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Only In Print: St. Fidelis’ Outreach Program Hits the Streets to Help the Needy

Volunteers for the St. Fidelis Street Outreach wrapped up another successful ministry on Saturday, April 2. At center is Sister Ruth Lautt, the organizer. The rest of the team includes (left to right) Tony Leon, Debbie Henrich, Erin Neeson, Erik Menjivar, Joanne Fogarty, and Valerie Kaplan. (Photos: Bill Miller)

Nearby parishes also help out the College Point project

COLLEGE POINT — The weather was chilly, still, dozens of people swarmed small card tables piled high with sandwiches, fresh produce, canned goods, toiletries, and clothing offered by St. Fidelis Street Outreach near the intersection of 14th Avenue and College Point Boulevard.

The Street Outreach began two years ago during the pandemic, but by then, St. Fidelis Parish had already had a lot of experience helping the needy. Since then, the outreach has become …

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