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DAILY MEALS ON THE WAY FOR C’STED’S HOMELESS

Catholic Charities and the St. Croix Community Foundation for Community Development have teamed up to open a daily soup kitchen in Christiansted.
The kitchen, at 32A King Street near Sunday Market Square, will officially open on Tuesday, according to Catholic Charities representatives. The St. Croix Foundation has identified two buildings that will be repaired with funds from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant to house the program.
Once the buildings are completed, Catholic Charities will serve dinner for the homeless at 4 p.m. daily. The facility will also include a bank for donated items, including clothes. Also available will be counseling and administrative offices and shower facilities.
The Catholic Charities Family Education Program has been in operation since 1961 on St. Croix and St. Thomas, and as of last month on St. John. The program provides meals, clothing and case-management services for the poor, elderly and people suffering from mental illnesses. Catholic Charities also operates the Bethlehem Shelters for the Homeless on St. Croix and St. Thomas.
The St. Croix Foundation has taken the initiative in rebuilding Christiansted through the acquisition of seven buildings in Sunday Market Square.

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Catholic Charities and the St. Croix Community Foundation for Community Development have teamed up to open a daily soup kitchen in Christiansted.
The kitchen, at 32A King Street near Sunday Market Square, will officially open on Tuesday, according to Catholic Charities representatives. The St. Croix Foundation has identified two buildings that will be repaired with funds from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant to house the program.
Once the buildings are completed, Catholic Charities will serve dinner for the homeless at 4 p.m. daily. The facility will also include a bank for donated items, including clothes. Also available will be counseling and administrative offices and shower facilities.
The Catholic Charities Family Education Program has been in operation since 1961 on St. Croix and St. Thomas, and as of last month on St. John. The program provides meals, clothing and case-management services for the poor, elderly and people suffering from mental illnesses. Catholic Charities also operates the Bethlehem Shelters for the Homeless on St. Croix and St. Thomas.
The St. Croix Foundation has taken the initiative in rebuilding Christiansted through the acquisition of seven buildings in Sunday Market Square.