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November 16, 2010


Archdiocesan Schools and Nutritional Development Services team up to fight hunger

On Thursday, November 18, 2010, Nutritional Development Services (NDS), of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will celebrate the successful completion of their 2010 peanut butter and jelly drive in conjunction with Archdiocesan Schools.

The photo op will take place at Mother of Divine Grace Parish School in Port Richmond. More than 75,000 pounds of pb&j have been collected to date since September 13, 2010.

11:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Mother of Divine Grace School
2612 E. Monmouth St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(Note: Park in small lot next to church at Cambria and Thompson Streets)

The PB&J drive is an annual initiative of NDS. The food collected will go to 35 food cupboards throughout the region at a time when hunger is so prevalent in our city and suburbs. The mission of NDS is to provide meals, food assistance and additional support to organizations serving children and the poor as an extension of the services and mission of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

To find out more about Nutritional Development Services go to For more information about schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia visit

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Bonnie Olinger
Communications Assistant

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