Nonprofit organizations donate food, supplies to elderly Bronx residents

Volunteers packed 1,500 pounds of foods and other supplies for elderly Bronx residents in need Saturday in Allerton.

News 12 Staff

Aug 22, 2020, 6:00 PM

Updated 1,371 days ago

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Volunteers packed 1,500 pounds of foods and other supplies for Bronx residents in need Saturday in Allerton. 
Bronx-based health care nonprofits Centerlight Health System and Friends of Centerlight joined together with New York City's League of United Latin American Citizens to pack up about 100 care packages.
The packages, which contain things like fresh produce and masks, will be going to senior citizens served by Centerlight Healthcare and to a local church.
The items were donated by Hunts Point Terminal Market Merchants, Bronx District Masons, Bronx Terminal Market and the mayor's office.
Organizers say the donations benefits those who are staying at home in the borough during the pandemic.
Organizers say the event turned out well, so they are planning on doing another one within the next month.


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