Teamsters Local 863 surprises local food pantry with huge donation

Teamsters Local 863 surprises local food pantry with huge donation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Teamsters from Local 863, located in Mountainside, surprised the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry with 11 huge pallets of donations on March 24, with items ranging from spiral hams to fruit, vegetables, diapers and nonperishables. In 2019, the pantry provided food for approximately 6,100 people. In 2020, that number jumped to […]

West Orange student Nava Brickman donates to those in need

West Orange student Nava Brickman donates to those in need

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rising Edison Middle School student Nava Brickman wanted to make sure that the Sustainable Development Goal project in her gifted-and-talented class came to fruition and, as a result, several book bags, items of clothing and food were distributed this summer to the community in need. “Nava did not want to see […]

Donate diapers, wipes to WO Food Pantry

Donate diapers, wipes to WO Food Pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Help those in need by donating to a diaper and wipe drive through July 31 to the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry. Items may be dropped off Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon at 315 Main St. and anytime at 58 Valley Way; pickup is also available. All sizes […]

WO police deliver food to those in need

WO police deliver food to those in need

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department and Local No. 25 PBA Union partnered to assist local residents in need. More than 3,000 pounds of shelf-stable food, along with fresh fruit and vegetables, were picked up at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside and delivered to the West Orange–Holy Trinity Food […]

Mt. Pleasant ‘Souper Bowl’ scores touchdown for food pantry

Mt. Pleasant ‘Souper Bowl’ scores touchdown for food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School had more than football on their minds as they scored their own touchdown with their annual “Souper Bowl.” Several boxes of soups were collected by students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Guidance counselor Lisa Struncis and basic skills teacher Jennifer Barta encouraged students to contribute […]

Redwood School packages 288 ‘kindness kits’ during day of service

Redwood School packages 288 ‘kindness kits’ during day of service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Redwood Elementary School rallied to collect supplies for a meaningful service project to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and successfully packaged 288 “kindness kits” that were donated to the Holy Trinity-West Orange Food Pantry. “In preparation for the event, students learned about Dr. King through videos, books, conversations and more,” guidance […]

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Once again, the West Orange community rallied to provide Thanksgiving meals to struggling families.  The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund distributed more than 120 baskets that included turkeys and trimmings, and West Orange Public Schools collected nonperishable food items for the fund. The Holy Trinity-West Orange Food Pantry was able to purchase turkeys […]

Roosevelt Middle School donates food to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

Roosevelt Middle School donates food to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seventh-grade students in teacher Jay Wecht’s class at Roosevelt Middle School greeted Mayor Robert Parisi on Nov. 21 as they boxed up their donations to the Mayor’s Sunshine Fund. The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund provides Thanksgiving baskets to needy families in the West Orange community, and West Orange schools have long-participated by […]

West Orange PBA members volunteer in community

West Orange PBA members volunteer in community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange PBA Local 25 gathered donated items to support the annual Thanksgiving food drive at the Holy Trinity Food Pantry in West Orange. The combined efforts of those willing to help will improve the quality of life for those in need both during the holidays and year-round. […]

St. Stephen’s takes a turn at Christine’s Soup Kitchen

St. Stephen’s takes a turn at Christine’s Soup Kitchen

WEST ORANGE, NJ — St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Millburn recently hosted lunch at Christine’s Soup Kitchen. Volunteers from the congregation along with family and friends offered a delicious meal and fellowship to those in need.  Christine’s Kitchen is a free hot lunch program served weekly in the Guild Hall of Holy Trinity Parish in […]

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