Thank you, St. John’s, from the organizers of A FULL SUMMER. Because of you, this year’s program was a FULL success!
A FULL SUMMER raised nearly $41,000, and with these funds volunteers were able to pack 5,000 snacks for Second Harvest to distribute this summer to area agencies that provide services for at risk children. A FULL SUMMER is also underwriting the monitoring fee for the Hope 24/7 Food Locker at Sabal Palm Elementary and sponsoring eight Leon County School food pantries for the 2023-24 school year.
This year, St. John’s allocated funds for A FULL SUMMER in the annual parish budget and individual church members donated funds and worked on a St. John’s team at the snack pack event on June 4. The St. John’s Foundation has provided support as well! This community partnership is nearly a decade strong. Back in 2012, St. John’s approved A FULL SUMMER as a “Visioning the Vineyard” Strategic Plan initiative and in 2013, A FULL SUMMER held its first meal assembly in Alfriend Hall. Since then, our parish has supported A FULL SUMMER’s efforts to feed local children who struggle with hunger. Thank you, St. John’s, for loving your neighbor as yourselves!
Photography: Dennis Howard