The Diocese of Des Moines
Hurricane Relief Fund created
November 2, 2012
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

Bishop Richard Pates is encouraging a special collection this weekend in parishes for Hurricane Sandy relief. He said: "As we witnessed through the images that flooded the media this past week, thousands upon thousands of our firends in the Northeast suffered both physical injury as well as loss and destruction of property and prized possessions. In response to the critical need of the victims of this natural tragedy, the Diocese of Des Moines is accepting donations, which will be quickly forwarded to Catholic Charities USA to assist those severely affected by this disaster." Gifts can be made online or sent to Hurricane Relief Fund, Diocese of Des Moines, 601 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309.


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