Ministry was born as a response to the pressing human need of hunger and love. 38 turkey dinners were shared with the community – this was a precursor to our “Adopt A Family” campaign.
Manna of Life Ministries becomes officially incorporated as a 501 (c) 3 non-profit. First Toy Drive organized.
First Coat Drive organized.
First fundraising Gala to support vision
Manna begins shelter outreach to families and children providing toys, clothes and other essentials
Manna begins to distribute pantry bags of Thanksgiving meals complete with turkeys and all the fixings to impoverished families, in addition to pantry staples.
Manna started distributing toys to the Bronx schools in need.
“Adopt A Family” campaign begins.
Divine Light Church enters in an agreement with Manna of Life Ministries to allow Manna to use Church to run soup kitchen and pantry.
Jardin de Esperanza (Garden of Hope) was inaugurated. The garden has become more than just a garden but a process of hope and beautification in the community.