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St. Mary’s Church Supports Children’s Fund

FULTON, NY – Parishioners of St. Mary’s Church in Oswego donated dozens of new toys to Oswego County Children’s Fund.

Rev. John Hogan, his faithful Sheltie, Tavis, and Michelle Brown (right) of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Oswego present Helen Hoefer, supervisor of Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Emergency Services program with the first of two large donations of children’s gifts from the parishioners of St. Mary’s Church in Oswego.
Rev. John Hogan, his faithful Sheltie, Tavis, and Michelle Brown (right) of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Oswego present Helen Hoefer, supervisor of Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Emergency Services program with the first of two large donations of children’s gifts from the parishioners of St. Mary’s Church in Oswego.

Established last year through collaboration with Catholic Charities of Oswego County, the Department of Social Services, and United Way of Oswego County, the Oswego County Children’s Fund will be distribute the toys to less fortunate children in throughout Oswego County.

Supervisor of Catholic Charities’ Emergency Services program Helen Hoefer was happy to receive the donation and thankful that St. Mary’s thought of them.

“With the requests we are receiving this holiday season we are very grateful to the parishioners of St. Mary’s for their very generous donations.  They donated a wonderful assortment gifts that will go a long way in helping us meet those requests. These donations will help put smiles on the faces of many children as they enjoy the opportunity to unwrap a present on Christmas morning,” said Hoefer.