St. Mary's Ashburn, VA MMS Bike/walk-a-thon conducted on June 28th, 2014
St. Mary's Orthodox Church - 43825 Jenkins Ln Ashburn, VA 20147 MMS successfully conducted a Bike/ walk-a-thon as a charity fundraiser. 70 participants biked/walked for a good cause and raised more than $1,000. All participants enjoyed the event.
All the proceedings went to Missionaries of Charity, DC. The residents are terribly ill and/or old. 10 ladies from our church, went to Missionaries of Charity, DC on July 12 and we prepared lunch for the residents and money raised from Walk-a-thon after purchasing, the must needed stuffs for the residents like coffee powder, creamer, toilet paper etc., was handed over to the Mother Superior, sister Tanya.Our ladies cooked some Kerala special dishes for the sisters at the Charity house. We talked and spent time with the residents after the lunch. Mother superior expressed their immense pleasure and thanks to us. This visit shed a light on us, our life is so fragile, and the family and friends around us is a real blessing. We thank God Almighty for all the blessings showered on us.
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