Events

The Catherine McAuley Center invites you to get involved at any or all of our many annual events!

Catherine’s Comfortable Tea – 30th Anniversary Edition

Now while supplies last!

Catherine McAuley has a strong historical association with tea.  In celebration of our upcoming 30th anniversary, we’re bringing back a limited edition run of our tea sales business!  All proceeds support educational and supportive services at the Center, so shop today!


Catherine’s Tea

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Share a comfortable cup of tea with us! Hear firsthand from those we serve about their stories of resilience at our annual afternoon tea!


Annual Celebration

June

Each June we honor the volunteers and financial supporters who offer hope and opportunity at CMC with a reception and program.

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Family Picnic

Annual family picnic 2016August

Every August we come together with residents, students, tutors, volunteers, staff members and everyone’s families at a community potluck to celebrate the friendship and diversity built at the Center!

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Women’s Equality Day Celebration

Womens Equality DayAugust 26

Every August we celebrate the anniversary of women gaining the right to vote at a lunchtime event on the CMC lawn! CMC’s Transitional Housing Program hosts this celebration of women’s history, local female leaders, and women’s empowerment. Bring your lunch and a cloth item to have silk-screened with empowering slogans for a suggested donation of $5!


Poverty simulation groupLiving on the Edge: Poverty Immersion Experience

Explore the world of families who are living on the edge between stable housing and homelessness. Host a simulation for your club, church group, or place of work! All ages welcome.

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Home Outreach Parties

Gathering for gold event

Plan a get-together and share your passion for the CMC mission with family and friends! For example, in summer of 2016 several volunteers gathered for the gold and hosted Olympics home viewing parties while raising donations for CMC services.

Contact info@cmc-cr.org for more details!


Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale

December 1, 2018, 10am- 2pm at NewBo City Market

Shop a selection of 800+ quilts and support the Catherine McAuley Center with your purchase!  The purchase of a quilt can help provide everything from transportation for residents to winter apparel for refugee families and class supplies for students.