Thirty Gloucester Township families in need will have a brighter Thanksgiving, thanks to complete dinners delivered to them this weekend.
The Gloucester Township Democrat County Committee met Saturday to pack and deliver the Thanksgiving meals to 30 township families.
“This was by far the largest number of families we have made baskets for in any of the five years since we’ve started. We are so appreciative of the companies who so generously helped us to provide for our neighbors, and of our organization and our families who always come through for us,” committee co-chair Carol Moore said in a release.
“Our motto is ‘Caring About Community’ and that is just what happened at our organization on Saturday.”
The meal deliveries included everyone needed to make a Thanksgiving dinner, plus stock pantry items. Donations came from Sysco Food Inc., Teamsters 676, Comcast employees, community members and members of the Gloucester Township Democrat County Committee. Chews Landing Fire Company cleared freezer storage space before the delivery to keep items fresh.
After the bags were packed and ready, Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera (D-4); Mayor David Mayer, town council members Glen Bianchini, Orlando Mercado, Michelle Gentek and Councilman Frank Schmidt; and members of the Democratic committee delivered the bags.
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