West Orange police serve community at soup kitchen

West Orange police serve community at soup kitchen

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange Police Department had the opportunity to provide lunch at Christine’s Kitchen, the soup kitchen located at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, on Feb. 4, and it provided a glimpse into a different side of community policing. Several police department supervisors, administrators and officers, family […]

Sixth annual Gregory neighborhood food drive sees great success

Sixth annual Gregory neighborhood food drive sees great success

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Gregory neighborhood food drive continued its tradition of record-breaking grocery collections for the Holy Trinity-West Orange Food Pantry and community relationship building on Dec. 11. Approximately 5,000 pounds of nonperishable grocery items were donated by more than 300 families in the Gregory neighborhood. The food drive began in […]

Township comes together to give thanks

West Orange service organizations hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon, raise money

Township comes together to give thanks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, UNICO and Rotary Club showed their appreciation for their successes of the past year by donating $267 and hundreds of pounds of food to the Holy Trinity Food Pantry during their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on Nov. 23. The money […]

MTL, community donate 49 Thanksgiving turkeys

MTL, community donate 49 Thanksgiving turkeys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mountain Top League held its fourth annual food drive on Nov. 21 to benefit the Holy Trinity Food Pantry; once again, the West Orange community came through in a big way! In just more than two hours, the community donated more than 50 grocery bags filled with 49 turkeys, 10 […]

West Orange township helps to ‘bag hunger’ at local ShopRite

West Orange township helps to ‘bag hunger’ at local ShopRite

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange township employees showed up in force with Mayor Robert Parisi on Sept. 21 at the Essex Green ShopRite to raise awareness of hunger and hunger insecurity in Essex County. In addition to Parisi, the contingent included business administrator Jack Sayers, police Chief James Abbott, fire Chief Pete Smeraldo, township […]

Washington tackles food insecurity with Souper Bowl

Washington tackles food insecurity with Souper Bowl

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School students formed a human chain from the school’s entrance to the Holy Trinity Food Pantry across the street April 29 to deliver cans of soup and other food items collected at the school during this year’s Souper Bowl Drive. The children handed the cans and packages down a […]

Food drive to benefit local pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second St. Cloud Cares Neighborhood Food Drive will be Saturday, April 23. All collected items will be delivered to the West Orange Food Pantry, housed at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, which regularly experiences precipitous drops in stock during the summer months. Orange fliers have been distributed to St. Cloud neighborhood […]