Appalachia Outreach

 Page Last Updated 8/17/2019

Piarist Mission Community Outreach Program in Appalachia

 Many people in Eastern Kentucky's Appalachia are impoverished and struggle daily just to fulfill their basic needs for themselves and for their children.  To help them meet some of these needs, Holy Family Parish collects personal hygiene supplies to help the children and teens in the depressed areas of Appalachia.  These vital supplies will be distributed to those who need them by the Outreach Program of the Piarist Fathers’ Mission located in Hager Hill, Kentucky, in the Diocese of Lexington. Between 800 and 1000 children are served by their outreach ministry.

The annual collection is normally held the first two weeks of November. Basic hygiene items needed are diapers, underwear, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.  A full list is available in the Narthex during the drive. Your past contributions are appreciated.

You can find out more about the Piarist Fathers' Mission at this link.  This project is sponsored by the participants and members of RCIA, the Invitation to Catholic Teachings ministry, and the Social Concerns ministry.  If you have any questions please feel free to call Sharon Burger at 812-630-3257 or speak to the members of these wonderful ministries.


“We are God’s servants, working together” 

1 Corinthians  3:9