Harrison East Newark Elks donate $2,500 to Just Harrison Food Pantry

The Harrison-East Newark Elks Lodge 2326 donated $2,500 to the Just Harrison Food Pantry. The lodge used grants from the Elks National Foundation to make the donation. The Just Harrison Food Pantry helps over 200 families bi-weekly and is hosted by the lodge. The lodge also donated $ 4,000 in ShopRite gift cards to needy families. Seen here are Elk Larry Kelly, Exalted Ruler Justine Saar, Harrison Mayor James A. Fife and Elk/Councilman Larry Bennett.

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