Christmas is a time of hope and
compassion. We can honor the spirit of the season by embracing St.
Vincent de Paul’s call to serve those in need.
The Office of Campus Ministry
invites students, faculty and staff to support the annual
“Sponsor-A-Family” program. Offered through St. John’s Bread and
Life Soup Kitchen, “Sponsor-A-Family” delivers food, clothing and
toys to families facing difficult circumstances this
Through the program, St. John’s Bread and Life hopes to serve food
to more than 2,000 families and provide warm winter gear to
approximately 1,000 individuals this season. Bread and Life is
located in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Founded in
1982 as a ministry of the Daughters of Charity and the Vincentian
Fathers, the organization is sponsored by St. John’s
Your donations also are needed to help St. John’s Bread and Life to
provide food and toys for families in need. Donate online at www.stjohns.edu/giving, or
download the attached donation form and mail it with your
University Center, Room B23
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
For more information about “Sponsor-A-Family,” contact Kate
Giancatarino: (718) 990-6115; firstname.lastname@example.org. If you
have questions about donations, please call (718) 990-2102.
Thank you for your support this Christmas Season!