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Thomas Merton House-Sandwich making

Event Captain: Biffy Cherniske


The Thomas Merton Center is a day shelter that provides breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday to local residents in need. They also provide showers, clean clothing, support groups and a food pantry. They would like 3 mother/daughter teams to assist in making sandwiches (turkey and/or peanut butter and jelly). All food is provided by the center. They feed about 250 people each day. Saturdays are not a day that servers are needed. The Thomas Merton staff starts passing out bagged lunches at 10:30. Moms and daughters are only needed until 10:00.

Dates: Saturdays, March 30th and June 29th

Address: Thomas Merton Center, 43 Madison Ave., Bridgeport. 

Report to Daisy Rodriguez when you arrive.

8:00am - 10:00am          3 mother/daughter teams

Sign up mother and daughter individually. Please wear your SASO shirts and no cell phones.  If for any reason you need to cancel please find a replacement and notify the Event Chair via email.


June 29, 2019

Task/ItemStart Time End TimeAvailable Spots
Sandwich Making 8:00 am 10:00 am#1: Noël Z..
#2: Kathryn Z.
#3: Catherine W.
#4: Anna M.
#5: Karla M.


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