Teaneck police, township officials and community organizations have joined forces to help feed needy families this Thanksgiving, the town announced Monday.
Food donations are being collected at locations around Teaneck until Nov. 18. Requested items include canned vegetables, boxed stuffing, canned green beans, frozen turkeys, canned potatoes, cranberry sauce, boxed pies, and boxed macaroni and cheese.
Individuals and businesses can also donate money by making a check out to “Teaneck Township” with a reference on the bottom of the check to “Social Services.” Gift cards are also being accepted, the town said.
Teaneck’s Thanksgiving Food Drive is being coordinated by the police department’s community policing squad, Helping Hands Food Pantry, Teaneck Rotary Club and Hope Presbyterian Church.
A list of food drop-off locations is below:
Teaneck Municipal Building (818 Teaneck Road)
Richard Rodda Center (250 Colonial Court)
Police Headquarters (900 Teaneck Road)
Fire Headquarters and all fire stations (1231 Teaneck Road, 617 Cedar Lane, 370 Teaneck Road, and 1375 Windsor Road)
Teaneck Public Library (840 Teaneck Road)
Davis Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. (375 Cedar Lane)
Bogota Savings Bank (819 Teaneck Road)Sanzari Management’s Office (300 Frank W. Burr Boulevard)
Teaneck American Legion (650 American Legion Drive)
Bogota Savings Bank (819 Teaneck Road)
Families in need can contact Teaneck Social Work Specialist Gloria Andrade at 201-837-1600 ext. 1503 or via e-mail at email@example.com.