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Nov. 18 ‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive Will Help Families Celebrate Thanksgiving

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Nov 18.

“You can help make Thanksgiving a little brighter for a needy family by donating to BOBO Fridays this month,” said Freeholder Director Patricia Walsh. Also, monetary donations are being accepted through the Adopt-A-Family program to help provide a Thanksgiving meal to a local family. Donation forms are available online at http://bit.ly/2016AdoptFamily

To make a donation of canned or boxed items, look for the blue BOBO Fridays bins at these county locations: Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove St., Somerville; Park Commission Headquarters, 355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater; and Lord Stirling Stable, 256 S. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge.

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Local libraries hosting the bins include the Bound Brook Memorial Library, Bridgewater Library, Manville Library, Mary Jacobs Memorial Library (Rocky Hill), North Plainfield Library, Peapack-Gladstone Library, Somerville Public Library, Warren Township Library and Watchung Library.

Towns that have BOBO Fridays bins in their municipal buildings are Bedminster, Bound Brook, Franklin, Green Brook, North Plainfield and Raritan.

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