ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – The organization Veteran Angels of Hope, led by Sloatsburg resident Richard Jarcho organizes donations of Turkeys and food for Thanksgiving for veterans in need and for any veteran or their family. Jarcho, served in the Army in the late 1950’s. He has been holding drives for vets for ten years in Rockland, and this is his first year expanding to the Town of Clarkstown.
In total 300 Thanksgiving meals were delivered to veterans in Rockland on Saturday.
The organizations say they are offering a free bag of groceries including non-perishable food items to veterans who are struggling with food insecurity this holiday season.
Veterans were be able to pick up their package of groceries at Sloatsburg Village Hall and Street School Community Center in New City.
Over 500 Turkeys Distributed to Families in the Village of Spring Valley for Thanksgiving Day
Over 500 Turkeys Distributed to Families in the Village of Spring Valley for Thanksgiving Day.
“This is the SEASON of GIVING and being THANKFUL! Remember that Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” said East Ramapo School Board Member Sabrina Charles Pierre.
Great job by Sabrina Charles-Pierre, Spring Valley Police Department, and all involved.
Sons of Italy Meatball Contest Raises $7,000 for Medical Expenses for Local Family
Assemblyman Lawler and Sheriff Falco presented 2-year old Jhanaè Fairclough and her parents Kirk and Jodi Ann with the proceeds raised from the recent Meatball Contest hosted by the Blauvelt Sons of Italy. Assemblyman Lawler won the contest defeating Sheriff Falco for best meatballs.
The $7,000 will help the family cover some of Jhanaè’s medical expenses.
Our best wishes to the Fairclough family!