IN NEW JERSEY
IN NEW JERSEY
Volunteers of the Churches of God in New Jersey hosted a disaster relief drive in response to Hurricane Maria effects in Puerto Rico.
An international food festival brought people together to enjoy food that was authentically prepared from 18 different countries.
Volunteers from the Church of God in Bogota cleaned up firework debris at Veterans Memorial Park after an Independence Day fireworks show.
About 100 volunteers from the Church of God in Ridgewood, Passaic and Mountainside went to Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park to carry out a cleanup in honor of the city of Paterson’s 225th anniversary.
Volunteers went to the North Brunswick Senior Citizen Center to revamp the restrooms. They gave the restrooms a fresh coat of paint and upgraded the décor.
The Bergen County Cleanup Campaign kicked off with 110 Church of God volunteers from Bogota, Passaic and Ridgewood, who cleaned the Riverfront Plaza and Johnson and Foschini parks.
After winter storm Stella covered Bogota in snow, Church of God volunteers cleaned off snow from porches, cars and driveways for more than a dozen homes of senior citizens in the community.
Members collected 3,100 pairs of socks to be donated to the Socks for Soldiers Drive in Passaic County. The mayor of Hawthorne presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the Church for its superb contributions.
Volunteers from the Church of God in Ridgewood embraced the cold weather to beautify the Rutherford Community Garden by removing trash and spreading mulch to prepare the park for spring.
About 60 volunteers cleaned up debris and decaying plants from the historic Marquand Park in Princeton, NJ. The park is home to various trees that were imported and planted as far back as the 1800’s.