St. Elizabeth’s Guild
St. Elizabeth’s Guild is an independent organization that provides support for various children’s programs of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, including Padua House, St. John the Baptist Head Start, Isaiah 43 Parenting and Mentoring, Therapeutic Family Services (TFS) and Cornerstone Kids. The Guild has provided monetary support as well as the gift of their time and talent to support the children of Catholic Charities for more than 40 years.
At their January 2017 general meeting, St. Elizabeth’s Guild generously donated $101,000 in support of five Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans programs!
They also supported Catholic Charities through various events in 2016:
Check Presentation During their January General Meeting
The Guild donated the proceeds of their 2015 luncheon, $99,250, to their Catholic Charities programs!
Head Start Mardi Gras Parade
A fun-filled morning of New Orleans-style costumes and parading for our Head Start students!
Head Start Spring Treasure Hunt
Students at St. John the Baptist Head Start searched the playground for shapes, candy, prizes and more!
2016 Youth Conference & NYTD (National Youth in Transition Database) Reunion
The youth and former graduates of Independent Living Skills Program enjoyed a day filled with games, guest speakers, and networking hosted and sponsored by the Guild!
Additionally, St. Elizabeth’s Guild’s annual Volunteer Activist Luncheon honors ten outstanding community leaders while raising funds for the Catholic Charities programs they support.
Kathi Zimmerman, President
Kathleen Robert, 1st Vice President
Cindy Paulin, 2nd Vice President
Casey Klaman, Recording Secretary
Joan Ingram, Corresponding Secretary
Karen Pilie, Treasurer
Cindy Wooderson, Immediate Past President
Suzette Herpich, Parliamentarian
Father Mike O’Rourke, Spiritual Director