Diocese collection sites help hurricane victims

ORLANDO | Swinging into action immediately after Hurricane Dorian relentlessly ravaged the Bahamas, Catholic Charities of Central Florida (CCCF) asked parishes within the Diocese of Orlando to assist as collection sites for needed supplies and aid. Due to lack of transportation and logistical issues due to the devastation, CCCF president Gary Tester, said he hopes to see the first shipments go out in early October.

Northern Deanery:
St. Timothy Parish (1351 Paige Pl., Lady Lake)

Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 .pm.

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

End date is September 30th.

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (601 E. Highway 50, Clermont)

Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Western Deanery:
St. Joseph Parish (210 W Lemon St. Lakeland)

Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Eastern Deanery:
Our Lady of the Lourdes Parish (1014 N Halifax Ave., Daytona Beach)

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Prince of Peace in Volusia County (600 South Nova Road, Ormond Beach)

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sundays at the parish hall before and after all Masses.

Central Deanery North:
Catholic Charities of Central Florida (1819 N. Semoran Blvd., Orlando)

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

End date is September 30th

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (770 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka)

Monday – Saturday. 9 a.m. to 7p.m.

Southern Deanery:
Church of Our Saviour (5301 N Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach) a

Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

To donate funds, visit www.cfocf.org/2019-disasters-collection

By Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic September 18, 2019