Washington State's largest wildfire in history has brought devastation to Brewster, Pateros, and surrounding communities. Over 300 homes were lost, and so many people are facing tremendous emotional and financial stress that will continue for weeks and months to come. Catholic Charities Spokane is collecting funds specifically for longer term relief efforts.
Won't you join us? It's our 6th Annual Garden Party at the Vinegar Flats Community Farm benefiting Catholic Charities Food for All. Saturday August 23rd, 4:30 - 8:30 pm. Farm-grown dinner w/ spit-roasted lamb, local beer & wine, music & dancing! Tickets $40 Thank you for helping us grow good, fresh food and a healthy community.
The 18th Annual Caring For Kids Luncheon to benefit St. Anne's Children & Family Center and Morning Star Boys' Ranch will be held Thursday, Sept 25th at 11:30am. Nada Stockton, athlete, mother to six, and wife of basketball great John Stockton, will be speaking about the power of "teamwork" in raising healthy children in our community.
The wildfires in the northern part of our Catholic Charities’ service area have been devastating. The fires have destroyed over 300 homes, and the fire is not yet contained. Dozens of migrant farm-worker camps housing thousands of persons were also in the fire’s path. Total population in all the affected areas could be over 10,000 persons.