center on Randolph
  • Both entrances to the University of St. Catherine Chapel

Community Garden Planning and Soup Dinner, 2/6

CSJ Ad Building
Tuesday, February 6
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Join Celeste’s Dream and the CSJ Community for a soup dinner as we begin planning for the 2018 Community Garden.

Other garden dates include:
March 27th 6-8 p.m. Seed Planting
May 8th 6-8 p.m. Transplant Seedlings
A full garden schedule is available.

A Journey for Justice, 2/8

Carondelet Center
Thursday, February 8, 2018
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join the Justice Commission Native American Awareness Working Group and Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet & Consociates in conversation and celebration withMinnesota’s first Native American Supreme Court Justice, Anne McKeig. Look online for more information and to RSVP.

11th Day Prayer for Peace, 2/11

Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel
Sunday, February 11, 2018
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Since 2001, on the 11th of every month, we come together to pray for the unmet needs of our time. This month’s prayer is planned and presented by the Anti Human Trafficking Working Group. A reflection will be given by Jennifer Gaines, Legal Advocate at Breaking Free.

Breaking the Impasse IX: The Racial Wealth Gap, 2/22

Thursday, February 22
7:00-9:00 p.m.
St. Catherine University
Rauenhorst Ballroom
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN

Join Sr. Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby in conversation with Me’Lea Connelly, Director of the Association on Black Economic Power on addressing the racial wealth gap locally and nationally. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Posted on Saturday, 3 February 2018 at 10:18 am and filed under Events.

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