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February 11, 2021
When 7-year-old Dante Olshefski set out to do a good deed, he had no idea he would inspire so many others to do the same. Dante, who is in second grade, came home from school one day and told his...
January 28, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis met with David M. Beasley, the executive director of the U.N. World Food Program, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2020. Headquartered in Rome, the WFP...
December 24, 2020
NEWARK, NJ - About 400 needy residents turned up at Saint John’s Soup Kitchen in Newark for an annual Christmas Eve tradition that served up hot meals along with stockings and gift bags.
December 2, 2020
As the holiday season gets under way, the dedicated staff and volunteers at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark are working tirelessly to bring help and hope to the most vulnerable among...
November 30, 2020
Members of the local police department delivered food to Saint Peter Parish in Belleville in time for the food pantry’s Thanksgiving Day distribution.
November 30, 2020
PATERSON, N.J. (CNS) -- Going hungry is bad enough at any time, but at Thanksgiving, a holiday built around enjoying the fruits of a bountiful harvest, being hungry can be extra troublesome. Agencies...
November 24, 2020
Volunteers at The Mercy House in Newark gave away 165 turkeys to the needy of the community along with the trimmings, pies, and towels. The event was dubbed the "Turkey and Towels" giveaway.
November 20, 2020
Christ the Teacher School in Fort Lee has donated to local food pantries this holiday season. Mrs. Cynthia Schirm, Principal and the Student Council raised over $2,000 in Shop-Rite gift cards and...
November 17, 2020
Union members from Teamsters Local 863, in Mountainside, N.J. delivered food to the soup kitchen at St. John Parish in Newark and the food pantry at St. Peter Parish in Belleville. Several times a...
November 16, 2020
During the Covid Pandemic the needs in many of our Parish Food Pantries has increased. At a recent Zoom Meeting the Food Pantry Coordinator from St. Ann in Hoboken, Tiffany Kane, met up with Carolyn...