CLARK, NJ - The Clark Give and Share Program is sponsoring a special food collection drive called "A Bag of Sides.” According to organizers all donations will be given to the needy to supplement holiday meals.
Those interested in donating are asked to fill a bag with one box of instant mashed potatoes or stuffing, one or two cans of vegetables, one can of turkey gravy and one can of cranberry sauce to room 18 in the Clark Municipal Building.
Collections will begin the week of October 6 and continue through November 15. Donations can be dropped-off between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each weekday.
Turkeys, hams and chickens will also be accepted this year. Donors must call Nancy Raymond, Clark Health Officer at 732-428-8405 in advance to arrange drop-off of perishable items.
Pick-up of donations can also be arranged if needed.