Back To School Supplies

Back To School Supplies

We are getting ready for our annual event of distributing new school supplies to the children we serve, and those that are in need in our neighborhood. This year we are in need of donations of backpacks and supplies to help our children get ready for another school...
Summer Meals for Children

Summer Meals for Children

Summer has arrived, but hunger doesn’t take a vacation. During the school year, thousands  of low-income students eat free or reduced-price meals at schools. For too many children, the lunch they receive at school is their only meal. However, during the summer...
Our Annual Block Party

Our Annual Block Party

Today we had our annual block party for the guests. We served our Sunday meal outdoors on this beautiful June day. We had a large crowd of 550 people come for the meal. The menu was chicken, potato salad, corn bread, and ice cream sandwiches for dessert. After the...
Series On Poverty In Philadelphia

Series On Poverty In Philadelphia

This past week the Philadelphia Daily News published a four part series on poverty in Philadelphia: “Tapped Out: A Special Report on Poverty in the City.” The newspaper takes an in-depth look at poverty – who experiences it, how we got here and what...
Volunteer Appreciation Day

Volunteer Appreciation Day

Today we had our annual Spring Fling – Volunteer Appreciation Day celebration. The events for the day began with Sunday Mass in the chapel followed by a reception in the dining room. This is the time of the year that we honor all our volunteers. Our ministry...
Interfaith Walk for Peace

Interfaith Walk for Peace

The annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation (“The Peace Walk”) took place yesterday on a beautiful Spring Sunday afternoon. This year, the Peace Walk made its way through our Kensington neighborhood. Our ministry participated in...