Bishop Michael F. Olson wrote a pastoral letter to the faithful of the Diocese of Fort Worth on the unaccompanied refugees crisis. In addition, Bishop Olson requests the unaccompanied refugee children be included in each parish’s Prayers of the Faithful.
One Way to Help: Put Together A Welcome Box
Place one of each of the following items (shampoo, conditioner, body wash/bar soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, brush/comb, pack of hair ties, deodorant and a small toy) inside a plastic shoebox container (see above photo).
Catholic Charities gladly accepts Wal-Mart gift cards of any amount. Any donated items and gift cards may be deposited Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m at:
Creating Hope Donation Center, 249 Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth, 76115