Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis at walk-up event in Elizabeth

A food distribution event for Union County residents will be held on Tuesday, March 2 to aid those affected by COVID-19. A walk-up distribution will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, located at 417 Union Avenue in Elizabeth

The food distribution is open to all Union County residents. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis and no registration is required. The event will take place rain or shine.

The food distribution is being coordinated by the County of Union with support from Village Super Market and Gargiulo Produce.

Walk-up recipients must wear masks at all times and maintain social distance.  Walk-up recipients should bring a cart or be able to carry several food bags at the walk-up area.

Upon arrival, proof of New Jersey residency and indicate how many people reside in their household will have to be provided. Recipients will receive an emergency containing non-perishable items and fresh produce, with enough to sustain a family for several days. Please note that only one box of food will be provided per recipient.

This event will run in compliance with state COVID-19 orders, regarding social distancing and other protocols.

For questions and more information, residents may call the UCDHS Director’s Action Line at 888-845-3434 or 908-558-2288.