St. Vincent de Paul Society
St. Jude Conference, Needles, California
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What's Happening Around St. Vincent de Paul - Needles ?
Everyone at SVdP supported the annual "Red Nose Day" again this year. The project is dedicated to ending child poverty throughout the world. Pictured left to right: Bob Willis; Clemente Hernandez; Tony Navida; George DeLeon; & front row: Joe Garcia.
The Easter Bunny visited Head Start in Needles with gift bags for all the students. One of our volunteers, Patti Comai, has been creating these gift bags for several years. For more information regarding enrolling students in Head Start for the 2018-2019 school year see Pam Motes or call (760) 326-5221. Pictured left to right: Michelle Foley, Head Start; Iris Kolata, SVdP; Pam Motes, Head Start; & George DeLeon, SVdP.
George DeLeon, our General Manager, actively volunteers around town in many capacities. Here he is shown with other Water Safety Instructors following a 4-day course in Bullhead City. Check with the Needles Aquatic Center for details about Swim Lessons.
St. Mary's Food Bank Conference, in Surprise, AZ. Pictured left to right, back row: Ceara Chorovsky, St. Mary's; Linda Scoggins, Lake Havasu Food Bank; Marty Herrera, St. Mary's; George DeLeon, SVdP Needles; Linda Nitschke, Our Lady of the Lake Church Lake Havasu. And front row: Judy & Bob Keene, Mohave Valley Food Bank.
This year's Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger campaign brought in over 300 lbs of food for the SVdP Food Bank. Pictured Left to right: Joe Garcia, SVdP; Don Anselmo, NALC; Rene Cardona, NALC; Luis Santana, NALC; & Jr. Hernandez, SVdP.
Tom Pizzata, in Ft. Mohave, brought over 50 frozen, pre-cooked pizzas for us to distribute from our Food Pantry. His ministry helps feed the hungry throughout our Tri-State area. Kudos to Tom!