West New York food drive begins this week

WEST NEW YORK – The city will begin donating food to local churches in Room 22 in Town Hall this week, and residents can contribute to this effort by bringing food to several locations throughout town.
In West New York over 20 percent of the population live under the poverty line. This translates into far too many who are unable to consistently access the nutritious foods needed to stay healthy. A healthy meal should not be out of any-one’s reach this holiday.
West New York officials advise, “This holiday season we have an opportunity to help through the West New York food drive. Please help by donating nonperishable foods in the bins located throughout Town Hall, the Police Department and the Traffic Division. The West New York Schools is also encouraging the students of our district to donate to the cause, with bins located throughout the grammar schools, middle school, and high school. Every donor makes a difference in the meal a family can share this holiday.”
For more information about this cause, please contact Sgt. William Kelly at William.Kelly@wnypdnj.org or phone (201) 725-4926.

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