Oral History

Katherine Council and Lillian Alston - On Heavenly Groceries, St. Joseph's Church, and the importance of volunteering

Interviewed by Khristian Curry and Ayat Soufan on October 17, 2011

This interview is a part of the Marian Cheek Jackson Center’s A Place at the Table series. Katherine Council and Lillian Alston talk about their time volunteering with Heavenly Groceries. Katherine describes the origin of the food ministry before both women discuss their ties to the community and the people in it. In this they talk about specific people they have come to know and touch on their connection with St. Joseph’s Church. Also discussed in the interview is the women’s past work volunteering as well as why it is important to them.

Katherine Council and Lillian Alston - On Heavenly Groceries, St. Joseph's Church, and the importance of volunteering

Oral history interview of Council, Katherine conducted by Curry, Khristian on October 17, 2011 at Heavenly Groceries, Chapel Hill, NC. Processed by Barnhill, Cole.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Katherine Council and Lillian Alston - On Heavenly Groceries, St. Joseph's Church, and the importance of volunteering,” From the Rock Wall, accessed May 21, 2022, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/katherine-council-and-lillian-alston.

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