SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The next Buy One, Bring One (BOBO) collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Nov 17.

“You can help make Thanksgiving a little brighter for a needy family by donating to BOBO Fridays this month,” said Freeholder Patricia Walsh.

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.

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

Canned or boxed food items are accepted. Click here for examples of healthy foods to donate. The bins are available every day during regular business hours, so even if you miss the third Friday, you can drop off donations at any time.

Monetary donations are being accepted through the Adopt-A-Family program to help provide a Thanksgiving meal to a local family. Find the the donation form at