The SOMSD Parenting Center, with the help of Rev. Brenda Ehlers, is coordinating a food drop off at Morrow Church on March 14 and 15 from 12-4pm and March 16 from 4-8pm. Food will be sorted by Parenting Center interns and distributed to FRL families in South Orange-Maplewood School District.
From the Parenting Center:
Thank you so much for volunteering to help our most vulnerable families during this challenging time.
We are pleased to tell you that Morrow Memorial Church has very generously agreed to serve as a drop off location for your food packages. We will also be able to use Morrow to stage the delivery process. Social Work interns will be delivering the food packages to families.
Drop off Times; Saturday, March 14th 12:00 – 4:00pm & Monday March 16th – 4:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Morrow Memorial Church in Maplewood on the corner of Ridgewood Road & Baker St. Please use the entrance on Baker St closest to the parking lot (there will be a sign at the door.) If you have any difficulty with the delivery please call Rev Brenda Ehlers at 973 202-2615
If any of you feel that more hours are necessary for drop-off, we will be happy to add them.
There has been an amazingly wonderful response to this request. Thank you for supporting our most vulnerable families. MapSo is is truly a caring community.
In addition, many of you have asked for suggestions of additional items for your packages:
- Shelf stable milk
- nut butters
- granola bars
- dried fruit (raisins)
- fruit cups
- oatmeal cups