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The Outreach Program at Our Lady of Tahoe Church began in 1992 to assist 10 families. It is currently helping 70 families - over 430 local people (230 adults + 200 children). We also assist 5 additional families on the “wait list” each month with extra food we may have to distribute. We provide supplemental food boxes on a monthly basis; boxes contain - eggs, cheese, fresh vegetables, canned goods, meat, tortillas - this constitutes a balanced diet. Thirty five volunteers help distribute the food into the boxes the 2nd Friday of each month (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM), and on the following Saturday (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) our families come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes. We spend about $2,000 a month on food purchases at wholesale prices. These purchases come from the Food Bank of Northern Nevada, Bonanza Produce, and local businesses, along with donated food products from collections at each mass.

Our Outreach Program also assists with:

  • Education: We distribute books that are age appropriate to the Outreach children during the year.
  • Medical: Insurance information is given out to our families.
  • Dental: Toothbrushes and toothpaste are given out 2 times/year.
  • Referrals to other agencies
  • Christmas: Outreach places a Sharing Tree in the church for parishioners and visitors to donate presents for our Outreach children.
  • Household items: furniture, clothing, towels, sheets, blankets are collected for families and distributed.
Our Outreach Program continues because of the generous donations from parishioners and visitors to our parish.

Outreach News

Outreach 3 November 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, November 3rd, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, November 4th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 13 October 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, October 13th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, October 14th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 8 September 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, September 8th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, September 9th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 11 August 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, August 11th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, August 12th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 14 July 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, July 14th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, July 15th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 9 June 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, June 9th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, June 10th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 3 November 2017

By Paul Munsey | October 28, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, November 3rd, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, November 4th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 13 October 2017

By Paul Munsey | October 7, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, October 13th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, October 14th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 8 September 2017

By Paul Munsey | September 2, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, September 8th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, September 9th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 11 August 2017

By Paul Munsey | August 5, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, August 11th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, August 12th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 14 July 2017

By Paul Munsey | July 8, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, July 14th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, July 15th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 9 June 2017

By Paul Munsey | June 3, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, June 9th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, June 10th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 12 May 2017

By Paul Munsey | May 5, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, May 12th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, May 13th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 7 April 2017

By Paul Munsey | March 31, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, April 7th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, April 8th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 10 March 2017

By Paul Munsey | March 3, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, March 10th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, March 11th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

Outreach 10 February 2017

By Paul Munsey | February 3, 2017

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, February 10th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, February 11th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.