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JCC Metrowest and Caring Hearts of NJ Home Care to Hold Passover Food Drive

Cynthia Cumming

Sunday, March 30, 2014 • 11:48pm

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  JCC Metrowest is partnering with Caring Hearts of NJ Home Care for a Passover Food Drive to benefit the West Orange Food Pantry.

In preparation of Passover, all Chametz, or leavened foods, are removed from the home before the morning of the First Passover Seder, which falls on April 14. Please consider donating your Chametz to this JCC MetroWest Mitzvah* Moment!  In partnership with Caring Hearts of New Jersey Home Care we are asking our neighbors to donate food (Chametz and other) to the West Orange Food Pantry, which depends on donations of food and money to operate and provide healthy meals to people in our community.

Donations must be unopened packages, jars, and cans of non-perishable foods.

Beginning April 1,  bins will be set up at the JCC MetroWest, Caring Hearts of New Jersey Home Care, West Orange Town Hall and Public Library and many more places around West Orange and neighboring towns (see below for a complete list). Final date for dropping off food at one of these locations is April 10..All food will be delivered to the West Orange Food Pantry at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on April 11th.

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS:

Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ

Caring Hearts of New Jersey Home Care, 4 South Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ

West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ

West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt Pleasant Ave, West Orange, NJ

Massood & Bronsnick, LLC, 50 Packanack Lake Road East, Wayne, NJ

First Class Movers Inc., 355 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ

Core Therapies, 17 Hanover Rd, building 300, Florham Park, NJ

Hauptman & Hauptman, P.C. & Michael J. Brown Law Office, 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Plaza I, 2nd floor, Livingston, NJ

Pip Printing, 465 W Mt Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ

For more information contact:

Katy Strulson, JCC MetroWest (973)530-3915,kstrulson@jccmetrowest.org

*mitzvah = act of human kindness

 

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