GOOD FRIDAY A GOOD DAY TO CONSIDER OTHERS
United Way of Essex and West Hudson and Partners Feed the Needy
This Friday, April 6, 2012, over 250 volunteers are expected from United Way of Essex and West Hudson (UWEWH) and Agape Family Worship Center to join together to distribute pre-packaged boxes of food and personal items to 400 needy families. Now in its seventh year, this annual event will take place between 10:00am and 1:00PM in the United Way’s parking lot at 303 Washington Street in Newark. Last year this event impacted over 400 area families. In addition to the food and toiletries furnished by Feed the Children, United Way will distribute various donated items, such as clothing and shoes.
Agape Family Worship Center is a non-denominational Christian church in Rahway, NJ with over 4,000 members. Their mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the love of God to the world.
Feed the Children is a non-profit Christian charitable organization dedicated to feeding hungry people and supplements almost 485,000 meals a day, worldwide. They deliver food to partner organizations that send it to over 60,000 groups who work with the hungry.
United Way has a network of volunteers “united together” to help solve community problems and meet community needs – building stronger communities together.
For more information about this event please contact the following:
Juanita Daly for the Agape Family Worship Center (732) 680-9800 or email email@example.com
Catherine Wilson for UWEWH (973) 854-2249 or email firstname.lastname@example.org;
About The United Way of Essex and West Hudson
Founded in 1923, the United Way of Essex and West Hudson is a non-profit organization that seeks to address the root causes of community concerns by aligning resources to best meet the needs of individuals, children and families through its service area annually. We serve a population of nearly 700,000 in thirteen communities in Essex and Hudson County. For more information about or how to get involved, visit our website www.unitedwayessex.org.