Slick Rick Gives Back At FreshDirect Holiday Food Drive

Residents received many delicious holiday treats including spicy turkey masala.
Photo by Dennis Cohen

FreshDirect partnered with legendary hip hop artist Slick Rick, NYCHA, and the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development on Saturday, December 22 to present a holiday food donation to Edenwald Houses residents at the Edenwald Community Center.

Brian Melford, Councilman King’s budget director, volunteered his time helping Bronxites in need of some holiday cheer this season.
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Slick Rick was eager to distribute a box of food and condiments courtesy of FreshDirect.
Photo by Dennis Cohen

Census Partnership specialist Nicole Yearwood (l) and her colleague Deputy Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden educated the community about many government jobs currently available, both temporary and permanent.
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(l-r) Longtime friend of Slick Rick Larry Scott Blackmon, FreshDirect vice president of Public Affairs; Councilman Andy King;Slick Rick; Deputy Borough President Scott-McFadden and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed residents to the holiday celebration.
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Community volunteers helped distribute food to the rest of the Edenwald community.
Photo by Dennis Cohen

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