Local food pantry gives thanks for generous West Orange community

Local food pantry gives thanks for generous West Orange community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In a year filled with challenges, the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry was able to provide more than 400 turkeys and Thanksgiving side bags to needy families via its distribution on Nov. 21 and 22, mainly due to the generosity of the West Orange community. “Don’t believe the naysayers that have […]

West Orange Rotary distributes meals at Christine’s Kitchen

West Orange Rotary distributes meals at Christine’s Kitchen

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 12, members of the Rotary Club of West Orange distributed more than 200 meals at Christine’s Kitchen at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in West Orange. This is one of several community-based initiatives undertaken by the Rotary Club. Earlier this year, the Rotarians distributed backpacks to students, provided […]

Teamsters make impressive donation to West Orange food pantry

Teamsters make impressive donation to West Orange food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thanksgiving came early at the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry with the arrival of Teamsters Local 863 and their annual Thanksgiving donation. The donation was organized by the Teamsters and West Orange residents Kathy Zizza and Patti Nathan, pictured. 

West Orange Women’s Club announces events and outreaches

West Orange Women’s Club announces events and outreaches

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Women’s Club has announced several upcoming events and outreach activities that are open to the community: West Orange Township Cleanup Days: Teams are being formed to assist the West Orange Township Council and the South Mountain Conservancy for their cleanup days. Mark your calendars for April 23 in […]

Kelly Elementary students’ ‘Souper Bowl’ supports West Orange food pantry

Kelly Elementary students’ ‘Souper Bowl’ supports West Orange food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kelly Elementary School students, staff and families conducted their biggest “Souper Bowl” food drive for the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry ever in February.  The event was coordinated by the Kelly Student Council students, who asked everyone to bring in canned items and wear their sports jerseys. Stephanie Coia’s second-grade class […]

Community helps West Orange food pantry help community

Community helps West Orange food pantry help community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry distributed 400 turkeys and bags with other food items ahead of Thanksgiving with the help of the West Orange community and volunteers.  In addition to every individual turkey, food item and monetary donation that made this all happen, United Presbyterian Church assisted with food bag […]

Essex County Retirees Education Association supports West Orange food pantry

Essex County Retirees Education Association supports West Orange food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Essex County Retirees Education Association held their annual food drive on Oct. 13 and donated “Soup for Seniors” to the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry located at 315 Main St. West Orange Board of Education President Terry Trigg-Scales helped to coordinate the drive and dropped off the donations. […]

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 […]

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