During this time of social distancing, it’s important that we come together as a community to check in on each other. Angels of care is a group of volunteers from the St Kilda and Elwood area who are reaching out to those who might need a little extra support right now – a regular phone call, dropping off groceries or medicines, or just checking in. Although being physically close is hard right now because of the coronavirus, we can be close in the spirit of community and care.
If you need help from one of our angels, or you’d like to volunteer your support of others, please register through the parish website. We’re also seeking donations of non-perishable food and essential items or money so we can purchase supplies for those who need that extra support right now.
Today one of our Angels dropped off a little care package to one of our community members, who was too afraid to leave the house without a mask and some sanitiser. Oh, they were also out of toilet paper, we added a sneaky pack of Tim Tams to put a smile on her face. It will be the little things that make a big difference.
Let me share a prayer that might help, as we go about our work in care and compassion.