Poor Nutrition Limits Learning

“My mom used to give us coffee to make the hunger pangs go away.” Hunger is the quiet social issue that is persistent in our community.  At St. Joseph’s Family Center we fight it daily. But when one of our children is hungry, we all suffer, and we are compelled to do more. Hunger can […]

9 Holes of Fun

A beautiful day of golfing in the sun with good friends! 9 Holes of Fun for St Joe’s is our annual golf tournament to support the needed services SJFC provides in the South County. We look forward to next year’s event and want you to be a part of it!  

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Gilroy Street Team ~ 2017 Volunteers of the Year

Congratulations to the St Joseph’s, Gilroy Street Team – 2017 VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR! The City of Gilroy recognized our own Gilroy Street Team as Volunteers of the Year at a beautiful Volunteer Recognition Reception. “St. Joseph’s Street Team has been volunteering for the City of Gilroy for eight years. They participate as Wipe Out […]

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Produce Monday

Produce Mondays One barrier to healthier eating is the cost of quality, fresh foods. Push Produce is a weekly program supported by Second Harvest Food Bank to provide free quality produce and promote healthy eating for low income families and individuals in our community. We distribute an average of 30,000 pounds of fresh produce to […]

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Finding Hope After Abuse: Miriam’s Story

   Finding Hope After Abuse: Miriam’s Story An inspirational survival story of hope and perseverance. After suffering years of abuse from her husband, Miriam found the resolve to fight back and gain control of her life. Miriam is now the Domestic Violence Coordinator (ONP) for St. Joseph’s Family Center.

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“So many times you feel helpless on what to do to help others, volunteering and donating to SJFC makes me feel less helpless and that I am making a difference in someone else’s life.”~ Cindy

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    “You are wonderful. My son is in town to visit me and you made it possible for me to cook him a meal. It made me feel good to be able to do that for him. It made him feel like old times.” ~ Brenda (homeless)