United Community Corp hosts BKind FREE distribution event on 4/24

United Community Corporation will hold a free distribution event for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on Saturday, April 24 at West Side Park in Newark from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The event was made possible through funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during the 2021 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. 

Thanks to the awarded funding, UCC will host the extensive Community Awareness Project event featuring informational booths detailing services specific to victims of crime and families in need, promotional item giveawaysfree clothing, food and household item distributions, and guest speakers.

UCC is hosting a donation drive leading up to the event and is asking for small household appliances, clothing, bedding, home decor, books, toys, strollers, utensils, car seats, mugs, cooking sets, face masks, cleaning products and hand sanitizer. Anyone interested can drop off their donations at West Side Park or email donations@uccnewark.org to schedule a time for your donation to be picked up.

“Our mission is to improve the betterment of people’s lives in the City of Newark and Essex County,” UCC Board of Directors president John Jewell said. “When members of the community know that they need something, they know that they can turn to UCC. We never say no. We never say that we can’t. When you need to get something done, you call UCC because our staff and board are dedicated to do our mission.”

Contact Information
  1. Richard Greco
  2. 9083588815
  3. richard.greco@uccnewark.org
Sat, April 24
11:00 am — 3:00 pm
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United Community Corporation will hold a free distribution event for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on Saturday, April 24 at West Side Park in Newark from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The event was made possible through funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice ...

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