Twelve Baskets

CLICK HERE to view the past fiscal year Twelve Baskets Generosity Report.


Pax Christi’s Twelve Baskets Ministry is dedicated to building a bridge between our Pax Christi community resources and people in need and to provide opportunities for individuals to share their time, talents and resources in the service of others as taught by Jesus.

Our name comes from Luke 9:14–17: “For there were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, ‘Make them sit down in groups of about fifty each.’ They did so and made them all sit down. And taking the five loaves and the two fish he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. And all ate and were filled. What was left over was gathered up, twelve baskets of broken pieces.”

Twelve Baskets Ministry is part of the Social Justice Ministry Area. It is a group of committed volunteers who give of their time and talent to plan and execute “Giving Drives” providing goods to partner agencies that address issues of human suffering such as poverty, homelessness, hunger, untimely pregnancies, etc.

The following are drives for 2016/2017

Book Drive
Hat and Mitten Drive
Thanksgiving Meals Drive
Holiday Store    November
Share the Joy Christmas Drive           
Bridging Inc.
Easter Baskets
Baby Supplies
Urban Adventure
Back to School Supplies
Book Drive

September 17/18, 24/25, 2016
October 29/30, 2017
November 19/20, 2016
November 26/27, December 3/4, 2016
December 3/4, 10/11, 2016
February 25/26, 2017
March 25/26, April 1/2, 2017
May 13/14, 2017
August 12/13, 2017
September 2017

We also have an ongoing food drive. Click here for details.

We currently have our planning meetings on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:00–8:00PM in the Martin Luther King room (239).

Please call the parish office, 952-941-3150, if you have any questions.

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12100 Pioneer Trail
Eden Prairie, MN 55347


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