Tag: long sleeve relief

Farmworker life in the wake of citrus decline

Editor’s note: Farmworkers interviewed in this article asked their last names not to be used. To contribute to our Long Sleeve Relief Campaign which helps farmworkers in need, click on the link on our Home Page or https://thefloridacatholic.org/lsr/ FELLSMERE  | In its heyday, a spectrum of various colors of oranges and yellows from citrus fruit… Read more »

Time for long-sleeve relief

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ORLANDO | The Long Sleeve Relief is a campaign that has been a Lenten staple for Florida Catholic readers for 15 years.  This year, the publication hopes the annual event, from Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26 to Holy Thursday, April 9, will again inspire readers to serve an important need for workers who toil in Florida’s sun while… Read more »

Start bidding! Long Sleeve Relief auction has begun

Access the auction at: https://www.ebay.com/usr/floridacatholic1939 ORLANDO | Florida Catholic’s online auction to benefit Florida’s farmworkers has been delayed a week. Originally the auction was to start May 6, but now it will start May 13. It will run for 10 days and all proceeds will be donated to the Florida Farmworker Assocation. The postponement was… Read more »

It’s time to collect Long Sleeve shirts

Readers enlisted to donate to annual Lenten campaign ORLANDO | In the past 13 years, the Long Sleeve Relief campaign for farmworkers has done more than just collected tons and tons of shirts. The Florida Catholic started the campaign in 2005, and its goal was to provide clean, long-sleeved shirts to protect farmworkers. And people… Read more »