Helping Hugs Inc., the nonprofit mission organization of St. William Catholic Church, recently held the Fête for Haiti dinner/auction in the church parish hall. Dinner was catered by Tom Delaney, of Delaney’s Bistro, and ably served by members of the St. William youth group. Former Brunswick Mayor Bryan Thompson was the auctioneer.

Proceeds from the event benefited St. Joseph Parish in Côtes-de-Fer, Haiti, St. William’s twin parish, as designated by the Parish Twinning Program of the Americas.Donors to Helping Hugs have made it possible to provide educational, medical and material assistance to the people of St. Joseph Parish and its 10 surrounding mountain communities.