JOIN US on Saturday, November 16 at 5:00pm or Sunday, November 17 after the morning Masses for our very first BEYOND the Parish Expo!

The following organizations from beyond our parish are coming to raise awareness of the services that they provide, so if you or someone you encounter is in need, you will know where to go. These organizations also provide many volunteer opportunities for us to serve others, as well as ways for us to offer our financial support.

Americare Hospice

Americare Catholic Hospice, fully approved by Bishop Olmsted, provides holistic care to adult patients of all faiths and backgrounds facing terminal illnesses with their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs at the end of life as well as support to their caregivers and families. This includes 24/7 access to care and triage from wherever home is by nurses, CNAs, social workers, and chaplains. Our volunteers also provide socialization, prayer support, and caregiver relief to patient families. Learn more at www.americarehospice.org.

Volunteer Coordinator: Marta Davis at 480-726-7773 or mdavis@americarehospice.org

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Communities Services serves children in foster care, veterans, those experiencing homelessness, victims of domestic violence, survivors of sex-trafficking and many more. We are currently looking for a Corpus Christi Parish Champion Volunteer who desires to keep their community informed of the services and programs the agency offers and help anyone in need at their own parish! Learn more at www.catholiccharitiesaz.org.

After the 8:30am and 10:30am Masses on October 20, Dulce Hernandez-Valdez spoke about three of the many services provided through Catholic Charities. Read more here.

Volunteer Coordinator: Gloria Gomez Torres at 602-650-4840 or ggomeztorres@cc-az.org

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E3 Africa

E3 Africa is passionate about changing lives through education, one child at a time. In Uganda, many children cannot afford to attend school due to poverty, lack of resources, or family tragedy. You can help empower a child to be a future leader for peace in the region and positive change in their community.  Learn more at www.e3africa.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Dana Raimondi at 480-243-8789 or programs@e3africa.org

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Feed My Starving Children

FMSC is a Christian non-profit dedicated to providing nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. Volunteers hand-pack the meals that get sent out to our international partners to feed kids all over the world.  Learn more at www.fmsc.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Elizabeth Schneider at 763-252-6340 or eschneider@fmsc.org

First Way Pregnancy Center

First Way Pregnancy CenterFirst Way Pregnancy Center provides free resources which support life-affirming choices as well as free peer counseling and educational classes. Material support for parents is provided upon class completion. Learn more at www.1stway.net.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Clorinda D’Agnolo at 602-261-7522 or clori@1stway.net

Foundation for Senior Living

FSL provides home and community-based care and develops energy efficient -affordable housing for those needing help maintaining their independence. Volunteer opportunities available throughout the organization. Learn more at www.fsl.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Nydia Montijo at 602-285-0505 x153 or nmontijo@fsl.org

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona partners with Arizona families in need of affordable housing. We look to meet affordable housing needs through constructing new homes and external home repairs. Volunteers and donors will be invited to participate on new homes being built in partnership with other faith groups across in the Phoenix Valley. Learn more at www.habitatcaz.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Andrea Northrup at 602-558-1604 or andrea@habitatcaz.org

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Human Services Campus

The Human Services Campus is comprised of 16 non-profit organizations that serve adults experiencing homelessness. Its mission is to use the power of collaboration to provide solutions to end homelessness. Our vision is our community without homelessness and our legacy is a model for collaborative community solutions. Learn more at www.hsc-az.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Cierra Hughes at 602-282-0849 or volunteer@hsc-az.org

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Justa Center

Justa Center provides life-sustaining resources, services, and support for homeless seniors on their path to housing and supportive services to help prevent a return to homelessness. Learn more at www.justacenter.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Rudy Soliz at 602-254-6524 or rudy@justacenter.org

Life Choices Women’s Clinics

Life Choices Women’s Clinics offer Catholic women’s healthcare in the greater Phoenix area as an alternative to abortion clinics. Our services include pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, exams, Natural Family Planning, parenting support, and we have an apartment for emergency housing. Learn more at www.lcwcaz.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Jocelyne Guzman at 602-305-5100 or info@lcwcaz.org

Maggie’s Place

Maggie’s Place provides houses of hospitality and ongoing support to help pregnant and parenting women in need to reach their goals and welcomes them into a community filled with love and dignity.  Learn more at www.maggiesplace.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Jenel Moline at 602-262-5555 or jmoline@maggiesplace.org

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Prison Ministry, Diocese of Phoenix

The Diocese of Phoenix Prison Ministry serves people in jail and prison, both while incarcerated and upon release by bringing Christ to them and their families. It may involve Scripture study, bringing the Eucharist, one-on-one engagement, sacramental preparation or spousal support.  Learn more at dphx.org/prison-ministry.

After the 4pm Mass on October 19 and the 7am Mass on October 20, Sia Ray spoke about the Prison Ministry provided through the Diocese of Phoenix.

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Volunteer Coordinator:  Kevin Starrs at 480-370-9399 or kstarrs@dphx.org

Paz de Cristo

Paz de Cristo helps veterans, working poor, seniors and homeless people struggling with hunger and poverty. Thanks to generous donors and caring volunteers, over 50,000 meals are provided each month. More than a meal, we feed, clothe and empower. Learn more at www.pazdecristo.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Priscilla Frias at 480-464-2370 or priscillaf@pazdecristo.org

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St. Joseph the Worker

St. Joseph the Worker’s mission is to assist homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through quality employment. Learn more at www.sjwjobs.org.

Volunteer Coordinator:  Max Bartolomea at 602-499-8767 or mbartolomea@sjwjobs.org

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St. Vincent de Paul

SVDP serves those experiencing homelessness, poverty, and hunger and those in need of shelter, love, compassion and dignity. It serves through feeding, clothing, housing, healing, providing medical and dental care and providing general assistance. Learn more at www.svdpaz.org.

Volunteer Coordinators:  Brandon Buck, Norma Carrillo, Shawn Donnelly at 602-261-6886 or volunteer@svdpaz.org

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