For the 7th consecutive year, our St. Vincent De Paul Society (St. Agnes Conference) which services all 3 parishes (St. Agnes, Immaculate Conception & St. Elizabeth Ann Seton) is sponsoring the “Shoe Box Santa Project” for people of Appalachia. If you would like to participate, please fill a shoe box with some of the items listed below in both columns.

Please wrap the shoe box in Christmas paper and put a signed Christmas Card inside the shoe box to add to the recipient’s holiday cheer!

Please mark the left side on the top of each box with ‘Male’ or ‘Female’.

You may drop off your wrapped shoe boxes at any of the churches starting Monday, October 9 through Sunday, October 22. Kindly place your wrapped shoebox on the marked tables in the narthex of the church. Your generous donations will then be collected by St. Vincent De Paul Society members for distribution to the people in need in Southwest West Virginia and Kentucky.

If you have any questions, please call Carl Becker of our local St. Vincent De Paul Society at 412-751-5019. Thank you so much for your time and consideration involving this worthwhile project!


  • Razors and Blades
  • Shaving Cream and After Shave
  • Q-Tips and Cotton Balls
  • Hand Lotion
  • Corn Plasters, etc.
  • Soap (bar or liquid)
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Denture Cleanser and Adhesive
  • Mouthwash/Dental Floss
  • Deodorant
  • Nail Clippers, Sets
  • Hairbrush or Comb
  • Tweezers
  • Purse Sized Tissues
  • Band-Aids


  • Large Print Playing Cards
  • Stamps
  • Chewing Gum
  • Note Pads, Pens, Pencils
  • Hose (one size fits all)
  • Socks
  • Jar Grips
  • Dominoes, Checkers, etc.
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Calendars
  • Puzzle Books
  • Perfume
  • Folding Umbrella
  • Gloves (one size fits all)
  • Greeting/Note Cards