St. Johns Bread & Life

St. Johns Bread & Life
Organization Name:
St. Johns Bread & Life
Primary Address 1:
795 Lexington Avenue
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11221
Long Organization Description:

Founded in 1982, St. John’s Bread & Life works to alleviate hunger and poverty in Brooklyn and Queens.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 574-0058
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Thomas McInerney
How often does your organization use social media?:
1x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Every day, Bread & Life serves thousands of meals to hungry New Yorkers through our Lexington Avenue facility and our unique Mobile Soup Kitchen.
Community members (approx.):
50,000
Number of staff/employees:
7
Year Started:
1982
Major Funders:
Bloomberg L.P , Single Stop, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Peter G and Mary P Tobin, Rocco Roina, and many more
Organization Type:
Food Bank, Food Pantry, Provide Emergency Food
About the Organization:
Founded in 1982, St. John’s Bread & Life works to alleviate hunger and poverty in Brooklyn and Queens. For many families and individuals, the foods that we provide are the only meals they have. By first addressing the basic needs of poor New Yorkers, we are helping people achieve self-sufficiency, in addition to educating the public about the persistence of hunger and poverty in our communities.
Latest Project:
Our groundbreaking Digital Food Choice Pantry (DCFP) distributes uncooked meals to those who need food using a point system based on family size. Shopping is done on a bilingual touch screen computer.
Areas Served:
Brooklyn, Queens
Core Programs:
Soup Kitchen, From Farm to Table, Mobile Soup Kitchen, Nutritional Education, Digital Choice Food Pantry
Major Issues:
Food Assistance Programs (SNAP/WIC/EBT), Increase Food Access, Provide Emergency Food
Hours of Operation:
7:30a-12:30p serving
Non-profit?:
Non-profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#johnnysangels
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#morethanfood, #breadandlife
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