Outreach Ministry

Purpose: A ministry that is supported by the love and generosity of St. Helen and Holy Cross parishioners’ donations, which allow us to assist those who are in financial need, while always demonstrating love and concern.

First Location: 1031 18th Street, Suite F & G

Responsibilities: Willingness and commitment to assist those less fortunate, ability to move boxes, stock shelves, listen to and   assist clients.

Time Commitment: Office hours: Mon, Tue, Thurs & Fri 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Jim Poletis, 772-567-5193, jpoletis@sthelenvero.org

Second Location: United Against Poverty / 1400 27th Street

Responsibilities: To process referrals from United Against Poverty for monetary help: Interview referrals, complete paperwork and forward to bookkeeper for payment. Help is provided to qualified clients for rent, mortgage, utilities, prescriptions.

Time Commitment: Office hours: Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Kathy Flynn, 772-202-8085, outreach@sthelenvero.org

Donations of food can be dropped off in the back of the Church or directly to the Outreach Office. Monetary donations are accepted at the Parish Office 2085 Tallahassee Ave.