Brazil - Charitable activities of “São João Bosco” parish of Alto da Lapa

23 June 2020

São Paulo, Brazil - June 2020 - Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached Brazil and social isolation began, the parish "São João Bosco" of Alto da Lapa, directed by Fr Cláudio Motta, SDB, organized various assistance and support activities for needy families in the western zone of São Paulo. Overall, over 460 food baskets were offered during this period; protective masks created by the group "Parents and Friends of Young Missionary Teenagers" were given to families and hospitals; about 700 blankets were collected and distributed to needy and homeless families; over 200 meals were distributed to people on the street. Furthermore, during this period a fire struck a community in Jaguaré and for this reason a campaign was carried out to collect food and basic necessities for the families of that area.


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