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Cookies, Coats and Cocoa Distribution
Saturday, January 29, 2021 10am - 12pm
Meet us at TREC for our annual Cookies, Coats and Cocoa Food and Coat Distribution Saturday, January 29th from 10am-12pm.
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If you or someone you know are in need of food, baby items, clothing, shelter, energy assistance, pending eviction or mortgage assistance, at risk of lead exposure at home, are a victim of a crime, and/or need youth development activities or young adult vocational training we have a department here to help!
On Saturday, Dec. 18 United Community Corporation paired up with The City of Newark, Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Deputy Mayor Jacqueline Quiles to provide 109 children with $100 shopping sprees in downtown Newark. The children and their parent/guardian were accompanied by local heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic - police officers, firefighters, doctors, teachers, elected officials and more.
The City of Newark’s Department of Public Safety provided traffic control and was very present throughout the shopping route, which featured stores like Source of Knowledge Book Store, Urban Source, GameStop, Regine’s, Nike Store, McDonald’s, and Newark’s Winter Village. Before leaving, each child received a gift bag of donated goodies and their parent/guardian received a bag of groceries courtesy of UCC’s Champion House food pantry and The Community FoodBank of New Jersey. NJCRI was on-site providing testing and COVID-19 vaccines.