COMMUNITY Comfort

We believe it is important to take care of those around us and ensure their comfort during their times of need. Ways to help include providing fleece blankets before the winter season, providing toys/books/essentials to children, hosting wellness events, and more!

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October 2019

Over 25 volunteers spent a Sunday afternoon assembling 32 no-sew fleece blankets. These blankets were distributed to Learn with Me Daycare, Grover Washington Middle School, and Providence House.

March 2019

Over 50 volunteers spent a Saturday afternoon assembling 13 no-sew fleece blankets to go with 60 care packages for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments at Penn Hematology/Oncology and Virtua​'s Infusion Center in Voorhees. The dedicated volunteers also helped assemble 100 hygiene kits for foster children in South Jersey and for children at Youth Service, Inc.​ in Philadelphia.

January 2019

Over 50 volunteers spent 2 weekends assembling over 50 no-sew fleece blankets. These blankets were distributed to local families and shelters in need.

November 2018

Over the span of 3 hours, 50+ volunteers spent their Saturday afternoon assembling 35 no-sew fleece blankets. These blankets were distributed to The Recovery Chair, Providence House, and local families in need.

September 2018

COMMUNITY SJP assisted Artis Senior Living of Evesham at their day of beauty for the residents. We provided makeovers, jewelry, and glamour shots to make the residents feel extra special for one day.
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August 2018

COMMUNITY SJP provided 50 students at Grover Washington Middle School in Philadelphia, PA. Each student received the following: book bag, composition notebook, pencils, 3-ring binder, loose-leaf paper, and a folder.
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May 2018

COMMUNITY SJP held a two-day Mother's Day Spa Event at Providence House, a domestic violence service center. Thanks to our volunteer beauticians, women received facials, henna, mini-manicures, and makeovers! Thanks to our donors, we were able to assemble twenty gift bags loaded with all sorts of beauty products and chocolates! We received great feedback from this event and look forward to partnering with Providence House again in the future! We thank the following beauticians for devoting their morning to help spread joy to survivors of domestic violence.

"This is the first time in nine years I'm getting anything like this done for myself. I cried yesterday. I cried the day before yesterday. But, today, I will not cry." - A makeover recipient
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January 2018

Over the span of 3 hours, 50 volunteers spent their Saturday afternoon assembling 27 no-sew fleece blankets. The blankets were distributed to the homeless and those in need.

December 2017

COMMUNITY SJP wrapped up 2017 by donating new and used toys to Catholic CharitiesCHOP, and Providence House. This would not have been possible without all of your donations.

November 2017

On Thanksgiving weekend, 25 no-sew blankets were assembled by a hard-working group of over 40 volunteers. These blankets will be distributed to CHOP, Providence HouseWomen Against Abuse, and Cathedral Kitchen.
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August 2017

COMMUNITY SJP provided students in need with essential school supplies before the school year began.

May 2017

COMMUNITY SJP, in conjunction with Fearless Beauty, hosted a day at the salon for Syrian refugee women. 36 women were pampered with haircuts and blow dries, provided lunch, and given gift bags from both organizations.

Looking in the mirror after her cut and blowdry, she said, “I wondered, who is this woman?”
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May 2019

COMMUNITY SJP held a two-day Mother's Day Spa Event at Providence House, a domestic violence service center. Thanks to our volunteer beauticians, women received facials, henna, mini-manicures, and makeovers! Thanks to our donors, we were able to assemble 30 gift bags loaded with all sorts of beauty products and chocolates! We thank the following beauticians for devoting their time to help spread joy to survivors of domestic violence.

  • Cia Barbuto, licensed esthetician
  • Jo-Ann DelVacchio, Chair Yoga Instructor
  • Seanmarie Reres, Makeup Artist
  • Aqsa Malik, Makeup Artist
  • Medeeha Khan, henna artist
  • Mehek Khan, Mehndi By Mehek

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August 2019

COMMUNITY SJP provided 50 students at Grover Washington Middle School in Philadelphia, PA. Each student received the following: book bag, composition notebook, pencils, 3-ring binder, loose-leaf paper, glue sticks, and a folder.
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