BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Fire Department Captain Minervino and Firefighter Roberts dropped off several crates of food to the Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair. The food was collected during the township-wide food drives that are a part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

The food drives, organized by Councilwoman Wartyna Davis, began this holiday season and will run through Martin Luther King Day. The goal of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is to focus on "giving back" to the community. Davis described the Martlin Luther King Jr holiday as "not a day off, but rather a day on, to serve those in need."

Human Needs Food Pantry Director Mike Bruno offered a  "special thank you to Bloomfield's Bravest for delivering this to us; be safe out there!!"

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The Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair is on Label Street in Montclair, next to the parking lot for Egan and Sons. The pantry serves residents across Essex County. More than half of the clients of the pantry live in Bloomfield including seniors, the disabled, and veterans. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Bloomfield. TAPinto Bloomfield is the only locally owned news organization in the township. TAPinto Bloomfield is accredited by the New Jesey Press Association. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BloomfieldTAP.