Food & Drink

Less Than Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraiser and Food Pantry Drive

Parade Organizer and Vice-Chairperson of the Parade Committee, Carol Sharkey Corcoran explained, “This is our first year incorporating a food drive with our fundraiser. The Committee felt that we wanted to give back to our community because afterall the community has been so supportive over the years to our Parade.   Right now people are hurting due to the economy and Hurricane Sandy and hopefully we can help make life a little easier for them.  We will be donating all of the food to Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry in West Orange.” Credits: Irish
Egan and Sons 104 Harrison Avenue West Orange, NJ 973-736-3355 Website:  http://www.EgansWestOrange.com Credits: Egan and Sons



WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Essex area is invited to head over to Egan’s in West Orange Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm and donate goods for the Food Pantry while at the same time supporting the West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The event at Egan’s on Harrison Avenue off of Main Street will be hosted by the West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. The $20 donation includes 1 drink, appetizers and live Traditional Irish entertainment. In addition, those who attend are asked to bring along with them bagged non-perishable food items and toiletries which will be donated to the Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry in West Orange. 

Parade Committee Vice-Chairperson and Roseland resident, Carol Sharkey Corcoran explained, “This is our first year incorporating a food drive with our fundraiser. The Committee felt that we wanted to give back to our community because afterall the community has been so supportive over the years to our Parade.   Right now people are hurting due to the economy and Hurricane Sandy and hopefully we can help make life a little easier for them.  We will be donating all of the food to Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry in West Orange.”

The food items requested for donation are:
Canned Foods (No glass jars please):
* Meals in a can
* Canned Tuna Fish
* Canned Vegetables
* Canned Fruit
* Soups
* Peanut Butter

Boxed Foods:
* Macaroni and Cheese
* Cereal
* Rice
* Instant Potatoes
* Pasta

Baby Foods:
* Cereal
* Baby Foods
* Formula

Toiletries:
* Toothbrush / Toothpaste*
* Soap
* Deoderant
* Shampoo and Baby Shampoo



For more information:

West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
Sheila Parisi - 201-874-5657
Carol Corcoran -  973-271-1670
Email:  WestOrangeParade@gmail.com
Website:  www.WestOrangeParade.com

Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry
315 Main St at Franklin Avenue
West Orange, NJ
Email:  HolyTrinityWO@verizon.net
Website:  http://www.HolyTrinityChurchwo.org

Egan and Sons
104 Harrison Avenue
West Orange, NJ
973-736-3355
Website:  http://www.EgansWestOrange.com

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