FRESHDIRECT DONATES HOLIDAY FOOD TO BRONXITES
FreshDirect, the Great American Turkey Company, Wholesome Wave, Patterson Houses Resident Association and the Mill Brook Houses Resident Association presented a holiday food
donation to the Patterson Houses Community Center on Monday, December 17. FreshDirect and the Great American Turkey Company donated thousands of pounds of Great American
Turkey Co. product to south Bronx residents, distributed by volunteers.
(l-r) Larry Scott Blackmon; Priscilla Jameson, Mill Brooks Houses Residents Association president; FreshDirect’s Kristina Wollenberg; Patricia
Simpson, Patterson Houses Residents Association president; FreshDirect fi tness instructor; Patterson Houses resident Clarisa Alayeto
and Michel Nischan, Great American Turkey Company chief culinary advisor. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
Larry Scott, FreshDirect vice president of
Public Relations, loaded boxes of Great
American Turkey Co.’s pan ready turkey
steaks and sausages into Awilda Rios’ cart.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
KRASDALE SUPPORTS YANKEE FOOD DRIVE
Local grocery wholesaler Krasdale Food, realizing that the holidays aren’t always easy for those with food insecurity, continued to support the New York Yankees December food drive at
Yankee Stadium. On Wednesday, December 19, for every 30 pounds of non-perishable food donated, participants received a voucher for two tickets to a Yankees game in 2019.
(l-r) Neil Gewelb, Roy Cohen, Dylana Silver, Chris Guzman and Gus Lebiak. Photo courtesy of JConnelly
There were no ‘Grinchs’ except this one at the Yankee
food drive supported by Krasdale.
Photo courtesy of JConnelly
STAND UP FOR
Stand up for Women-End Sexual Assault
Rally was held on Tuesday, December 18 in
response to an incident in which a woman
was assaulted inside her Pelham Parkway
apartment at Cruger Avenue and Maran
Place. Senator-elect Alessandra Biaggi; Assemblywoman
Nathalia Fernandez; Marjorie
Velazquez 82nd Assembly District Female
Leader; Raphael Schweizer Bronx Park East
Community Association chairman; Lisa Perrine;
Nelson Gonzalez; Shabbir Gul,Bronx
NYS chaplain and Hazel Miura, Neighborhood
Initiatives Development Corp. Housing
and Community Development director spoke
Senator-elect Biaggi (front, c) denounced sexual assault during the rally. Photo by Edwin Soto at the rally.
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