Emmanuel Baptist Church’s Mission Committee is collecting school supplies for needy children in this area for distribution by the Center for Food Action (CFA). Marble composition notebooks, spiral notebooks, loose leaf paper, glue sticks, highlighters, pencils, pens, crayons, colored pencils, 2-pocket folders, 3-ring binders, and backpacks are items being collected.
Donations are accepted in the collection box located under the Mission bulletin board. Contact 201-444-7300 for details and a list of preferred items needed. The collection will continue until the middle of August. Visit www.emmanuelridgewood.org for more information.
Emmanuel, founded in 1891, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary Year and maintains a tradition of community outreach. Emmanuel is located at 14 Hope Street, at the corner of Hope Street and East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. The building is ADA accessible and all are invited to attend.