The Tanker Atlantic Pisces was at Paulsboro recently, and the Indian Captain mentioned that his son lives in Washington, DC, but they had not seen each other for a year and a half. SCI's John Jacobs quickly arranged a meeting, and father and son were able to spend time together in Philadelphia! ... See MoreSee Less
RUN (OR WALK) THROUGH PHILADELPHIA'S HISTORIC NAVY YARD!
On Saturday, November 10, SCI and Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, will sponsor a 5K run through the Navy Yard. Proceeds will benefit SCI's mission to seafarers as well as Holy Trinity's program to provide meals for those in need.
Every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Seamen's Chuch Institute reaches out to thousands of seafarers in our ports with small "thank you" gifts. People who work to bring goods and produce to us on cargo ships will be far from home during the holidays, and for many this is the only gift they will receive.
Ditty bag items can be mailed or delivered to Seamen's Curch Institute, 1113 Admiral Peary Way, (2d floor), Philadelphia, PA 19112. For more information, or to arrange pickup, please call us at 215-940-9900. ... See MoreSee Less