St. Simon Service Opportunity (Simon Servants)

Fisher House - 4/18/2017 (Wed)

Time: 3 PM – 6:30 PM

St. Simon will prepare a meal of BBQ' d Hamburgers and Brats along with sides of Spaghetti and Green Beans. Drinks and Desserts will also be on the menu.  We do other tasks as needed like organizing the storage room, unloading donated paper products, writing thank you notes, etc.  Volunteers are welcome to eat with the patients/caregivers.

Addr: 3131 Koch Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

Volunteer below to: donate items, help prepare the meal and help serve & clean up the meal.  

Since opening on July 28, 2010, the St. Louis VAMC Fisher House has been privileged to serve over five hundred families of Veterans and active duty military personnel. Our 20 guest suites provide a "home away from home" for families of Veterans receiving care at the St. Louis VA Medical Center and families of active duty personnel who have loved ones in other area facilities. Guests are able to be near their loved ones while having a comfortable, peaceful place to find rest and support for themselves. More than a convenient and beautiful place to stay, the guests of Fisher House share common experiences, form friendships and become a unique kind of family, a Fisher House family.

The St. Louis VAMC provides inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation, and many other subspecialty areas.  It is a two-division facility that serves veterans and their families in east central Missouri and southwestern Illinois.

Directions from St. Simon - Start out going southwest on Mueller Rd toward S Lindbergh Blvd.  Turn left onto S Lindbergh Blvd. Merge onto I-255 E toward Chicago/US-61/US-67/Lemay Ferry Rd. Take the Koch Rd exit, EXIT 3. Keep left to take the ramp toward Veterans Administration Medical Center.  Turn left onto Koch Rd.  Turn right into the Veterans Administration Medical center.  Follow signs for South Campus Parking Lot, Building 59.

Parking is available in parking lot to the right of Fisher House.  Arm raises as you pull up to lot.  We can provide rides to anyone who needs one as well.  We will meet in lower church hall and leave at 3pm for anyone who wants to carpool or just follow.  

Children are welcome to volunteer as well, if accompanied by a guardian.

For any monetary donations: If this is a better option for you, please make your checks payable to St. Simon, and drop off or mail to the church office at 11011 Mueller Rd, 63123.  Please note "Community Outreach" on your envelope and in the memo line.  You can also now donate through the Online Giving button on our parish website  Your monetary donations will be added to your year-end statement from St. Simon church.  

If you have further questions or need help to get signed up, please contact Diane (314-488-1911) or Ken (314-494-6290) and we would be more than happy to assist or sign you up. Your support in this parish outreach endeavor is greatly appreciated.

Thank you & God Bless!!

Date: 04/18/2018 (Wed.)

Created by:   St. Simon Church
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Location Time (CDT) Available Slot
Lower church hall. Someone will be there to collect your donated item.  2:30pm - 3:00pm  

Provide Dessert (5)

Please name what you are donating in the "My Comment" box.

All slots filled
Mary Anne Weiss
Meet at SS
Miriam House
Apple pie leave in church kitchen around 9-10:00am
Carol Fuller
Diane Rasch
Marla Wokurka
brownies, i will put them in kitchen in lower church hall

Provide 1 Gallon Sweet Tea, 1 8-10 Qt Container Powder Lemonade Mix, & 1 Gallon Unsweetened Tea

Please let us know where you will be dropping off your donation in the "My Comment" box.

Sharon Orf
Bring to St S

Provide 50 Small Dessert Plates

Please let us know where you will be dropping off your donation in the "My Comment" box.

Maggie Moore
will put in LCH kitchen
Fisher House 3131 Koch Road St. Louis, MO 63125 (Parking available)  3:30pm - 6:30pm  

Help Prepare, Serve and Clean up the meal (Dinner at 5:30) (10)

Please let us know if you will be meeting us at St. Simon or at Fisher House in the "My Comment" box.

All slots filled
Mary Anne Weiss
Meet at SS
James Wertz Wertz (2)
Carol Fuller
Kim Kitowski (3)
Becky Rathmann
Meet at SS
Sharon Orf
Meet at St Simon
Joe Orf
Meet at StS

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