The Christ Child Society of South Bend has relocated to Miracle Lane in the Town and Country Shopping Center in Mishawaka. Bishop Kevin Rhoades blessed the new center on July 14 in a small ceremony. The Clothing Center will be open for clients on August 12 with procedures modified to accommodate health precautions.

CCS has served over a quarter million children in Saint Joseph County since 1947. Children receive NEW winter coats, clothing and shoes plus gently used clothing donated by schools and parishes.

An Open House will be scheduled once large gatherings are safe again. In the meantime, a virtual tour will be filmed and posted on the CCS website ( later this fall.

For information about becoming a member, contact Tricia Shafer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 288 6028.