By: Olivia Armstrong, Writer / Follow South Jersey News Reporting Intern
BRIDGETON, N.J. — On Friday, the Community Food Bank of South Jersey will host a mobile food distribution open to all residents of Cumberland County. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on April 30 at the Los Puentes grocery store, which is located at 147 Irving Ave. #2002 in Bridgeton.
To pre-register for your spot in this drive-through event, you can reach out to MSanchez@cfbnj.org via email. All residents who participate must provide a form of ID, and they will also be required to wear a mask and socially distance while at the food distribution.
Volunteers are still needed for this event, as well. . If you would like to participate in this food distribution, you can reach out to Msanchez@cfpnj.org for more information on how you can help.
The Community Food Bank of New Jersey will partner with the Division of Human Services, Hopeloft, and many other entities throughout the region to host this event.
This food distribution is taking place to help families of South Jersey in need. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people haven’t been able to eat or pay off their bills because they are trying to pay for their food. The Community Food Bank of South Jersey is trying to do everything they can to make residents be safe and healthy.
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This article was produced by a Follow South Jersey news intern thanks to a grant provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through the New Jersey Health Initiatives program to create hyper-local news to meet the informational and health needs of the City of Bridgeton, N.J.