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HCCEF 24 Hour Fast

St. Raphael Hawks
HCCEF 24 Hour Fast

As we have shared, to support our families and students from across the Halton region, St. Raphael staff are joining together as a team to fast for 24 hours from June 3rd to June 4th . This fast is to support the Halton Catholic Children’s Education Foundation (HCCEF), a charitable organization that works in partnership with the Halton Catholic District School Board. Its mission is to support our students and families in need through financial support. These unprecedented times have left so many families in need and the HCCEF has seen a dramatic increase in requests for assistance. You will see below the list of participating staff members and what they will fasting from. Each day, you will also see the names of our participating families joining in solidarity with us to support those in need. As we give up these ‘things’ we are fasting from, we will be thinking and praying for those who are going without the basic necessities of life, such as food and hygiene products. Fasting by choice is very different than being forced to fast out of lack of money and resources.


Mr. Vigna…coffee
Ms. Herrington….tea
Mrs. Esperanca….chips and popcorn
Mrs. Dusome…television
Mrs. Kirkpatrick…solid food
Mrs. Park…chocolate
Ms. Szabo…sweets
Mme Tittarelli….coffee
Mr. Cagalj…coffee
Mrs. Bredin….chocolate
Mrs. Servos…chocolate
Mrs. Young…online shopping
Mrs. Boiago…coffee
Miss Lattanzi…coffee
Mr. Jordan…meats
Ms. Sertic…solid food
Ms. Musitano…online shopping
Ms. Dover…potato chips
Mr. Emili…coffee
Ms. Miles…chocolate


To help support those who may be struggling, we are asking for your consideration to sponsor our team’s – the St. Raphael Hawks – efforts. Your donations will support our students in so many ways. Donations can be made to our team’s efforts at the “HCCEF 24 Hour Fast” at:
https://www.canadahelps.org/s/twJCT
We look forward to coming together as in solidarity and in community to help those who are in need of our prayers and efforts!


Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have,
for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.
Hebrews 13:16

Elementary School SecretaryHCCEF 24 Hour Fast