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November 4, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY - PHOTO OP

75,000 POUNDS OF PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY GOES
A LONG WAY…

Archdiocesan youth and Nutritional Development Services team up to fight hunger

On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, Nutritional Development Services (NDS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will celebrate the successful completion of its 2011 Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive in conjunction with Archdiocesan schools and outreach programs.

The photo op will take place at Don Guanella Village operated by Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in Springfield, Delaware County. The Divine Providence Community Outreach Program was one of 85 participants in the drive. More than 75,000 pounds of PB&J have been collected since September 12, 2011.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
1:00 p.m.
Don Guanella Village
1797 South Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064 (Delaware County)


Nutritional Development Services' mission 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. The food collected from NDS' Annual PB&J Drive will go to 30 food cupboards throughout the region at a time when hunger is prevalent in the city and suburbs.

Key Visuals:

- Program Director and adult members of the Divine Providence Community Outreach Program at Don Guanella Village presenting their contribution for the PB&J drive to NDS representatives
- Additional quantities of PB&J collected at other schools will also be on display

Key Participants:

- Lorraine M. Knight, Director of Nutritional Development Services
- Anne Ayella, Assistant Director for Community Relations, NDS
- Denise Hopkins, Administrator for Community Food Program, NDS
- Catherine T. Fitzgerald, Program Director for Divine Providence Community Outreach Program, Don Guanella Village
- Adult members of the Community Outreach Program

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Editor's Note: To find out more about Nutritional Development Services visit http://www.ndsarch.org/. To learn more about Don Guanella Village visit http://bit.ly/DonGuanellaVillage. For more information about schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia visit www.catholicschools-phl.org.

Contact
Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747

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