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The JPC Food Pantry Christmas Free Food & Presents Give-A-Way Monday, December 21, 2015 from 3-7:30pm

Monday, December 21st, 2015

What: Johnson Park Center (JPC) Food Pantry Christmas Free Food Give-A-Way with Christmas Presents
When: Monday, December 21, 2015 @ 3pm to 7:30pm
Where: 26 Johnson Park-Cornhill, Utica

The Christmas Holiday Season is a joyous time of year. We celebrate with our families and friends sharing our love, giving gifts, singing songs, telling Christmas stories, and providing hope. The Holidays means food, feasts and delicious desserts. The Holidays are also full of stress and worry when we are not able to afford to buy food for Christmas dinner and presents for our children and others who are very special to us.

The JPC Food Pantry will assist low-income families, children, elderly and individuals create a memorable and loving Christmas with the JPC Free Food Give-A-Way with Christmas Presents. The Holiday Special Give-A-Way Event will be on Monday December 21, 2015 from 3pm to 7:30pm. at the JPC Food Pantry located at 1404 West Street, Utica, NY. Parents/Caregivers ages 18 years old and older will be required to complete sign in and intake registration.

This event is being sponsored in part by the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica, The Food Bank of Central New York, OC Emergency Food & Shelter Program, Bank of Utica, Pepsi Bottling Co., Bed, Bath & Beyond, Hamilton College, Bank of Utica, US HUD Supportive Housing Program, New York State Supportive Housing Program; The Oneida County Youth Bureau; The City of Utica Community Development Block Grant; "The Utica National Group Foundation Inc. Fund" and "The Mele Family Fund", donor advised funds of the of the Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, and Friends & supporters of JPC.

Thank you so much for your continual support & Join Positive Change at Johnson Park Center.

Utica, NY - Reverend Maria Scates talks about the JPC Free Food Give-A-Way for this holiday season.

The event will take place Monday, December 21 from 3 - 7:30PM at the Johnson Park Center Food Pantry.


Contact: Ms. Caitlyn Copfer, Media Coordinator, 315-941-0820 or JPC Office at 315-734-9608