SOUTH ORANGE,  NJ — The South Orange Elks 1154 has donated $2,000 to MEND (Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity). 

MEND is an interfaith network of 20 food pantries located throughout Essex County. This donation is funded with a Spotlight Grant received from the Elks National Foundation. To date, the Lodge has donated a total of $5,000 in the past three months to local food pantries to help relieve COVID-19 food insecurity issues.