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

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.

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Can’t visit us at the sale?  Shop online now through December 31, 2018 and proceeds will still benefit the Catherine McAuley Center!

Annual family picnic 2016

Family Picnic

August 19, 2018, 5-7 pm at Bever Park’s Red Oak Pavilion

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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Womens Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day Celebration

Friday, August 24, 11am- 1pm

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!

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Annual Celebration

June 13, 2018 from 5-7pm

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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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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Gathering for gold event

Home Outreach Parties

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.

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Catherine’s Tea

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Share a comfortable cup of tea with us! Hear firsthand from those we serve about the hope and hospitality they’ve experienced at the Catherine McAuley Center at our annual afternoon tea!

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