Located at 308 South Scott St in South Bend, is the hub of all Society business. It is located in the former Saint Patrick’s school. The Center is the place where layettes are assembled, new clothing, shoes, and used clothing are sorted. The Center is alive with activity most every Wednesday morning from mid-August to mid-December for Read more

Our longest standing project started in 1947, the layette program provides clothing and essentials to babies born to needy mothers. Layettes are assembled at the Center and distributed to Saint Joseph Health Systems’ Mishawaka Medical Center, and Beacon Health Systems’ Memorial Hospital of South Bend. Caseworkers at these facilities give Read more

This special project was started in 2005 in conjunction with the Women’s Care Center. When a women/girl has a positive pregnancy test at the Women’s Care Center, she is given a Layette of Hope as a gift from the Christ Child Society. The layette consists of a onesie tee shirt, a pair of baby socks and a prayer. It is our Hope that this layette will Read more

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    Let Love Shine

    The Christ Child Society Celebrates 70 Years

    Save the Date

    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    The History Museum – South Bend

    Opening Night of the Christ Child Society Exhibition

    Cocktail Party and Silent Auction

     

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    National Christ Child Convention

    This year’s Christ Child National Conference will be held September 22-26, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

     

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    Fall Meeting and Luncheon

    This meeting/social event will be in October 20, 2016, at 11:30am at Windsor Park Conference Center, Mishawaka.

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History

The Christ Child Society of South Bend was founded on August 6, 1947, by Mrs. Jerome J. Crowley.  More

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Membership

The Christ Child Society of South Bend has over 400 members at various stages of participation in its mission. More