Benet Hill, Mount St. Francis to hold ‘Stuff the Truck’ event
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery and the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration of Colorado Springs will celebrate Catholic Sisters Week by holding a “Stuff the Truck” event March 11-12. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of the 475,000 Coloradans who experience hunger daily, of whom 150,000 are children. Food donations for Westside Cares, an ecumenical organization that provides four-day food packages to those in need, will be collected at several locations in the Pikes Peak Region.
- On March 11, donations will be collected from 12-3 p.m. at Sisters’ Thrift & Boutique, located at 8674 Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, 80920.
- On March 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., food donations will be collected at Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, Colorado Springs, 80921.
- On March 12 from 4:30-6:30 p.m., food donations will be collected at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 2560 Parish View, Colorado Springs, 80919.
Grocery bags with a list of the most needed items can be picked up at the above locations, or see https://benethillmonastery.org/ways-to-give-back/catholic-sisters-week/.