Room In The Inn (RITI)

"To change the world we must be good to those that cannot repay us." - Pope Francis

The Room in the Inn (RITI) Ministry provides meals and overnight accommodations in the Parish Hall on Tuesday nights from December to March.

The RITI Procedure Manual can be found here.

You can support this Ministry with financial or physical donations, and by Volunteering.

Volunteers are needed to provide hot meals for dinner, setup and serving, cleaning up on Wednesday mornings, and driving neighbors to and from Urban Ministries. A description of Volunteer Duties can be found here.

Volunteers Signups for 2016/2017 can be found at www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4caea728a64-stmark3

Donations needed are below.  Items can be labeled "RITI" and left in the Narthex bin, or in the box in the Kerin Center hallway.

  • Large, XL, and XXL sweatshirts and sweatpants
  • Men's and Ladies briefs, larger sizes preferred
  • Men's plain white undershirts, larger sizes preferred
  • Socks, white and colored
  • Winter hats and gloves
  • Work Gloves
  • Gently used backpacks
  • Reading glasses
  • Men's and Ladies deodorant and razors
  • Wet Ones or baby wipes, travel size
  • Chapstick or lip balm
  • Feminine products

This Ministry is coordinated through Urban Ministries, http://www.urbanministrycenter.org/helping-the-homeless/room-in-the-inn/.

Larry Hauser, lawrencehauser@gmail.com, (828) 231-0031

 
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