Crossroads Easter Meal

Volunteers, Easter Baskets and Donations Needed!

On Easter Sunday, April 16th, the St. Mary’s community will prepare and serve dinner at Crossroads Soup Kitchen in downtown Detroit  crossroadsofmichigan.org. Volunteering at this event is a great way to share in and celebrate the love of the Easter season with 1,000 Detroit community members and other St. Mary parishioners!

There are 3 ways to get involved:

Volunteer at Crossroads on Easter Sunday:
 + 1st Shift: 8:00am-12:00pm (Meal Prep)
 + 2nd Shift: 11:15am-3:45pm (Serve Dinner)

If you would like to volunteer, please e-mail Amy at aketner@smspnewman.org with  your preferred shift, whether you need a ride to Detroit, and (if you have a car) the number of additional people you can take with you to Crossroads. If you do not have e-mail, please give the above information and your phone number to the parish office.

We need Easter baskets and lots of candy!

Many children are guests at our Easter meal. Help us give each of them an Easter basket as a special gift from St. Mary! Please donate filled Easter baskets or basket making components (baskets, Easter grass, crayons, toiletries, chocolate bunnies, etc.).

In addition to Easter baskets, each meal comes with a small bag of Easter candy. We would greatly appreciate candy donations—mini/fun size wrapped candies are best. Larger bars and unwrapped candy are difficult to bag, and can get messy. Please take your Easter basket and candy donations to the parish office by Monday, April 10th.

Make a donation.

Your financial support of this communal meal with our brothers and sisters in Detroit is what makes it happen. Please make checks payable to: St. Mary Student Parish and write “Crossroads Easter Meal” on the memo line.  You can also donate on the St. Mary’s website.  Thank you, as always, for your tremendous generosity.

Contact Amy  aketner@smspnewman.org