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

    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

  • January Loaves & Fishes

    January 18/19

     The items that we are in desperate need of are:

     *  Rice Mix         *  Small Cans of Coffee
    *  Muffin Mix     *  Canned Fruit
                  *  Pasta Sauce

     Thank you for your continued generosity!


    Thank you to everyone who donated so generously to our Advent Giving Tree Project.

    You have helped to make many children and adults, who may not have received anything this Christmas, happy.

    God bless you for all that you do!

    Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

    Your generosity is overwhelming!

    Thanks to you, many families will have a delicious Turkey dinner for Thanksgiving!

    God bless you!


    Thank you for your cointinued generosity!
    "For I was naked and you clothed me"
      Matthew 25:36


    +  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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