The next Christian service activity with our SSJ School Families is our annual Thanksgiving project which we have entitled “Families Feeding Families.” Each year, the faculty, staff and students of SSJ have helped St. Vincent de Paul fill their pantry by donating non-perishable food items so that less fortunate families will have the opportunity of enjoying a nice Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. As always, we do our best to provide the “extras,” while the members of St. Vincent de Paul provide the fresh fruits and vegetables, turkeys or ham, package the dinner items and personally deliver them to local families. This year, we are asking our students and their families to kindly donate any of the following:
boxed macaroni/cheese pancake mix oatmeal
green beans corn/peas beef stew
jelly applesauce fruit cocktail
peanut butter canned pasta stuffing mix
cereal bars packaged noodles canned tuna/meats
cereal canned soups canned gravies
Any and all donations will be greatly appreciated. These items should be brought to school on Monday morning, November 20th. Focusing on our theme of “Actions With a Spirit of Joy,” the students will gather with their School Families to assemble all of their food items, decorate their donation boxes, and pray for the families in need. We thank you in advance for whatever food donations you can contribute, and for your continued support of the “SSJ School Families” program.