Father Joe’s Villages to Serve Christmas Eve Dinner to 700

Volunteers to ensure people who are homeless experience the joy of the holidays

December 19, 2017
Volunteers at Father Joe's Villages

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Nearly 100 volunteers will join Father Joe’s Villages to celebrate Christmas Eve by serving a traditional holiday meal to more than 700 people who are homeless. 

The meal will be served Sunday, December 24th from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at the Joan Kroc Center, 1501 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, 92101.  Check-ins will take place at the lobby on the corner of 15th and Imperial.

The holidays can feel particularly challenging for people who are homeless since many of them aren’t able to spend special occasions with family. Father Joe’s Villages works to make sure each person experiences the joy of the holidays with a sense of community.

As one of San Diego’s largest homeless services providers, Father Joe’s Villages sees that each person can rediscover hope and transform their life. To address the complex needs of people who are homeless, the organization provides housing for more than 2,000 each night and, up to 3,000 meals every day, along with healthcare, addiction treatment, education, job training and therapeutic childcare. This mission is made possible only through the efforts of compassionate staff, dedicated volunteers, and generous public and private donors.

While Father Joe's Villages have all the needed volunteers for Christmas Eve dinner, they can still use volunteers for their regular daily dinners.  Get info and apply here.

For more information or to make a donation to Father Joe's Villages, please visit their site.