When Manteca artist Jill Guimont-Paddack was asked to come up with skateboard designs for Friday night's Skate and Destroy art show and auction to benefit breast cancer research, she jumped at the chance.
It's billed as the "Fill the Need" benefit concert Saturday evening at the Manteca Senior Center hosted by Doctors Hospital and the "Reunion Band" asking for audience support for those in need during the holidays.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.