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Five K of C councils from Brevard County prepared food for students from Melbourne Catholic High School who participated in the school's Christian Service Day. Knights donated and cooked food for 435 students and 60 faculty members who participated in the event.

Pope John Paul I Assembly in Ocala provided an honor guard for the installation of Father Robert Trujillo as the new pastor of Holy Family Church in Williston.

St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Assembly in Spring Hill helped place more than 150 wreaths at Florida Hills Memorial Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America initiative. Knights also provided an honor guard for the ceremony with the Civil Air Patrol.

Our Lady of the Rosary Council 8104 in Land O'Lakes hosted its annual "Basket of Cheer" raffle just before the holidays. Knights displayed the basket at an area business, and proceeds from the raffle were used to ship care packages to U.S. troops serving overseas.

Resurrection Council 11189 in Winter Garden provided Christmas ornaments for attendees at a pre-school Christmas party at Resurrection Church. A member of the council also portrayed Santa at the event.

Obispo Enrique San Pedro Council 15224 in Miami donated 32 pallets of pork and 165 pounds of assorted food to the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul for distribution to the needy at Christmas. Knights also raffled a Fontanini Nativity at its parish, netting $3,000 for the council's charitable fund.

El Consejo Obispo Enrique San Pedro, #15224, de Miami, donó 32 tarimas de carne de cerdo y 165 libras de alimentos surtidos a la Hermanas de la Caridad de St. Vincent de Paul para ser distribuidas entre los necesitados durante las fiestas navideñas. Caballeros también rifaron un nacimiento Fontanini en su parroquia, recolectando la cantidad de $3,000 dólares para el fondo de obras de caridad del consejo.

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St. Anna's Council 14425 in Monroe contributed half of the development cost to create a new website for its parish. In addition, Financial Secretary Robert Gaubert designed the architecture for the new site. The council also marched in the City of Monroe Christmas Parade with other ministry groups from St. Anna's Church and local Fourth Degree Knights.

Sweetwater Council 10821 in Douglasville donated teddy bears to the Douglasville Police Department at the council's annual Christmas dinner. The teddy bears are given to children that police officers encounter while on duty.

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St. Joseph Council 10891 in Asheboro raised $410 during its annual Christmas tree sale. The funds were donated to the building campaign at St. Joseph Church.

Father Bernard McDevitt Council 15085 in Waynesville placed Christmas wreaths at the Black Mountain Veterans Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America program.

St. Michael the Archangel Council 15250 at Fort Bragg in North Carolina delivered Christmas food packages to 38 wounded soldiers and 120 needy or disabled senior citizens. Twenty-six Knights and their families helped make the deliveries.

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Don Juan Ponce de Leon Council 1719 in Ponce and its ladies' auxiliary participated in a march for life organized by the Puerto Rico State Council. The council also donated clothing and other basic goods to families who lost their homes in a recent fire on the island.

El Consejo Don Juan Ponce de León, #1719, de Ponce y las Damas Colombinas participaron en la marcha por la vida organizada por el Consejo de Estado de Puerto Rico. El consejo también donó ropa y artículos de primera necesidad a familias que perdieron sus hogares en un reciente incendio en la isla.

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Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Council 9655 in Arlington solicited $4,444 from members, their families and parishioners to support victims of Hurricane Sandy. The council also donated 120 coats to migrant and needy children through the Order's Coats for Kids program.

St. Michael-Joseph Solari Council 11172 in Glen Allen held receptions following Mass at its parish to honor two seminarians.

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