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The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will be visited by New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association (NJWMA) and Move For Hunger

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HILLSIDE, NJ - The New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association (NJWMA) recently partnered with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization based in Asbury Park, to invite its members to host individual food drives during March and April. On April 20, at 11 A.M., Simonik Transportation & Warehousing Group, an Allied agent (Burlington); Sinclair Moving & Storage, a Mayflower agent (West Berlin); All Season Movers, Inc., an Atlas agent (Kearny); and Ridgewood Moving Services, a Bekins agent (Mahwah) will be parking their trucks at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside, NJ to donate the food they have collected over the past two months. 

Bob Russo, Executive Director of NJWMA, and members of the Move For Hunger team will also be in attendance to celebrate the effort. “We look forward to the food donation,” said Tim Vogel, Director of Food Sourcing of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

More than 1 million people, including 1 in 6 children, in New Jersey face hunger each day. Through the support of NJWMA and participating movers, Move For Hunger can continue to help the nearly 50 million Americans struggling to find their next meal.

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The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is located at 31 Evans Terminal Hillside, NJ 07205

For more info contact: Dan Beam, Move For Hunger at dan@moveforhunger.org or (732) 774-0521 x109

Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight   hunger and reduce food waste. In addition to collecting food from people who are moving to new homes, Move For Hunger helps companies and individuals across the United States and Canada organize successful food drives. To date, they have collected more than 7.8 million pounds of food. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

The New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association (NJWMA) was organized in 1969, to serve as the voice of the moving and storage industry in New Jersey, to provide leadership to licensed public movers, large and small, and to provide training for best practices and regulatory compliance. For more information, visit www.NJWMA.org. 

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