Field Hockey Volunteers at Local FoodBank
HILLSIDE, N.J. (3/27/12) ? The Kean University field hockey team recently volunteered at The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, as part of Kean?s Center for Leadership Service trip on Saturday, March 10.
The team assisted in stocking shelves in the Kids? Division and helped organize the ?Tools for School? section, where teachers are eligible to shop if three-quarters of their students are on free or reduced lunches.
The FoodBank distributes over 37 million pounds of food and groceries a year, ultimately serving 1,500 non-profit programs including 436 programs served by its Partner Distribution Organizations (PDOs). Through their combined efforts, they assist 900,000 low-income people in 18 of New Jersey's 21 counties.