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Feeding the body, mind and spirit since 1982
St. John’s Bread and Life’s mission is to ensure that all people have access to healthy nutritious food and services that help maintain stability and work toward greater independence.
In 1982, St. John’s Bread and Life was founded to address the needs of individuals and families living in the Bedford Stuyvesant community who faced multiple challenges. Originally housed in the basement of St. John the Baptist church, the agency moved to its current location in 2008. The state of the art building provides a warm and welcoming environ
This charity has been claimed by an official representative.
This charity has provided ways for you to easily engage and support their cause.
When you give to Bread & Life you help put hot meals and healthy groceries into the hands of each and every person and family that comes to our door in need
Send A Check
You can support Bread & Life by sending a check to our P.O Box:
St. John’s Bread & Life Program Inc.
Bushwick Post Office
P.O. Box 211118
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Make a secure donation via credit card online here.
We love a crowd! Maybe your team at work wants to give back or maybe you are just part of a larger group of caring people ready to make a difference. Whatever the case, we’re happy to have you. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Stephen at 718-574-0058 x164 or by email at [email protected]
Gifts of Securities
What are the benefits to giving through appreciated stocks and mutual funds?
Donating a larger gift at a lower original cost to you
Avoiding federal and state Capital Gains taxes
Receiving an income tax deduction (federal and most states) for the full market value of your gift
Most importantly, making a significant difference in the lives of our community
To learn more about making a donation of appreciated securities, please contact Lindsay Gebhart at 718 574-0058 or at [email protected]
In addition to monetary gifts, you can support our guests directly by donating in-kind gifts of toiletries and quality of life items. From soap and shampoo, to diapers and formula, your gift will ensure that basic necessities are put directly in the hands of those who need it most.
To make an in-kind donation, please contact Lindsay Gebhart by e-mail or by phone at 718-574-0058 ext 110.
Volunteer at Bread & Life
ATTENTION: Due to COVID-19 we are accepting volunteers on a very limited basis.
Help us change the lives of our neighbors in need. We are always looking for volunteers in our Kitchen, Food Pantry, Mail Room and Mobile Soup Kitchen. Come volunteer in Brooklyn!
Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Stephen with any questions: [email protected]