St Mary’s Manhattenville is the “I am not Afraid” Church, Standing up as a community of faith in the West Harlem to pursue justice and peace for the poor and oppressed to pray and care for the sick, lonely, and at risk and to put into practice the message of the gospel by the power of the holy spirit. “DO NOT BE AFRAID” Luke 1:30.
St Mary’s has 3 major hunger programs: The Garden, The Food Pantry, and Homeless Outreach. These help pursue St Mary’s mission.In the garden we grow healthy vegetables for the families that come to the food pantry.The Food Pantry provides 60-70 families a week with the groceries they need. Outreach benefits homeless or hungry people by providing 80-100 meals a week to people in Harlem.