Slick Rick Gives Back
FreshDirect partnered with legendary hip hop artist Slick Rick, NYCHA, and the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development on Saturday, December 22 to present
a holiday food donation to Edenwald Houses residents at the Edenwald Community Center. (insdert above) Residents received many delicious holiday treats including spicy
turkey masala. Photos by Dennis Cohen
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Slick Rick was eager to distribute a box of food
and condiments courtesy of FreshDirect.
Census Partnership specialist Nicole Yearwood
(l) and her colleague Deputy Borough
President Marricka Scott-McFadden educated
the community about many government jobs
currently available, both temporary and permanent.
Brian Melford, Councilman King’s budget director,
volunteered his time helping Bronxites
in need of some holiday cheer this season.
At FreshDirect Holiday Food Drive
(l-r) Longtime friend of Slick Rick Larry Scott Blackmon, FreshDirect vice president of
Public Affairs; Councilman Andy King;Slick Rick; Deputy Borough President Scott-McFadden
and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed residents to the holiday celebration. Community volunteers helped distribute food to the rest of the Edenwald