As Haiti struggles in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, a Pittsford parish is planning its long-standing tradition to benefit a hospital on the island.
St. Louis Parish’s 51st-annual corn sale will take place Sept. 11 and 12 at the church, located on 64 S. Main St. in Pittsford. The Powers family, which operates Powers Farm Market in Pittsford, supplies the parish with the corn. The parish will sell bags of corn, each containing six ears, for a suggested donation of $5 per bag. The sale will take place after the 4:30 p.m. Mass Sept. 11, and following the 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday Masses Sept. 12.
In addition to the corn sale, the parish’s Haiti Team also sells locally made Christmas ornaments each December to raise money for St. Damien.