Mount Carmel Guild plans annual gala Oct. 20

October 5, 2023 at 11:47 a.m.


All who support the mission of Mount Carmel Guild of Trenton diocesan outreach agency that provides assistance to the poor and vulnerable in greater Mercer County, are invited to attend the 28th Annual Fall Gala scheduled for Oct. 20 in the Trenton Country Club, 201 Sullivan Way, Trenton.

The Gala, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m., serves as the agency’s annual fundraiser and enables the organization to assist those in need of home health nursing, food, utilities and rental assistance and general community support.

Since 1920, the Guild has focused on two goals – to provide assistance through its Home Health Nursing Program and the Community Support Program.

“This gala provides important funding to help the Guild provide basic needs services to those of Trenton and Mercer County,” according to Mary Inkrot, executive director. In 2022, the Guild’s Community Support program averaged 1,400 household visits per month, providing food for 44,000 individuals. Between January and June of this year, the Guild averaged, 1,440 household visits per month.

The agency’s accredited Home Health Nursing program provided 770 units of care for low-income seniors, which include routine medical care as well as nutrition advice. 

The Gala will serve as an opportunity to acknowledge a number of individuals and entities who have supported the Guild and its mission. This year’s Award winners are:

• Good Neighbor Award: St. Gregory the Great Food Pantry, Hamilton Square (to be received by John Zubricky; St. Ann Parish Altar-Rosary Society, Lawrenceville (to be received by Barb Rowcotsky and Michele McCullough), and The College of New Jersey Student Athletes

• Community Service Award: Brian, Judy, Abby and Nate Duff

• Bishop Thomas J. Walsh Award: Nancy Lucash

• Guild Appreciation Award: Laura and Joe Sarubbi

Tickets for the Gala may be purchased online at https://www.mtcarmelguild.org/gala, or by calling 609-392-5159 ext. 111.


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All who support the mission of Mount Carmel Guild of Trenton diocesan outreach agency that provides assistance to the poor and vulnerable in greater Mercer County, are invited to attend the 28th Annual Fall Gala scheduled for Oct. 20 in the Trenton Country Club, 201 Sullivan Way, Trenton.

The Gala, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m., serves as the agency’s annual fundraiser and enables the organization to assist those in need of home health nursing, food, utilities and rental assistance and general community support.

Since 1920, the Guild has focused on two goals – to provide assistance through its Home Health Nursing Program and the Community Support Program.

“This gala provides important funding to help the Guild provide basic needs services to those of Trenton and Mercer County,” according to Mary Inkrot, executive director. In 2022, the Guild’s Community Support program averaged 1,400 household visits per month, providing food for 44,000 individuals. Between January and June of this year, the Guild averaged, 1,440 household visits per month.

The agency’s accredited Home Health Nursing program provided 770 units of care for low-income seniors, which include routine medical care as well as nutrition advice. 

The Gala will serve as an opportunity to acknowledge a number of individuals and entities who have supported the Guild and its mission. This year’s Award winners are:

• Good Neighbor Award: St. Gregory the Great Food Pantry, Hamilton Square (to be received by John Zubricky; St. Ann Parish Altar-Rosary Society, Lawrenceville (to be received by Barb Rowcotsky and Michele McCullough), and The College of New Jersey Student Athletes

• Community Service Award: Brian, Judy, Abby and Nate Duff

• Bishop Thomas J. Walsh Award: Nancy Lucash

• Guild Appreciation Award: Laura and Joe Sarubbi

Tickets for the Gala may be purchased online at https://www.mtcarmelguild.org/gala, or by calling 609-392-5159 ext. 111.

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