Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre was awarded a $25,306 grant from the AllOne Charities Collaborative Philanthropy Fund. The John and Josephine Thomas Foundation contributed $12,653 that was matched by AllOne Charities to help meet the continuing need for food during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant will be used to continue offering hot, nutritious meals to individuals and families in need in the greater Wilkes-Barre area on a daily basis. Throughout the pandemic, Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen has continued to meet the needs of the community, transitioning from traditional sit-down meals to meals served to-go in order to adhere to physical distancing and safety protocols. The Saint Vincent de Paul Food Pantry assisted more than 4,100 households during the pandemic.

Photo Left to right: John Cosgrove, Mike Cianciotta, Director of Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen and John Graham, Board Member of AllOne Foundation & Charities

 

 

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