The 11th Annual Pennies for the Poor Project is underway. Join the Ministry of Motherhood as it seeks to have at least 3000 individuals save one penny a day for one hundred days. Proceeds will benefit its adopted school, Flor del Cafe, in the Dominican Republic. Checks payable to the Ministry of Motherhood are tax-deductible and can be mailed to Pennies for the Poor, 16 Cottage Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234. There will also be a time to drop off at St. Joseph’s (Somers Point) and Our Lady of Sorrows’ Parishes in April. If you are interested in getting your group involved, arranging a presentation or setting up a project with the school contact Alice, 609-408-2194.

Christ the Redeemer Parish Casino Night, Saturday, March 2 at 5:45 p.m., in the parish hall, 318 Carl Hasselhan Drive, Atco. Tickets include a beef & beer dinner with one free drink, $75 in play money to start, a basket raffle with a 50/50 drawing, and a DJ. Tickets are sold after Mass or in the parish office (Monday through Friday, 9-4:30). Early bird specials cost $30/pp or $55/per couple. Cost at the door is $35/pp. For tickets or more information, call Rachel, 609-941-9059.

Catholic Daughters Court St. Kateri Tekakwitha #2262, is sponsoring a Pasta Dinner on Feb. 23 from 5-8 p.m., at the parish hall of Our Lady of the Lakes  Parish, 19 Malaga Road, Collings Lakes. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 9 and under includes pasta, meatballs, salad, roll, soft drink and dessert. Takeouts are available. For more info call Diana, 856 728-2783 or Detta, 609-561-6957.

Knights of Columbus, Holy Family Council #7800 is sponsoring a Night at the Races at St. John Paul II school hall, Saturday, April 6.  Tickets include buffet dinner, beer, and setups. Buy a horse or buy a race.  Must be 21 to attend. For tickets and/or more info call Frank, 856-784-3760 or Vince, 856-625- 5695.

Good Counsel Homes South Jersey Annual Buffet and Baskets, Saturday, Feb. 23, Infant Jesus Parish, (St. Margaret’s Gym), Woodbury Heights, doors open at 6 p.m. All you can eat buffet, music by MCaesars Productions, and gift baskets.  All proceeds will benefit Good Counsel Homes, Riverside. Advance tickets by Feb. 18, $30; after 2/18 and at the door ticket prices, $40. Bring your family and friends. For tickets call Rob, 856-649-9519 or email DIETRICHRW@AOL.COM

Knights of Columbus Archangel Council 7429, Pasta Dinner and Entertainment, Saturday, Feb. 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Our Lady of Mt. Carmel gym, 178 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin. Children infant to 4 years/free; children 5-10 years/$5; 11 years and up/$25; seminarians/free. BYOB, 50/50, door prizes, music by D.J. Tommy D, singing, Sinatra, salad and pasta by Acclaimed Chef Lou. All proceeds will be donated to St. Vincent DePaul Society, Berlin toward the replacement of 1981 Ole Faithful. For advance tickets contact Bill Bansch, 609-685-6969 or

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish Weekly Bingo, every Thursday. Doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo at 7 p.m., Corpus Christi Church Hall, 369 Georgetown Rd., Carneys Point. For more information: 856-299-3833

Bingo at St. Peter in Merchantville, Wednesdays, doors will open at 5:30 p.m., food will be available for purchase; Bingo will start at 7 p.m., 15 games including a progressive jackpot; Pastors Hall, located below the church. For more info call 856-663-1373.

St. Stephen Parish, Pennsauken and Knights of Columbus Council 3512, working together to build “Prayer Pavers to Our Lady.” Order forms after weekend Masses or online at For more information, contact Michael Ciarrocca, 856-425-4799 or

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Progressive Bingo Wednesdays at 100 South Ave., Lindenwold, and Wednesdays and Fridays at 55 Warwick Road, Stratford, doors open 5:30 p.m. Call 856-783-3088.

The Christ Child Society, North Cape May, needs new cribs, other baby furniture and clothing and layettes for babies in need and coats and hats to help children in need in the community. Items go directly to the children through local agencies. Monetary donations of any amount are greatly appreciated, payable to the Christ Child Society, PO Box 882, North Cape May, NJ 08204 or for more information, call 609-602-7682.