Columbia Bank Employee Food Drive Helps Fight Hunger In New Jersey

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Shown are some Columbia Bank volunteers who helped with the collection and distribution of the donated items.

Shown are some Columbia Bank volunteers who helped with the collection and distribution of the donated items. (Courtesy of Columbia Bank)

FAIR LAWN – Columbia Bank employees recently collected non-perishable food, bulk pack items and paper goods as part of the community bank’s Ninth Annual Employee Food Drive.

The items collected were shared with five New Jersey food banks — the South Jersey Food Bank, the Saint James Food Pantry, the Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, the Center for Food Action and the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services. As a result of this collection effort…

Approximately 330 pounds of groceries were distributed to the Food Bank of South Jersey in Pennsauken.
42 bags of groceries were distributed to the St. James Food Pantry in Woodbridge.
42 bags of groceries and bulk pack items were also distributed to the Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry in Keyport.
227 bags of groceries and bulk pack items were distributed to the Center for Food Action in Englewood.
Approximately 200 pounds of groceries were distributed to the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services which supplies local food pantries throughout Middlesex County.

 


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