Catholic Charities Opens Melrose Food Center

Bob Unanue, Goya Foods president, spoke on behalf of his company which contributed 300,000 pounds of food to the new food hub.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Timothy Cardinal Dolan joined Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York and its partners in celebrating the grand opening of the Catholic Charities Community Services Food Distribution Center on Thursday, June 23 at 402 E. 152nd Street. The food hub will increase access to fresh produce, nutritious food and support services to a network of community-based interfaith partner pantries and soup kitchens in the Bronx and northern Manhattan. Catholic Charities is also opening a new Client Choice Food Pantry at the same site which will serve 350 families per week.

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