Monthly Archives

November 2017

Expanding our Volunteer Base

We are looking to expand our volunteer base. In a time of restructuring and strengthening the roles of volunteers, we are looking to our partners for new volunteers to help in the organization in all ways.  Volunteers are needed to help out in direct service and behind the scenes, in skilled and in manual labor—in all ways! Particular skills that are needed at this

Read More »

Food For A Week

In order to help our mission to empower transformation in the community, Feast of Justice often conducts a Food for a Week poverty simulation–to help participants to see the challenges experienced in acquiring enough food to feed a family with limited resources.  On October 24, we conducted this simulation as a part of a Social Justice Symposium for staff and students of Manor College. 

Read More »

Always Being Made New

Feast of Justice was highlighted at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s celebration on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Washington DC on October 29 because of the work that we are doing to alleviate hunger and build community in Northeast Philadelphia.  In addition to connecting with other hunger leaders, we are thankful for the recognition on such a stage.

Holiday Food and Gift Programs

Tis the season—for helping Feast of Justice help families in our community through our holiday food and gift programs.  This year, we anticipate distributing over 1000 turkeys and food baskets, and over 300 toys and clothing gifts, so the need for donations and volunteers is greater than ever.  Can you help? Donations needed:  turkeys, canned vegetables, yams, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, corn bread mix,

Read More »

A Note From the Director

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.  Philippians 4:6 This is a month when anxiety levels begin to rise a little—when we have enormous programs looming ahead while the regular programs continue on as usual.  We trust that we will have enough supplies, we trust that we will

Read More »