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NJ State Police holding holiday food drive to benefit domestic violence shelters

NEW JERSEY – The New Jersey State Police is holding a holiday food drive to benefit domestic violence shelters. Non-perishable food items will be collected through November 25.

The collected donations will be distributed to local residential and non-residential domestic violence programs throughout the state to augment the food distributed to their clients this Holiday Season.

Collection boxes are located in the following New Jersey State Police Stations:

  • Troop “A” (south): Bridgeton, Woodbine, Buena Vista, Port Norris, AC Expressway, and Bellmawr
  • Troop “B” (north): Hope, Perryville, and Washington
  • Troop “C” (central): Bordentown, Kingwood, Hamilton, and Red Lion
  • Troop “D” (Turnpike/Parkway): Cranbury, Moorestown, Newark, Bloomfield, Galloway, and Holmdel

Additionally, there will be collection boxes located at the NJ Forensic Science Technology Center in Hamilton, NJ, as well as the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton, NJ.

“Please consider donating to this worthy cause. Any donations would be appreciated,” state police said.

Anyone with questions, should contact the Victim Services Unit at 609-882-2000 ext. 2159.

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Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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