Monthly Archives

April 2017

Bringing Nutrition to Our Community

Einstein Medical Center, along with Health Promotion Council, The Food Trust and SHARE, is working in Philadelphia and Montgomery counties to help improve the healthfulness of food pantries and the communities they serve.   Einstein’s A Better Health network of nutritionists has been with Feast of Justice for nearly two years, providing nutrition education and healthy food tastings to pantry clients. The team takes difficult

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Reading Buddies Summer Program

As we approach summer, Feast of Justice is preparing once again for our Reading Buddies Summer Program. The program will be offered the weeks of July 10, 17, 31, and August 7, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:45 until 1:15. The program offers children in grades pre-k through sixth grade reading enrichment, arts and crafts, healthy eating, and outdoor play. The program is staffed

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Unified voices can enact change!

As part of Feast of Justice’s mission of empowering and transforming lives, we are developing an advocate voice for our guests so they are able to communicate with their elected officials about matters that affect them.   Volunteers will be present at the beginning of cupboard sessions to distribute information about how to contact elected representatives regarding issues which impact our guests and the community.

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New Volunteer Orientation

As we transition into the Spring, more volunteers are needed to help our programs continue.  Volunteers are needed for direct service during times of distribution, for helping us to unload deliveries and pick up food from partners, for administrative tasks like computer and office support, for developing programs to educate our community and more.  The list of volunteer opportunities seems endless—and the need is

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Our Garden is Growing

Last year, we initiated a community garden that helped to grow produce for our guests.  This year, as we continue this program, we hope to also use it as a source of education in urban gardening for the community.  Do you have a green thumb or do you want to develop one?  Contact us to sign up to help out with the garden project.