Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., The Board of Chosen Freeholders and Reverend Carmelo Roman, Lead Pastor at Temple Rock of My Salvation will host an Emergency Food Distribution Event on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 9 a.m. The distribution will take place at Temple Rock of My Salvation located on 88-90 Verona Avenue, Newark, NJ.
Residents driving to the site should line up along Verona Avenue before turning right into the church parking lot. The line should form heading west on Verona Avenue before turning north on Summer Avenue and west onto Mill Street into Branch Brook Park. Left turns from Verona Avenue into the parking lot will not be permitted. Drivers should remain in their cars with the windows rolled up.
Residents walking to the site should line up along Verona Avenue coming from Broadway. Food boxes weigh about 35 pounds so walk ups are encouraged to bring their own cart. 1,000 boxes of food will be distributed. Following this event, more distribution events coming each week! For more information visit essexcountynj.org
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