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First Holy Communion Attire donations accepted

16-Apr-2015

First Communion Outfit Donations                      
Remembering Those in Need

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One of the dangers of enforcing formal dress codes can be that it might alienate families who may have financial difficulties.  We do not want to put pressure on families to buy new suits, dresses, shoes, etc.  We do have a collection of dresses, suits, and veils that have been donated to assist those in need with a "Fee Rental."  We just ask families to dry clean the outfit before returning it.


 

So, each year, we ask families if they would like to donate any 1st Communion clothes or items to our "Free Rental" collection.  This can be shoes, veils, suits, dresses, ties, vests, etc.  It is a great relief to families to be able to borrow items instead of purchasing them when they are having trouble making ends meet. If you would like to donate items, please contact Matt in the Religious Education Office.