Social Concerns Ministry


    Saint Leo's Social Concerns Committee is an ongoing, caring ministry that coordinates volunteer efforts for needs that arise in our community. The ministry serves all who require assistance.  The Social Concerns Committee also serves our Parish by providing us with opportunities to serve others, such as:

    • Monthly Food Collection in January      
    • Monthly Food Collection in February     
    • Lenten Sharing Tree in March    
    • Easter Baskets in April     
    • Mother Mary’s Cradle Project in May      
    • “Undee Sundee” Collection in June      
    • Monthly Food Collection in July     
    • Back-to-School Supplies Collection in August      
    • Monthly Food Collection in September    
    • Monthly Food Collection in October       
    • Thanksgiving Baskets in November     

    • Giving Tree and Christmas Baskets in December

    ANNUAL POST OFFICE FOOD COLLECTION:  Thank you to everyone in Lincroft who donated food!
    Saint Leo's Food Pantry was the recipient of your generosity!


    What is the Parish Food Pantry?
    Our Food Pantry is stocked with donations of non-perishable food items for those in need.

    Where do we get the food from?
    Donations come in throughout the year from  . . .

    • You, our Parishioners (Project Loaves and Fishes)
    • The US Postal Service Annual Food Drive
    • Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops
    • Various local Businesses

    Who does the food go to?
    Food is distributed monthly to those who are in need of this service

    What if it's an emergency?
    Please call the Parish Center Office - 732-747-5466 Donations of non-perishable items:

    Parishioners who would like to donate non-perishable food items to our Parish Pantry, please bring them to Church on the Loaves and Fishes weekend. The donations can be placed in the blue bins.

    Thank you as always for your generosity to your Parish family and neighbors in need.

    If you would like to join this Ministry,

    Contact: John & Deirdre Senkewicz


    We have a very special Loaves and Fishes for the month of May

    Mary’s Cradle Collection

    The annual Social Concerns Ministry collection of baby and toddler items will take place at all Masses the weekend of

    May 18th and May 19th

    Some of the items that have been requested by the facilities we donate to are the following:
    Diapers (Newborn to Size 6),
    wipes, toiletries,summer wear,
    summer hats and sandals.
    They are also in need of crib sheets, layettes and onesies (size 0 to  4T)

    We will be most grateful for any contributions to this most worthy cause.

    June 15/16

    SLG Social Concerns Ministry will be collecting
    NEW underwear and socks
    for needy members of our community who are lacking even the basic necessities of life.

    Adult and children’s sizes are needed.

    Thank you so much for your continued generosity to our ministry!


    +  Feed the hungry
    Give drink to the thirsty
    +  Clothe the naked
    Shelter the homeless
    +  Care for the sick
    +  Visit the imprisoned
    +  Bury the dead

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