SACRED HEART CHURCH OF SOUTHBURY recently presented a $10,000 donation to the Southbury Food Bank. Father Joe Donnelly, pastor of Sacred Heart stated, “This donation is made from a bequest by the late Francis Brewer, a long-time parishioner. Mr. Brewer left a substantial bequest to Sacred Heart Parish ‘to be used for its work with needy families in their Outreach Programs.’
The Southbury Food Bank has been serving Southbury residents in need for more than 25 years. Located at 88 Main Street South, the Food Bank serves over 250 households each year. Volunteers and donations are always welcome. Their website is www.southburyfoodbank.org.
Participants in the donation presentation included (l to r) Sacred Heart Finance Council Chairperson Wayne McCormack; Finance Council member Nancy Langrock; Father Joe Donnelly, pastor of Sacred Heart Church; Ann Marie Galus, director of the Southbury Food Bank; Sacred Heart Finance Council members Dennis Von Ende and Jean Brickey.
The Sacred Heart Church is located at 910 Main Street South in Southbury and can be contacted Mondays through Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 203-264-5071. For more information, visit Sacred Heart’s website www.sacredheartchurch.info.