Food Drive collects non-perishable food for Jackson Pantry

Jackson, NJ, May 14, 2016:  The Postal workers from the Jackson Branch of the US Postal Service delivered in a big way Saturday, May 13, when they collected 11,000 pounds of non-perishable food which was turned over and delivered to the Jackson Food Pantry by volunteers from the Pantry. The Director, Josephine Corbiscello, of the Food Pantry, and also Secretary of the Jackson Rotary, said that this generous donation of needed foodstuffs would enable the Food Pantry to help citizens of Jackson who are in need of such help. The Pantry,  which is a project of the Jackson Women of Today, provides food to approximately 180 client family a month, distributing food on the last Wednesday and Thursday of each month, from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, as well as on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 11J) AM, as well as providing emergency food when needed.

The Postal employees, led by supervisor Fred Goldfarb (pictured on left of photo) are seen by postal cart full of donated food. There were 18 of those carts, with 11,000 pounds of food, collected by this team of Postal Service employees.