New Community Thanks Our Holiday Donors
Supporters of New Community and St. Rose of Lima Church generously donated turkeys, gifts and other goods to families in need during both Christmas and Thanksgiving. The efforts were coordinated by Madge Wilson, NCC Board Member and Outreach Coordinator. More than 1,000 gifts were distributed. We are deeply grateful to the following groups and individuals for spreading the spirit of joy during the 2019 holiday season:
– St. Paul’s Abbey, Newton, N.J. – Bro. Bernardo Lee and the Monks, Donated Christmas Trees
– Mr. and Mrs. Mark Carelli and Family, Maplewood, N.J.
– Weichert Realty, Maplewood, N.J. – Rebecca Berenson and Coworkers
– Our Lady of Sorrow Parish, South Orange, N.J. – Jonathan and Rita Arena and Parishioners
– Millburn Fire Department – Fire Chief Robert Echavarria and Nicole Verducci, Millburn, N.J. and Coworkers
– Frank Consentino, Gillette, N.J.
– St. Helen’s Catholic Parish – Marilyn Ryan, Westfield, N.J. and Parishioners
– Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Summit, N.J. – Brian Topping and Coworkers
– St. Rose of Lima Academy – Elizabeth Guarnieri, Betsy Guarnieri and Dan Solazzi and Parents
– Our Lady of the Lake, Verona, N.J. – Ursla Conrad and Parishioners
– Notre Dame Catholic Parish, North Caldwell, N.J. – Donna Zarros and Parishioners
– Seton Hall University School of Law and The Thomas More Society, Newark, N.J. – Fr. Nicholas Gengaro
– St. Thomas Parish, Bloomfield, N.J. – Lorraine McMillian and Parishioners
– Glenwood Elementary School, Short Hills, N.J. – Usha Shah and Karrie
– St. Teresa of Avila Parish, Summit, N.J. – Margaret Strong, Theresa and Parishioners
– Church of The Assumption Parish, Emerson, N.J. – Parishioners and the Social Concerns Committee
– St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Cedar Grove, N.J. – Brenda Pereira and Parishioners
– Meyner & Landis, Counsellors At Law, Newark, N.J. – Cindy Oliveira and Coworkers
– Capital One Bank, Union, N.J. – Diane Dacunha and Coworkers
– Mr. and Mrs. Desjardins, Maplewood, N.J.
– Columbia/Maplewood High School, Maplewood, N.J. – Marsha Hicks and Students
– Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, West Orange, N.J. – Pat Paxton and Parishioners
Thanksgiving Turkey Donations:
– Damascus Bakery, Newark, N.J. – Wanda Hightower, Coordinator
– Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Forlini, Newark, N.J.
– St. Rose of Lima Parish, Short Hills, N.J. – Ed Langley and Parishioners
– Mr. and Mrs. William Hoffman