Monthly Archives

August 2017

Volunteer In-service Gatherings

Our volunteers are our strength.  Volunteers make up more than 2/3 of our workforce hours.  But we can use more in new ways.  Therefore, we are reaching out to our partners and past volunteers as we work to strengthen our volunteer program.  We are reconnecting with past volunteers and searching for new ones as we continue to expand our programs into new areas. Wondering

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School Readiness Program

Part of the mission of Feast of Justice is to empower transformation of households.  To that end, our school readiness program aims to ensure that our children are prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing school supplies.  The supplies will be distributed on August 22 and 23, but we need your help! The complete list of items needed includes: Backpacks Composition

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“Bountiful” is the program that provides gently-used clothing and household items free of charge to our guests.  Although most families seek out Feast of Justice to assist with food resources, Bountiful is a hit.  In the last year, we distributed over 19700 items through this program—which were much appreciated by our guests. This happens only through the generosity of our partners, so we rely

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Resource Counselors

Thanks to Jewish Family and Children’s Services and to the BenePhilly mobile van from the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment.  They each have provided us with resource counselors that help to connect our guests to public benefits such as SNAP, Medicaid, or rent rebates.  We know that the food and items we provide can help families in a crisis moment, but we also know

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