St. Paul's Community Development Corporation
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Every year,  St. Paul's Community Development Corporation sponsors and supports numerous community events. We encourage you to join us as we celebrate community in Paterson! You can help by encouraging your friends and neighbors to join with you and get involved in our neighborhood clean-ups, food drives, and other seasonal service projects.


NJ Counts - Point-In-Time Homeless Count 2019
When: -
Where: Passaic County, NJ
Summary: Annual count of the homeless in Passaic County, NJ.

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., volunteers recruited by St. Paul's Community Development Corporation (SPCDC) and a host of non-profit and governmental organizations will take to the streets of Paterson, Passaic, and all points Passaic County (NJ), to locate and survey the homeless. Surveyed individuals will be referred to charitable organizations like Eva's Village and SPCDC where they will be provided with shelter and access to necessary social services.

All volunteers will be required to attend either one in-person training OR online webinar.

The training date(s) and time(s):

Monday, January 8, 2019*

*Call to confirm time and training location

Thank you for your support.

Contact Information: Rachelle Thompson, (973) 710-3900 ext. 448

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Souper Family Cafe - Thanksgiving Luncheon
When: - 12pm-3pm
Where: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 451 Van Houten Street, Paterson
Summary: FREE Thanksgiving Community Luncheon - All Are Welcome!

In partnership with St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Paterson and Christ Episcopal Church of Teaneck, St. Paul's Community Development Corporation is inviting the community to a Thanksgiving Luncheon on Saturday, November 17th, 12pm-3pm.

Arts & Crafts activities for children will be available.

All Are Welcome!

Contact Information: 973-278-7900 Ext. 11

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28th Anniversary Dinner: Supporting Quality Education for OUR Children
When: - 6pm
Where: Macalusos, 55 4th Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Summary: Join us in recognition of 28 years of service to the greater Paterson and Passaic County community!

Join St. Paul's Community Development Corporation on Thursday, November 15, 2018, to celebrate 28 years of service to the greater Paterson and Passaic County community. There will be good food, great music, as well as recognition awards honoring key strategic partners from the corporate, philanthropic and civic sectors.

2018 Honorees:

*Ricky C. Jones, Travelers Insurance (Corporate Citizenship Award)
*Martin Cohen, NJ Sierra Club (Community Partnership Award)
*Turrell Fund (Philanthropy in Action Award)

Musical Entertainment: Craig Redmond & The C-Dreams

Silent Auction Available
For your convenience, please click here for online registration


Contact Information: Payment and sponsorship information

Yuly Garcia, (973) 710-3900, ext. 443, dinner@stpaulscdcnj.org

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Point-In-Time Count 2018
When: - 12AM-11:59PM
Where: Passaic County, NJ
Summary: Address Homelessness: Be a Point-In-Time Volunteer!

Address the issue of homelessness in Passaic County by becoming a Point-in-Time Volunteer.

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., volunteers recruited by St. Paul's Community Development Corporation (SPCDC) and a host of non-profit and governmental organizations will take to the streets of Paterson, Passaic, and all points Passaic County (NJ), to locate and survey the homeless. Surveyed individuals will be referred to charitable organizations like Eva's Village and SPCDC where they will be provided with shelter and access to necessary social services.

If you are interested in volunteering, please cut and paste the following link into your browser and sign-up electronically - https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp432103.jsp.

Interested volunteers can also contact Rachelle Thompson at the number or e-mail below. Please provide your name, telephone number, e-mail address, and the potential number of volunteers in your group.

All volunteers will be required to attend one scheduled in-person training OR an online webinar.

All in-person trainings will take place in the Freeholder's Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor at 401 Grand Street in Paterson.

The dates and times of trainings (TBD):

Thank you for your support.

Contact Information: Rachelle Thompson, 973-710-3900 ext. 448/rthompson@stpaulscdcnj.org

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Thanksgiving Turkey Basket Distribution
When: -
Where: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 451 Van Houten Street, Paterson
Summary: St. Paul's Community Development Corporation will be distributing Thanksgiving Baskets to 500 pre-selected Food Pantry families.

The distribution will take place on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:30am-6:30pm. These baskets provide families with a full Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings. We are encouraging donations to ensure that we are able to meet this year's need.

Donations can be coordinated by contacting our Food Pantry Manager at the number below.

The Pantry is in need of the following items:

Frozen Turkeys
Potatoes
Yams
Canned Vegetables
Corn
Stuffing
String Beans
Gravy
Juice
Pie Filling, Pie Crust

Thank you for your support.

Contact Information: Kim Arias, Food Pantry Manager, 973-710-3900 ext. 424

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