OUTREACH MINISTRIES & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Community Life and Outreach coordinates our parish resources, extending our Catholic faith to improve the quality of life for our neighbors. If you would like more information on volunteering, please contact Carolyn Painley in our Parish Office at 336.272.4681 ext. 104 or email HERE. Some of our featured Outreach and Community Partnerships are shown below.
An annual event that raises awareness and money for local, national and international services for the poor and hungry. Saint Pius X consistently has many walkers and is one of the top money-raisers in Greensboro. Planning starts in late summer and the walk takes place in the fall. The next walk will be in October, 2020.
Help Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Pantry – buy and place items in our food cart, located in the baptistry of our church. Each month, needed items are listed in the bulletin. There are also special food collections and food sorting that may take place during the spring and fall.
HOT DISH & HOPE
Hot Dish and Hope in downtown Greensboro serves an already prepared dinner to over 150 individuals every Tuesday & Thursday evening. Our parish helps serve on the 3rd Thursday and 5th Tuesday of each month. This is a great chance for entire families to participate together, reaching out to those in need. Use this link to sign up HERE.
MOBILE MEALS DELIVERY
Teams of Drivers and Navigators deliver meals to homebound and/or elderly individuals serviced by Senior Resources of Guilford on the first Monday of each month.
OUT OF THE GARDEN WAREHOUSE NIGHTS
Package and sort food that will be delivered to Guilford County School students who do not have enough to eat at the Out of the Garden Project Warehouse, 300 NC 68, pick up donated items and take to OOTGP or help distribute food at a Mobile Meal Market. There are many varied ways and times to get involved at OOTGP. Visit HERE to learn more. Call the Parish Office for more information.
POTTERS HOUSE COMMUNITY KITCHEN
Purchase, prepare and serve the evening meal to shelter residents at Weaver House, Greensboro Urban Ministry. Our parish participates the 3rd Friday of every month. Dinner preparation starts at 5:00 pm. Volunteer as your time permits. To sign up, visit HERE.
Located in downtown Greensboro, Step Up Greensboro offers monthly classes for people who are ready to make positive changes and become self-sufficient through employment. Jobs readiness mentors are needed to write resumes and lead mock interviews. This ministry is on-going and volunteers are welcome to join any time. Opportunities are flexible and training is available through Step Up. Call the parish office if you would like to attend a Lunch and Learn at Step Up Greensboro.
St Pius provides dinner, social and recreational activities for intellectually and developmentally disabled adults in Guilford County on the first Friday evening of the month. Activities include karaoke, bingo, pot lucks and dances are offered here on our campus. This is a great volunteer activity for families and donations of dinner food are also needed. More information, including food sign-up is HERE.