Buy One, Bring One for "BOBO Fridays"
Freeholder Patricia Walsh encourages the public to donate to the next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need on Friday, March 16.
“We’ve collected more than 18 tons of donations in the past seven-plus years,” she said, “but this is still just ‘a drop in the bucket’ in light of the ongoing need at the Food Bank Network. Your continuing support is much appreciated!”
Look for the blue BOBO Fridays bins at these county sites: Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove St., Somerville; Park Commission Headquarters, 355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater; and Lord Stirling Stable, 256 S. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge.
Local libraries hosting the bins include the Bound Brook Memorial Library, Bridgewater Library, Manville Library, Mary Jacobs Memorial Library (Rocky Hill), North Plainfield Library, Peapack-Gladstone Library, Somerville Public Library, Warren Township Library and Watchung Library.
Towns that have BOBO Fridays bins in their municipal buildings are Bedminster, Bound Brook, Franklin, Green Brook, North Plainfield and Raritan.
Canned or boxed food items are accepted. Click here for examples of healthy foods to donate. The bins are available every day during regular business hours, so even if you miss the third Friday of the month, you can drop off donations at any time.
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BUY a canned or boxed food item when you shop
BRING it with you by the 3rd FRIDAY of every month
Drop it off in the BLUE BINS
Your donation of canned or boxed items will help feed families in Somerset County
Thank you for your continuing support!
Sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Benefits the Food Bank Network of Somerset County