Local Outreach

The Human Concerns committee and the Office of Faith Formation at St. Boniface Parish coordinate many programs that help our local community.  Below are just a few.


 

Germantown

  • Christmas Giving Tree 
    Takes place from November to December.  We collect Christmas Presents for Food Pantry clients and Nursing Home patients, plus food items for the food pantry.  Get into the Christmas spirit by selecting tags from the Giving Tree in Boniface Hall during the Christmas season, and return the gifts properly marked so our recipients can enjoy a beautiful season!

 

  • The Post Office Food Drive
    Take place in May. Help sort food at the Germantown Post Office on a Saturday in May and then help unload the food at St. Boniface after 4:30 Mass. 

         


 

Washington County

  • St. Boniface / St. Gabriel's Food Pantry
    Located at St. Boniface Parish Center - go to Parish, Food Pantry for more information.  The Food Pantry is open on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 3-7 pm.

 

  • The Boy Scout Food Drive
    Takes place in March.  Help sort food when the Scouts bring it in.

  

 

  • Enchantment in the Park Nov. - Jan.
    Food collected goes to our Food Pantry.  We need volunteers to help direct people through the exhibits and collect/sort donated food.   

 

  • Family Promise Family Homeless Project in June 
    We house 14 people for one week from 5:00 pm to 7:00 am each day. St. Boniface School is the site for the week in June. We provide meals, hospitality and a place to stay. Darlene Scheidegger is our coordinator and can be reached at 255-2566.

 

  • Our Kids' Closet
    Volunteers reaching out to the community and distributing like new clothing to families in need. Supported and Located within Columbia St. Mary's - Germantown Clinic:
         N112 W15415 Mequon Road,
         Germantown, Wi 53022
    Donations can be dropped off in the marked container next to the parish garage in the parking lot.
    Go to www.ourkidscloset.blogspot.com for hours of operation and volunteer information.
    For further questions contact us at ourkidscloset.gtown@gmail.com or 262-844-8554

 

  •  
    Habitat for Humanity has begun a program called Brushed with Kindness which allows local residents in need to receive light home repair work.  The projects are organized and funded through Habitat, and the work is done by the committee and parish volunteers.  Pat and Mike Hilgers (677-3540)

 

  • St. Vincent de Paul

   

 

  • Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County

 

  • Salvation Army Bell Ringers

 

  • Hunger Walk is in October. 
    This is a 3K walk.  Collected pledges will go to St. Boniface Food Pantry.  Questions?  Call Julie Knippen (253-6698)