As families continue to experience financial strain the pandemic, Kiwanis Club of Greater Roxbury will hold a free holiday food distribution on Monday, December 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
They are distributing 100 boxes containing 35 to 40 pounds of food: Canned Food, Fresh Produce and groceries. During the event recipients are asked to stay in their car, drive up and the food will be put right in the vehicle.
All recipients will be required to register in advance by going to their website. (roxburykiwanis.org) This process helps ensure the continued health and safety of our volunteers and makes the entire process efficient and effective during the distribution of food.
The free holiday food distribution will be held at Kiwanis Park, 9 Makin Lane, Succasunna.
“Our food distribution for the needy is focused on sustaining good nutrition, health and most of all human dignity by providing a means for the individual to meet their full potential and to silence the pain hunger brings,” Frank Cahill, Lt. Governor NJ Kiwanis District, said.
Kiwanis Club of Greater Roxbury does not have a paid staff, they are all volunteers. They are committed to providing an efficient and effective system for distributing food to alleviate hunger in the community, one family at a time.
“At the Kiwanis Club of Greater Roxbury, we want to ensure that all children have the opportunity to lead healthy, successful lives," Cain Pope, President said. "We believe that by helping one child, you help the world.”
“16 million American kids struggle with hunger each year. An estimated 48.8 million Americans, including 16.2 million children, live in households that lack the means to get enough nutritious food on a regular basis. As many as 1 in 4 kids could face hunger because of the coronavirus,” Pope said.
Kiwanis Club of Greater Roxbury is a non-profit, community-based organization.
For more information contact Cain Pope at (201) 300-7654.